Category: Sex News

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…

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…

Sex News: FOSTA lawsuit development, UK sex work websites under attack, China’s progressive sex educators

“A self-appointed group of MPs (the “All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade”) fronted by Ms. Champion made a call to ban “prostitution websites” during a Wednesday House of Commons debate. Conflating sex work with trafficking just like their American counterparts, they claim websites where workers advertise and screen clients “directly and…

Sex News: Lawsuit challenges SESTA-FOSTA, Uganda’s porn detector, China bans ASMR, Weinstein faces life

I’m back after taking a short break; I got depressed for a minute after SESTA-FOSTA passed and had to regroup. Above image: Becky Berardi of The BadAss Becky Show, via Twitter. “On Thursday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a lawsuit against the federal government and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Woodhull Freedom Foundation et al. v.…

Sex News: International Whore’s Day, PornHub’s VPN, the cocky trademark mess, Instagram censorship, Hand Solo

I notice that EFF is missing from their list. Very disappointing. “Calling attention to bias and discrimination against sex workers, marches for International Whore’s Day will be held on Saturday in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Chicago, the Bay Area, Austin and Las Vegas. All allies of sex workers are invited to attend the event.…

Sex News: Stormy Daniels honored by LA, Weinstein under federal investigation, blackness gap in sex tech

“The porn star who was paid hush money to stay silent about a sexual tryst she says she had with President Trump [was] honored with an official Stormy Daniels Day in West Hollywood and given a key to the city on Wednesday.” * On ‘Stormy Daniels Day,’ West Hollywood to honor porn star with key…

Sex News: Toys R Us hoarded kinky domains, Stormy Daniels conspiracy theory, male sexbots, whitewashing sex ed

“Toys ‘R’ Us, which filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is closing stores and selling off its intellectual property to pay off creditors, has a surprise for domainers — it has some kinky domain names available.” * Toys ‘R’ Us Selling Inventory of Erotic Domain Names (XBIZ) “Moore says there are certain sounds that she’s asked…