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Sex News: Weinstein denies rape accusations, PornHub malware warning, intersex rights, sex toy security

  • “Film producer Harvey Weinstein has denied raping three women after allegations were made in US magazine The New Yorker. It claims Weinstein forced sex on the women, including actress Asia Argento. In addition, actresses Mira Sorvino and Rosanna Arquette are also among those who say they were sexually harassed by the producer.”
    * Harvey Weinstein denies rape accusations (BBC)
  • “Wow! Jennifer and her team look really professional and ready to take on anything! It’s no wonder their project succeeded and they’re looking to celebrate. Maybe you could trade war stories with them about projects past, or hear some of their stories about what it took to make it this far. One thing’s for sure though, no matter how drunk you get: do not masturbate in front of them.”
    * The Rock Test: A Hack for Men Who Don’t Want To Be Accused of Sexual Harassment (Medium)
  • Pretty sure that in many sentences the author means “gender” where they have written the word “sex.” So frustrating. “I met Adams through InterACT, an advocacy organization for young people who are intersex — meaning they were born with some combination of chromosomes, hormones, gonads or genitals that defy social expectations of sex, including the expectation that sex is dichotomous. “Intersex” is a broad umbrella that is often used to encompass dozens of variations, from unusual karyotypes, such as XXY, to hormone insensitivities that can cause a person with XY chromosomes and internal testes to develop as an externally typical female.”
    * The intersex rights movement is ready for its moment (Washington Post)

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  • “Equality Utah has settled the first-of-its-kind lawsuit brought against the state of Utah a over sex-education law that banned positive discussions of homosexuality in public schools. So-called “no promo homo” law is out and state school board informs schools of anti-discrimination policy for all students.”
    * Equality Utah, state schools settle lawsuit over anti-gay sex-ed policies (Salt Lake Tribune)
  • “The piece — “Domestikator” by the collective Atelier Van Lieshout, whose outline depicts copulation — was to go on view on Oct. 19 in the Louvre’s Tuileries Gardens as part of Hors les Murs, a public art program organized by the Fiac contemporary art fair. “This is something that should not happen,” Joep van Lieshout, the collective’s founder, said in a telephone interview [referring to the decision to remove the piece].”
    * Louvre Pulls Sculpture, Saying It Was Sexually Explicit (NYT)
  • SiliconWives.com has announced the expansion of its product line to include a sex robot named “Emma.” According to the company, Emma is the first mass-market intelligent sex robot offering an impressive range of features, including speech recognition, artificial intelligence, touch sensing technology, and body temperature control.”
    * Silicon Wives Debuts Intelligent Sex Robot ‘Emma’ (XBIZ)
  • “If I don’t feel I’m suitable for the client, I’ll let her know in the most polite way possible. There’ll be a million tale-tale signs but it all boils down to your gut instinct. The way they communicate with you, the questions they ask, trying to haggle about the rates and prove how big my d*ck is, which is a clear indicator that they’re not the type of client I’m looking for. Imagine calling up a female escort and asking her off the bat how tight her vagina is.”
    * A Male Escort Answers 21 Questions About Getting Paid to Sleep with Successful Women (redbook)

Much gratitude to our thoughtful sponsor, Nubile Films.

  • “Today’s post is in the nature of a policy notice, reminding everyone that Tumblr (under the thumb of Yahoo as sold down the river to Verizon) switched sides in that culture war when they took the explicit porn blogs dark, making them invisible to the open web when they barred them to search robots and made them invisible to everyone but logged-in Tumblr users with non-default settings.”
    * Policy Notice: Treating Adult Tumblr Links As Broken (ErosBlog: The Sex Blog)
  • “(…) as Alex Lomas of Pentest Partners found recently, some of these vulnerable devices are of a very personal nature. Lomas discovered that he could relatively easily search for and hijack BLE-enabled sex toys—a pursuit he named “screwdriving” (after the Wi-Fi network finding practice of “wardriving”).”
    * “NSFW” doesn’t begin to describe Bluetooth security in sex toys (Ars Technica)

Main post image via: Porn-optical illusion: Suggestive collages of sex and architecture (Dangerous Minds)

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Sex News: Pornhub bug bounty, labiaplasty ads banned, LA porn permits flatline, Tinder’s India ads panned


  • What surprised you about working in porn?
    There are probably a million things. One of the most obvious things is that I never, ever saw a girl have an orgasm—it’s all obviously really, really good acting. And if you ever see a cum shot in a still, then it’s probably a mixture of soap and lube.”
    * NSFW Photos from the Four Years I Spent on a Porn Set (Vice UK, image above via)
  • PornHub has launched a bug bounty program for security researchers and bug hunters who can find and report security vulnerabilities in its website. Partnered with HackerOne, PornHub is offering to pay independent security researchers and bug hunters between $ 50 and $ 25,000, depending upon the impact of vulnerabilities they find.”
    * Pornhub Launches Bug Bounty Program; Offering Reward up to $ 25,000 (The Hacker News)
  • “There were only 26 permits issued in 2015 for Los Angeles-area adult entertainment filming, according to FilmL.A., the local authority that processes film production permits. …Permits issued for porn productions have declined stunningly since November 2012, when Los Angeles county voters approved Measure B, which requires performers to wear condoms during sex scenes. … In 2012, adult filmmakers filed 480 permits, according to a FilmL.A. estimate.”
    * L.A.-Area Adult Film Permits Dip to 26 in 2015 (XBIZ)

Thanks to our sponsor in Spain, women-run Lust Cinema.

  • VB note: they neglected to mention that malachite is also breakable, and can crack with razor-sharp edges. I know because I dropped a sculpted malachite obelisk once, and it broke. “An apparent geologist on Tumblr posted a beautiful malachite stalactite that bears an unfortunate(?) resemblance to, well, a phallic object used for penetrative sexual play, commonly known as a dildo. But as soon as Tumblr noted the stalactite’s possible utility as a sex toy, other users were quick to point out that malachite is a poisonous, water-soluble mineral.”
    * Please don’t use this stalactite as a dildo, even though it totally looks like one (Daily Dot, via Ariel Waldman)
  • “Some 43 million users worldwide have a presence in a virtual world, a number that is expected to quadruple in the next few years. Platforms such as Active Worlds, Blue Mars and Second Life are among the most popular. Players immerse themselves in video game-like environments where you control everything from dance moves to sex positions. On Red Light Center you can join a wild orgy party happening in real time with strangers all over the world. Or do it Kama Sutra-style in, say, a glittering castle on the moon.”
    * How Virtual Hookups are Leading to Real Sex (Playboy)
  • “AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the state’s leading public health and advocacy organizations, has announced its opposition to a pending ballot measure pertaining to adult film production in California. The controversial “Safer Sex in Adult Film Production Act” is awaiting approval to appear on November’s ballot.”
    * AIDS Project Los Angeles Formally Opposes Adult Film Ballot Initiative (XBIZ)
  • “Jason Galanis, a man who in 2004 was [once] called “Porn’s New King,” was arrested by FBI agents at his Los Angeles home on Wednesday and charged with taking part in a $ 60 million scam that ripped off impoverished South Dakota Sioux and others. It was the third time in nine years that Galanis had been accused of engineering a financial fraud.”
    * ‘Porn’s New King’ busted for ripping off tribe in $ 60M scam (NY Post)

Much gratitude to our thoughtful sponsor, Nubile Films.

  • “London Bridge Plastic Surgery clinic advertised its services for labia reshaping in the Metro newspaper. The clinic promised women they could “achieve a more natural appearance” and “relieve the discomfort caused by enlarged labia.” … However, five readers complained about the ad to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) on the grounds it was socially irresponsible to encourage women to consider unnecessary cosmetic surgery. The ASA agreed and banned the advert.”
    * ‘Designer vagina’ surgery ad banned for promoting negative body image (RT)
  • The Nova already looks realistic, albeit more doll-like than human-like (which is likely the goal). It will be very interesting to see improvements once an actual prototype is revealed. Abyss Creations plans to be in the prototype stage in early 2017 and begin taking preorders later that same year.”
    * The Early Makings of a Talking Sex Robot (Future of Sex)
  • “I recently came across a list on eBaum’s World of intellectually-gifted porn stars. It’s an impressive catalog, but it’s comprised mostly of straight actors. Inspired by the eBaum list, I am proud to present but a few of their queer counterparts… who are also (at least) as smart as you are.”
    * Seven Queer Porn Stars Who Are Probably Smarter Than You (Huffington Post)
  • Panned for not being straightforward about sex, interestingly.Tinder’s new ad in India has been swiped left — rather decisively — on social media. The ad, released on May 7 on Facebook, shows a young Indian woman preening in her bedroom mirror. Her mother enters the room and asks about her plans. The daughter is reluctant to admit that she is going on a romantic date—but the cool mom not only knows what Tinder is, she is also quite happy to have her daughter use it.”
    * Tinder’s new ad stars an Indian mom who’s cool with casual sex—and kids are freaking out (Quartz)

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