Restricting niche porn sites a disaster for those with marginalized sexualities

I own a website that specialises in spanking videos. If the UK digital economy bill becomes law it won’t be the big pornography sites that go to the wall

Restricting niche porn sites a disaster for those with marginalized sexualities

from Pandora Blake in The Guardian Last month I persuaded a few dozen people to have a “squirting water fight” outside parliament to highlight the absurdity of UK sex laws. The digital economy bill – currently at committee stage – is an outrageous attack on the sexual liberty and personal privacy of adults in the UK. It will destroy […]

 

Cameron vows to pass new porn filters law after EU bid to make them illegal

Cameron vows to pass new porn filters law after EU bid to make them illegal

David Cameron today pledged to pass a law to protect children from sickening online pornography and admitted he ‘spluttered on his cornflakes’ when Brussels declared online filters illegal. The Prime Minister says he will veto European Union laws voted through yesterday will force internet firms to scrap the porn filters they installed following a Daily […]

 

LDS-Backed ‘Fight The New Drug’ Erect Anti-Porn Billboards in San Francisco

LDS-Backed ‘Fight The New Drug’ Erect Anti-Porn Billboards in San Francisco

A group of young people from Salt Lake City, Utah have started a billboard campaign in California’s Bay Area using the slogan “Porn Kills Love. Fight For Love.” They contend that porn could be changing and affecting people’s relationships. “Our goal is not to pass legislation or even attack the industry directly,” Clay Olson, CEO of Fight the […]

 

#CyberViolence, Censorship, #GamerGate and Child Rape

For those of you unaware, last Sunday I reached my boiling point. Or rather, my boiling point exploded into a video rant that has since been a source of non-stop conversation. Why did I, for lack of a better phrase, lose it? Well, for those of you following #GamerGate you’re already aware that last week […]

 

Twitter’s new porn-spotting robot moderators

Twitter’s new porn-spotting robot moderators

The social networking site has introduced new artificial intelligence systems that can spot and delete sexual and violent images – and spare human moderators in the process. Under the compelling headline “The labourers who keep dick pics and beheadings out of your Facebook feed”, journalist Adrien Chen delved last year into the little-known world of social media’s […]

 

Today’s college feminists at are too fragile to read: Northwestern University assails academic freedom

Today’s college feminists at are too fragile to read: Northwestern University assails academic freedom

When a professor criticizes equal rights law, it is not a violation of equal rights. They told me that if I voted for Mitt Romney, campus witch hunts would leave professors afraid to write about feminism. And they were right! Barack Obama is the president, of course, not Mitt. But Obama’s Department of Education has taken […]

 

Leaked EU Council document shows Europe would fight UK plans to block porn

Leaked EU Council document shows Europe would fight UK plans to block porn

Before the UK elections earlier in the month, British Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about his desire to clean up the internet. Pulling — as he is wont to do — on parental heartstrings, he suggested that access to porn on computers and mobiles should be blocked by default unless users specifically requested access to […]

 

Webmaster of UK Domme Directory ‘Professional Mistresses’ Arrested ‘For Tweeting’!

Webmaster of UK Domme Directory ‘Professional Mistresses’ Arrested ‘For Tweeting’!

A shocking post at Sex & Censorship — This week saw draconian policing directed towards the dominatrix listing site, Professional Mistresses (NSFW). There can be little doubt this was done to “send a message”. UK censors seem to have a particular bee in their bonnet about BDSM, and also Twitter, for its defence of free expression, including sexual expression, regularly […]

 

Sex Ed Teachers Could Go To Jail In Kansas

Sex Ed Teachers Could Go To Jail In Kansas

Also teachers who assign “Huckleberry Finn,” “The Catcher in the Rye” and other classics, as the state Senate passes a measure allowing prosecution of teachers who distribute “harmful” literature Last month, a school in Utah sent a girl home for wearing a sleeveless dress. Last week, another school turned away a girl because she tried to […]

 
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