Sexual Politics

The Department of Justice, protecting you from obscenity, recently indicted California resident Ira Isaacs for distributing erotic videos that are "far beyond the mainstream." Now brace yourselves. The videos have titles like “Gang Bang Horse — ‘Pony Sex Game,’” “Mako’s First Time Scat,” “Hollywood Scat Amateurs No. 7,” “Laurie’s Toilet Show,” and “BAE 20.” The spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's office said, “the titles are indicative of the content of the videos.” (source) No matter what the content of these videos might be (presuming that there are no children nor non-consensual acts involved) Isaacs' attorney hits the nail right on the head:
LodgeNet Entertainment Corp. supplies pay-per-view movies to America's hotels, and "Focus on the Family" (FOF) says, "In August, family advocates will ask the Department of Justice to investigate and bring charges against the company. Phil Burress, president and executive director of Ohio's Citizens for Community Values (CCV), claims that LodgeNet's movies are " prosecutable under the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Miller v. California."

The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists has named Marty Klein’s America’s War on Sex the “Sexuality Book of the Year” Dr. Joy Davidson, who presented the award, called Klein’s work “frightening, funny, and a great read.” She underlined its achievement in presenting a clear picture of...

Here it is, the Infamous Fuck Brief. The filings are all public record and are freely available on the USPTO website. Nevertheless, anyone's convenience, here they are. The USPTO's initial rejection of the application. The initial appeal to the Examiner - this is the one that sparked the articles. The USPTO's...