So Last Week 195

In this week’s So Last Week: Sex News You May Have Missed, Laurie Anderson talks life, love and Lou Reed. What to do with the sex toys you don’t want anymore. Is one affair better than another? The next gay marriage battlegrounds and 18 things everyone should know about sex.

  • Laurie Anderson on Lou Reed. Their love, life and his death. (RollingStone)
  • Sex toys in the attic. The conundrum of what to do when you’re done with your technological love. (NYTimes)
  • The conflict avoidance affair. Is this best possible infidelity? (Slate)
  • These are the next gay marriage battlegrounds. (TIME)
  • Same sex adoption. The next frontier. (ABC)
  • 18 things everyone should know about sex. (HuffPo)
  • An online dating study shows racial prejudices can be altered, easily. (Boston.com)
  • “The clitoris is like a button made of a million penis tops.” Key and Peele talk about how to go down on bitches right. (GroupThink)
  • Having lunch with the Toronto woman who’s serial dating for a price. (TheGlobeandMail)
  • Bisexuals are here, they’re queer, and no one believes them. (TheDateReport)

So Last Week 194

In this week’s So Last Week: Sex News You May Have Missed, celebrities struggle with their sexuality too. I love boobies may be going to the Supreme Court. Is Kim Kardashian healthier (and smarter) than the rest of us? A dating site for egg donation and three women and the (literal) objects of their desire.

  • A dating site for couples ready to fall for an egg donor. (DailyMail)
  • Feminism for sale. The American Apparel menstruating and masturbating controversy continues. (WashPost)
  • Happily married to a ferris wheel. In love with the Statue of Liberty. Meet three women with OS. (TheAustralian)
  • Research says women with big butts are smarter and healthier than the rest of us. (EliteDaily)
  • The “I Love Boobies” bracelet ban may go all the way to the Supreme Court. (Transworld)
  • Sex workers for ObamaCare. (CNN)
  • Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly are Glamour.com’s couple of the year. (Glamour)
  • Justin Bieber likes to pay for sex, and if he would only take the sheet off, maybe he can be the poster boy to make it okay for others to pay for sex too?  (PageSix)
  • Portia De Rossi struggled with coming out. (FemaleFirst)
  • Flashback, fast forward: A Young Kurt Cobain talks about his gay spirit. (StarObserver)
  • Stoya on why it’s important to accurately write about sex work. (VICE)
  • Cunt Dracula, Buckingham Phallus and other “mastur”pieces. (HuffPo.UK)

So Last Week 193

In this week’s Sex News You May Have Missed, hairy chests and manhood. Jewish burlesque. How to talk with your parents about sex. Handmade sex toys and Jenna Jameson needs help. It’s all So Last Week.

  • Does hair (on the chest) make a man? (TheAtlantic)
  • Faith and sexuality: The Fine Jewish Art of Burlesque. (Forward)
  • 5 tips on how to stay fun and faithful. (ThoughtCatalog)
  • Finding love, the old, shallow way. (NYT)
  • Giving your parents the sex talk. (HuffPo.ca)
  • Darth Vader Dildos. Pleasure stones. Bendable Glass. Meet the artisans selling handmade sex toys on Etsy. (NYMag)
  • How to dress for the second date when you plan to reveal you have HPV. (MarieClaire)
  • This guy is losing his virginity in public and it’s all for the sake of art (and gender double standards). (VICE)
  • The impact of porn on kids. (Philly)
  • Lotus births and uncut umbilical cords. (xojane)
  • Jenna Jameson totally out of it (and def. not hyped on sugar) in an interview for her new book, Sugar. Maybe it’s time for Dr. Drew? (FoxNews)
  • File under totally sad and completely incomprehensible. Oh, Dave Herman. (NYDailyNews)

So Last Week 192

In this week’s Sex News You May Have Missed, masturbation: still more taboo than intercourse. New Jersey goes gay (marriage). Defining a new orientation to sex. Plus, killer whales go through menopause and giving new meaning to cock-a-doodle-doo, meet the Little Rooster vibrating panty alarm.

  • Masturbation. Still more shocking than sex. (Salon)
  • Gay marriage. Jersey style. (Slate)
  • Sex Appeal. Is it so wrong? (BBC)
  • We need a new orientation to sex. (HuffPo)
  • Killer whales. One of only three species found to go through menopause. (NationalGeographic)
  • Boys make up 50% of the children trading sex for money, so why is nobody talking about them? (Alternet)
  • “Son, it’s okay if you don’t get laid tonight.” (Angieup)
  • The alarm clock for women who want to get up by getting off. (DangerousMinds)
  • “Hot mom” defends herself against facebook haters. (Shine)
  • Birth in all of its primality. (DodsonandRoss)
  • How to tell the unconventional tales of conception. (Philly)
  • Grannies exchange sex tips online. (BusinessStandard)
  • Gender fluidity and transmen captured. (DarkSilenceinSuburbia.tumblr.com)

So Last Week 191

In this week’s Sex News You May Have Missed, sexual violence and the youth of America. Meanwhile, in Israel, is it okay for Plug and Socket to be gay? Male animals who die for sex and, period power. It’s all So Last Week.

  • New study: 1 in 10 young Americans has committed sexual violence. (Slate)
  • In Israel, Sheka and Teka (aka Plug and Socket) are being asked to light their way out of the closet. (WashPost)
  • The real Virginia Johnson. More on the woman behind a sexual revolution. (NYPost)
  • National Coming Out Day. Famous LGBT stars throughout history. (nj.com)
  • Lesbian Florida teen, Kaitlyn Hunt accepted a plea deal in her case re. underage sex with another girl. (NYDailyNews)
  • More coming out: Sex after breast cancer. (News.com.au)
  • In certain species, self-sacrificing males literally die for sex. (SMH)
  • American Apparel and the menstruating vulva shirt. (Jezebel)
  • 14 Orgasm Faces are used to promote Nymphomaniac, the new five-hour flick by Lars von Trier. (AdWeek)
  • Vibrators.com offers a free buzz during the government shutdown. (NYMag)

So Last Week 190

In this week’s Sex News You May Have Missed, why Nebraska may be the last place to go for an abortion. Sex addiction – if it’s really, what is it really? Death by sex and how high heels affect her orgasm. It’s all (or mostly) So Last Week.

  • Nebraska. Abortion. Idiocracy. (DailyKos)
  • Gay, lesbian and aging. It’s hard to find a home that doesn’t discriminate. (WashPost)
  • Death by Sex. Five unusual ways to go. (LehMiller)
  • Sex Addiction: An Intimacy Disorder. (USNews)
  • Sexual deviancy may not be deviant. (Salon)
  • Lunaception, orgasm and pregnancy. Things you may not know you don’t know about sex. (TIME)
  • Revenge porn is now illegal in California. (WashTimes)
  • Forced abortions in China are, in two words, horrifically unacceptable. (OpposingViews)
  • The new sex rules. (SexualIntelligence)
  • Why it’s tough to be bisexual. (Alternet)
  • What would isolating strip clubs do? (TheStarPhoenix)
  • “I was not a boy, and you can’t make me into one.” (gcvsa.tumblr)

So Last Week 189

In this week’s sex news you may have missed, mothers, their sons and porn. Public masturbation as an act of empowerment? 300 sandwiches until marriage and Stoya isn’t into using condoms in porn (she explains why). It’s all so last week.

So Last Week 188

In this week’s sex news you may have missed, the Pope puts out (more about his feelings on gay marriage), sex at google, Tristan Taormino on condom-only porn and the ball cutter. It’s all so last week.

  • The Pope talks gay marriage, abortion and contraception and calls church a “home for all,” not a small chapel. (NYTimes)
  • Google sex. (BusinessInsider)
  • Meet Dr. Susan Robinson. She’s one of the last four remaining doctors providing third trimester abortions. (TheHairpin)
  • The openly gay liberal lawmaker Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and his Tea Party loving dad and the political ad that stole my heart. (Gawker)
  • YES! Tristan Taormino explains why she will now shoot condom only porn. (PuckerUp)
  • After she committed suicide, people are stunned to find a dead girl’s photo in a dating ad. Facebook apologizes. (VancouverSun)
  • Dreams, Abraham Lincoln and why you need a vibrator. (Broadcast)
  • Adventures in manscaping. Otherwise known as “ouch”. (GoodMenProject)
  • Random man cuts off balls, runs into a church and then delays a wedding. (BrentwoodWeeklyNews)
  • A naked haunted house comes to Sinking Spring, PA. (981TheHawk)

So Last Week 187

In this week’s So Last Week: Sex News You May Have Missed, do big balls make bad dads? The Dehli gang rape verdict. One man’s love for Land Rovers goes too far over drive, plus a whole lot o’ video on love, marriage and creeps on the street.

  • Swing on this: The link between big testicles and bad fathers. (TheWeek)
  • 10 things everyone should learn in sex ed. (TheFrisky)
  • The Dehli gang rape verdict leaves four men hanging. (BBC)
  • In Quinn’s loss, questions about gender and sexuality arise. (NYTimes)
  • Masturbation in public may not be a crime in Sweden, but it’s still creepy. (thelocal.se)
  • Laci Green deals with creeps on the street. (YouTube)
  • Daniel “Hotcock” Cooper gets curfewed for having sex with a Land Rover. (HuffPo)
  • The shape of sex toys to come. (Motherboard.VICE)
  • The Home Depot marriage proposal heard round the web. (abc4)
  • After surgery, man rediscovers he’s married to the hottest chick he’s ever met. (Gawker)
  • Five reasons to rock-n-roll with female condoms. (SunnyMegatron)

So Last Week 186

In this week’s So Last Week: Sex News You May Have Missed, meet the “no pill, no problem” generation. A police officer cops up to how he feels about his gender creative son. Fifty Shades of Dismay. Creampies, teens and red states, oh my. Plus, embracing herpes and more HIV in porn.

  • “The pill is no longer synonymous with sexual liberation.” Meet the pull out generation. (NYMag)
  • A father responds to his son’s dress wearing ways by loving him even more. (TheAtlantic)
  • Pastor had sex with teens so he could “cure” their homosexuality, or so he could keep (thinking he was) denying his own. (UPI)
  • Fifty Shades of Grey turns into Fifty Shades of Dismay in Hollywood. (TheGuardian)
  • DC Comics and the sexual saga of Harley Quinn. (tor)
  • Creampies and teens are a hit in the red states. (Jezebel)
  • Yes, rich people like to pay for sex. (CNBC)
  • Embracing herpes. (XOJane)
  • Porn for the whole family! (Digiday)
  • Where have all the butches gone? (SheWired)
  • Nina Hartley on the latest HIV porn scare. (bppa)
  • Meanwhile, a third porn actor tests positive. (NYDailyNews)
  • Hugo Schwyzer comes clean(er) about sleeping with his students. (StudentActivism)
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