UK politicians push for FOSTA SESTA-style intercourse censorship

A self-appointed group of MPs (the “All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade”) fronted by Ms. Champion made a call to ban “prostitution websites” throughout a Wednesday House of Commons debate. Conflating intercourse work with trafficking similar to their American counterparts, they claim web sites the place staff promote and display purchasers […]

Fitbit's period-tracking options are significantly missing

Think about it. You might see how your health is affected by your interval, and it eliminates the necessity for an entire different app to maintain up together with your cycle. I additionally applaud Fitbit for listening to girls’s well being — no different main health tracker maker has focused this uncared for demographic. The […]

Teledildonics gave me the reward of long-distance intercourse with a stranger

Eight years later teledildonics would cross from science-fiction predictions into vibratory actuality, changing into the goal of federal laws and patent litigation. In 1999, NBC reported on a pair of “cyberdildonic” gadgets that had been “likely to touch off a commercial land rush to the new frontier.” That land rush has but to materialize, however […]

Patreon’s pornapocalypse is again on

This story begins final September, when Patreon raised $60 million from traders with a view to additional develop its enterprise. Not lengthy after, the company altered its content policy, changing obscure prohibitions on the sale of unlawful grownup content material with extra particular phrases. This included a ban on the platform to promote photographs, video […]

Pornhub provides closed captions for viewers with listening to loss

Pornhub says that the options will assist viewers distinguish which individual is talking at anyone time, and establish adjustments in emotion. In addition, non-dialog sounds which might be related to the storyline or scene will probably be highlighted. And whereas we will all joke that it might be attainable to think about our personal “yeah […]

Creepy Doctor Makes a Sex Robot That Kinda Requires Consent

Creepy Doctor Makes a Sex Robot That Kinda Requires Consent

Photo: Getty A well-known intercourse robotic known as Samantha was created for intercourse, but it surely wasn’t created to take abuse. Samantha’s creator, Dr. Sergi Santos, launched a brand new function that may render the robotic unresponsive if it determines that its human companion is behaving in a very aggressive method. But it gained’t cease […]

(Mis)communicating Sex: Leave Us a Voice Mail With Your Story

(Mis)speaking Sex: Leave Us a Voice Mail With Your Story

We ask readers to share their tales on intercourse and intimacy. CreditWestend61/Getty Images Sometimes, we go away intercourse considering, “What exactly just happened?” Stories of how we talk about intercourse and intimacy are uncommon. That’s the place you are available in. The New York Times is searching for your tales of miscommunication round intercourse for […]

China announces crackdown on ASMR videos as pornographic

China proclaims crackdown on ASMR movies as pornographic

In the 5 years since I first wrote about “Autonomous sensory meridian response” (ASMR) a folk-neurological situation that describes the nice shivers some folks expertise when listening to sure gentle noises, ASMR has gone mainstream — my ten 12 months outdated daughter describes the feel of the slime she makes as “really ASMR.” […]

In Venice, Center of Cruising, a Biennale Show About Hooking Up

In Venice, Center of Cruising, a Biennale Show About Hooking Up

VENICE — On a current evening on the island of Giudecca, a water taxi trip throughout the lagoon from the numerous cocktail events marking the opening of the Architecture Biennale right here, the curators of a scrappy pavilion had been specializing in cruising of a much less nautical kind. In the primary house of the […]

'Upskirting' will change into a prison offense within the UK

Afterwards, Martin began a petition that gained 104,000 signatures, together with almost 50,000 within the UK. That ultimately caught the eye of Justice Secretary David Lidington, who bought the ball rolling on the brand new laws. The regulation will obtain a second studying within the House of Commons at present, after which it’s going to […]