Reading this review of “Getting Off” by Jamye Waxman at Menstrual Poetry, I started to wonder: who’s assessing sex toys from an accessibility point of view? Where are the easy-grip variety-of-angles assistive devices for women with a range of different… Read More ›
Brisbane Times FAIL: Forced child prostitution != lesbian sex romp.
The Brisbane Times ran this story today, bylined Amelia Bentley. Trigger warnings for sexual violence. I’ve taken the liberty of correcting some of the victim-blaming language. Pimp paid child prostitute in chicken nuggets
“Virgin auction” solicitors back on Melbourne campus today
A couple of days ago, the “ViRGINS WANTED” [link removed] filmmakers were asked to leave the Monash University campus after putting posters up in student areas. The filmmakers are attempting to recruit two virgins to sell their virginity online, and… Read More ›
“The great army of impure women”
Another instalment in the Ladies’ Handbook series! The initial post is here. This instalment is part three of Chapter IV, “Sex Physiology and Hygiene”. (Part One, Part Two.) This passage is quite dense with meaning, but a few things I… Read More ›
A better future
My daughter found this on one of her fanfic communities, and mentioned it to me the other day. I’m rather excited by the notion that ideas like this are circulating amongst teens in what might appear to outsiders to be… Read More ›
Prostitution: regulation, exploitation and death
prostitution is literally killing women, by murder more than any other cause, and a whole heap of people simply don’t care.
No other industry with a comparable mortality rate is unregulated by the state, and in none of those industries would the workers be allowed to sign away their basic health and safety guarantees in order for more pay. Employers who try to coerce miners or firefighters to go into work without adequate safety measures are quite rightly prosecuted and socially condemned, yet the workplace death rate of those professions combined does not match just the homicide rate amongst prostitutes, let alone the death rate once drug overdoses are taken into account.
The Dog Candy doesn’t carry a warning.
The website trumpets: » 1964 online players at the present time and 206 851 registered Bimbos! Miss Bimbo is a webgame aimed at girls as young as seven years old (grade 2). With a pricey-text-message business model and a pink-slathered… Read More ›
Repellent Robbo, rape apologist
Clive Robertson, the man once considered a charmingly irascible curmudgeon on top rated TV and radio shows now battles to retain a midnight to dawn talk-back radio show, and if there’s any justice then what Media Watch revealed last night… Read More ›