Sex News: Tumblr exodus overwhelms Pillowfort, Margaret Cho’s Mercy Mistress, R. Kelly is a monster, Grindr harassment case

“If you were one of the Tumblr users impacted by the Tumblr porn ban, then chances are you’ve heard of Pillowfort, an up-and-coming Tumblr alternative … On Dec. 13, just days before Tumblr officially banned NSFW content, the site announced on Twitter that it acquired “over 10,000 users in the last two weeks” … Last…

Elf booty booty booty: Art by Kieran Thompson

While compiling these posts I’m scrolling through the timelines of artists with established followings and communities who found themselves suddenly kicked off Tumblr, and scrambling for a new home. Kieran Thompson is one of those artists, and through them we can see what’s not working … Case in point: Like you probably did, I saw…

Gods, monsters, and sex: Art by Celine Loup

In our ongoing quest to shine a light on artists harmed by Tumblr’s disgraceful, censorious porn ban, it’s a pleasure to discover the erotic works of Celine Loup. Quick links: * Website: Celine Loup (celineloup.com) * Celine Loup on Patreon (patreon.com/Celineloup) * Etsy store: Celine Loup (etsy.com/shop/Celineloup) * Nazgul Queen on Twitter (@celineorelse) * Shop…

Sex News: Tumblr fallout, FOSTA havoc, Cardi B at AVN, the flipside of deepfakes

“Daily activities, like opening business accounts, have become problematic for sex workers because of the overreaching legislation, according to Akynos, founder of the Black Sex Workers Collective (BSWC). “It has made it impossible for us to walk into a bank and try to get a business account under our known title,” Akynos told Blavity.” *…

Sex News: UK porn IDs set for April, 2018 ruled for sex censorship, postcoital dysphoria study, and more

“Rules for how the ban on under-18s will work were quietly passed by the House of Commons on Monday this week – and are expected to be in place by April. From that date, anyone who visits a porn site from a British IP address will be asked for ‘proof’ they are 18, provided either…

Sex News: Tumblr bans porn, Starbucks bans porn, California stings sex workers, male contraceptive gel

“Tumblr will permanently ban adult content from its platform on December 17th in a move that will eradicate porn-related communities on the platform and fundamentally alter how the service is used. The ban includes explicit sexual content and nudity with a few exceptions.” * Tumblr will ban all adult content on December 17th (Verge) “With…

Eye Candy: Happy #PornSunday

The repressive state of our internet is unhealthy. Take a break from conservative social media sites to enjoy real pleasure, empowered performers of all genders, all kinds of bodies, and award-winning porn. Sex content that’s ethical. Artistic. Smart. Has high production values and features performers having fun. Real bisexuality. No sexist bullshit. Zero censorship. These…

Sex News: Tumblr bans sex harassment, HBO quits porn, religiosity predicts ‘porn addiction’

“Tumblr is to ban content that results in the “unwanted sexualisation or sexual harassment of others.” The social network says this includes non-consensual “creepshots” – sexually suggestive photos of clothed victims. In addition, it said it covers “deepfake” pornography, in which computer-generated images of a subject’s face are transplanted onto explicit photos or videos of…

Sex News: Bigfoot porn, Les Moonves, murder over porn, Fortnite porn parody, another Nxivm arrest

“A Democratic candidate in a hotly contested U.S. House race in Virginia has accused her opponent of supporting white supremacists — oh, and also of liking Bigfoot porn … “My ‘buddies’ thought this pic was fitting for my birthday next week,” read a caption, “and to celebrate my new book release in about a month…