High-end China sex dolls offer alternative to adultery

Apr 14, 2015

High-end China sex dolls offer alternative to adultery

She lay quietly on a narrow bed, greeting potential customers with an impassive stare and a disproportionately buxom form: meet “156,” a stand-in companion for Chinese men with empty beds. Named for her height, she is a high-quality sex doll made of thermoplastic elastomer, ...

Apr 2, 2015

Johns Hopkins sued over sexually transmitted disease study

More than 750 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in a series of medical experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s and 1950s during which subjects were deliberately infected with venereal diseases without their consent. The lawsuit in Baltimore ...

Mar 27, 2015

'Racist' cupcakes banned from French shop window

A French court has banned the display of cupcakes topped with the naked figures of a man and woman wrought in dark chocolate in a pastry shop near Nice after a watchdog described them as “racist.” The “God” and “Goddess” cupcakes — which have ...

Mar 27, 2015

Indian village bans kissing in public

An Indian village in a western coastal state has imposed a ban on couples kissing in public, claiming the sight of such “obscene” behavior is unwanted by local residents. The village parliament of Salvador-de-Mundo, 8 miles (13 km) north of Goa’s capital, Panaji, unanimously ...

Google's Blogger reverses porn policy after user backlash

Feb 28, 2015

Google's Blogger reverses porn policy after user backlash

Apparently Google bloggers like to post porn. A lot. Just three days after saying sexually explicit material would be banned from public Blogger forum sites, Google is backing down. Faced with “a ton of feedback,” Google said Friday that it instead will “step up ...

Feb 26, 2015

South Korea court says adultery law is unconstitutional

South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Thursday struck down a controversial law outlawing adultery and threatening violators with jail. It marked the fifth time in 25 years that the court had considered the constitutionality of a 1953 statute which made South Korea one of the ...

In citadel of romance, Parisians flock to libertine sex clubs

Feb 20, 2015

In citadel of romance, Parisians flock to libertine sex clubs

It’s Valentine’s Day in the world’s most romantic capital and as some couples cozy up in restaurants around Paris, others furtively slip through a purple tinted door for a night of sexual titillation at a libertine club. One by one, accountants, engineers, businessmen and ...