Sex News: Rihanna, Penis Peppers, Gay Porn Star Dead, Porn Deters Sexual Violence

What Lies Beneath

  • For most people, pornography use has no negative effects – and it may even deter sexual violence. Some people worry that it might even incite violence against women. The data, however, do not support these claims. The Sunny Side of Smut (Scientific American)
  • It’s been the internet (illegal downloads, XTube) and the economy (producers paying literally anyone $300 to get fucked in a moving bus) that have helped the death of the gay porn star along. But at the same time, haven’t we helped, too? The Death Of The Gay Porn Star (The Sword)
  • A porn site with a litigious history has won an important early round in its copyright fight against Megaupload, alleged to be one of the Web’s largest distributors of pirated films, TV shows, and music. Porn site dings Megaupload in copyright case (CNET News)
  • A major national retailer of condoms, sex toys and producer of pornographic movies is helping fund a faculty position at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Adam & Eve, founded in 1970 and based in North Carolina, is among the donors to the Joycelyn Elders Chair in Sexual Health Education at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Sex-toy, porn-movie maker helps fund U Med School faculty post (Star Tribune)
  • One of the ways it’s easy to understand breastfeeding as political is to talk about it as sexual. Sex and Breastfeeding (About: Sexuality)
  • (IMO, this are the conclusions people reach when they only look at the narrow field of mainstream commercial porn.) Serial magazine publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. says porn will become more artistic, sensual, and intellectual. Bob Guccione, Jr. on the Future of Pornography (Big Think, autoplay warning)

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