Sexual Politics

The AP reports: A poll released late Tuesday found that 70 percent of New Yorkers think Spitzer should resign, while 66 percent believe he should be impeached and removed from office if he doesn't. (source) That seems to be an awfully harsh indictment from the state that roots for the...

If this legislation passes, he'd better stay in Rhode Island Massachusetts is considering an update to the state's rape law, allowing prosecutors to bring charges against those who use fraud or deceit in order to engage in sex with an otherwise unwilling victim. The move, proposed by Waltham...

You know that confused "ourp?" sound that Scoob makes when something completely confuses the shit out of him? I just read this on the appropriately named "Joyfully Perplexed" blog. And, for the record, masturbation is a vile crimes against human sexuality. Yes, it does promote radical individualism. Yes, it does...

[caption id="attachment_4240" align="alignright" width="150" caption="You need to see someone!"][/caption] In honor of Valentine's Day, in the "aint love grand" posting category, I am going to discuss obscenity risks in the specific context of the film, Two Girls, One Cup. (link). If you have not seen the video, never fear....

The Montgomery Advertiser reports that a local Baptist pastor has died while "enjoying [an] unusual hobby." Rev. Gary M. Aldridge, senior pastor at Thorington Road Baptist Church was found dead in his home "under unusual circumstances." Aldridge died of asphyxiation, according to a preliminary report from the Alabama Department of...


The Yale Daily News reports:
Members of the Yale Women’s Center board threatened to initiate legal action Sunday after discovering a photograph posted on Facebook.com depicting 12 Yale students affiliated with the Zeta Psi fraternity posing in front of the Center with a sign reading “We Love Yale Sluts.”
12 frat boys stood in front of a building with a sign that said "We Love Yale Sluts," so the occupants of that building feel entitled to sue.... for what? Defamation and sexual harassment. I will discuss the defamation claim (I'm not qualified to discuss the sexual harassment claim). The defamation claim is doomed. In order to have a valid defamation claim you must have:

I got an "invitation" to get the American Express Platinum Card. Yeah, $450 is a bit steep, but you get enough rewards points for a free round trip ticket on any airline. Not exactly worth $450, but I was curious about their concierge service. They are supposed...

I have spent years -- in fact all of my adult life -- arguing with feminazis (NOT the same thing as a feminist) and religious zealots and everyone in between about adult entertainment. The religious nuts want us to believe that their imaginary friend doesn't want us to have porn so that we won't masturbate. I have news for them -- if there is a God, he already experimented with beasts that couldn't touch their genitals -- the tyrannosauruses. It didn't work out. The feminazis... they are about as fit for this world as the tyrannosaurs. Although this article is five years old, I've just now come across it. In it, Naomi Wolf makes the first intelligent, non-mind-controlling argument against adult entertainment. She doesn't advocate a ban, but puts forth a worthy argument for choosing to eschew porn. I'm not necessarily convinced that she is right, but I love her approach (and her writing).