Feminist filmmakers tackle machismo in porn industry

World / Social Issues Jan 5, 2019

Feminist filmmakers tackle machismo in porn industry

Ethical, diverse and not a silicone breast in sight — feminist filmmakers are standing up to mass-market porn with adult movies that are free of male domination and gender stereotypes. Their films aim to show realistic, consent-based and egalitarian sex instead of the superhuman bedroom ...

World / Crime & Legal Oct 14, 2018

U.S. charity school in Liberia in rape scandal storm

An acclaimed U.S. charity operating in Liberia has admitted to major failings after girls at a school set up to save them from a life of sexual exploitation were systematically raped. "We are profoundly, deeply sorry," the charity More Than Me said on its website ...

City of Houston blocks plans to open 'robot brothels'

World / Offbeat Oct 4, 2018

City of Houston blocks plans to open 'robot brothels'

The city of Houston on Wednesday blocked a Canadian businessman's plans to open what local media dubbed a robot brothel, after an outcry from residents. The KinkySdollS shop in Toronto was set to expand to the Texas city with dolls that the company says have ...

Basketball players handed one-year bans

Basketball Aug 29, 2018

Basketball players handed one-year bans

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

The four men's national basketball team players who allegedly paid women for sex in Jakarta during the ongoing Asian Games have been handed a one-year ban by the Japan Basketball Association, the organization announced on Wednesday. The ban, effective from the announcement, includes B. League ...