Tag - sex



Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Sep 24, 2015
Francis at White House lauds Obama, embraces GOP taboos: environment, poverty, immigration
Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the United States to help tackle climate change and touched on other divisive U.S. political issues such as immigration and economic inequality on his first visit to the world's richest nation.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Sep 20, 2015
Jackie Collins, doyenne of the steamy Hollywood novel, dies at 77
Jackie Collins, the best-selling author of dozens of steamy novels who depicted the boardrooms and bedrooms of Hollywood's power crowd, died on Saturday of breast cancer at age 77, her family said.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 10, 2015
Number of child pornography victims hits record high in Japan
The number of children under 18 who have become victims of child pornography in Japan rose to a record-high 383 in the first half of 2015, up 58 from the year before, a police report showed Thursday.
Sep 1, 2015
Taipei travel cards featuring Japanese porn star sell out in hours
Taiwanese travel payment cards featuring the image of Japanese adult video actress Yui Hatano sold out within four hours of going on sale Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Aug 29, 2015
Jury finds former New Hampshire prep school student not guilty in rape case
A former student of an elite New Hampshire prep school was found not guilty Friday of raping a 15-year-old girl days before graduation last year in a case that cast a harsh spotlight on the school's culture.
Japan Times
Aug 28, 2015
Taiwan to issue 'angel' and 'devil' metro cards featuring Japanese porn star
Taiwan will roll out "angel" and "devil" metro cards featuring a Japanese porn star next week, despite a public outcry and a previous decision to scrap the project.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 27, 2015
Ex-LDP lawmaker Takaya Muto involved in sex scandal: report
Takaya Muto, a Lower House member who quit the Liberal Democratic Party over an alleged money scandal last week, has engaged in sexual intercourse with a 19-year-old male prostitute repeatedly since last November, the latest issue of weekly magazine Shukan Bunshun reported.
Aug 20, 2015
Tougher penalties for sex crimes
The Justice Ministry is looking at increasing the minimum prison term for rape and making it possible to bring charges against sex crime suspects without a formal victim complaint.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 20, 2015
'Female Viagra' seen more a pacesetter than moneymaker
The first U.S. treatment for low sexual desire in women, dubbed "female Viagra," is more likely to help build a market for better future rival drugs than achieve the sales seen for Pfizer Inc's famous little blue pill for men, industry experts said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 19, 2015
Female sex pill gets FDA nod but with safety restrictions, alcohol-use warning
Washington/New York
Aug 3, 2015
India orders clampdown on Internet porn, sparks censorship debate
India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance, a government official said Monday, sparking a debate about censorship and freedom in the world's largest democracy.
Japan Times
Aug 1, 2015
South Korean student in New York pens musical to educate on 'comfort women' issue
A musical penned by a drama student from Seoul living in New York and focusing on "comfort women" opened off Broadway on Friday, with the playwright aiming to educate audiences about females who were forced to work in Japanese wartime military brothels.
Japan Times
Jul 30, 2015
Another ward in Tokyo to recognize same-sex couples
Tokyo's Setagaya Ward said it will start issuing certificates recognizing same-sex partnerships as early as November to support the rights of sexual minorities, becoming the second municipal government in Japan to take such a step.
Jul 22, 2015
Same-sex couples to be offered 'family' phone discounts from NTT Docomo, KDDI
Mobile phone carriers NTT Docomo Inc. and KDDI Corp. said Tuesday they would launch family discounts from October for same-sex partners amid a growing awareness of the rights of sexual minorities. They will ask to see certificates issued by the municipality where the couple live.
Jul 17, 2015
DIY fertility testing goes digital with Taiwan's iSperm
Call home, check your email, count your sperm: Taiwanese start-up Aidmics is hoping to cash in on the $40 billion global human fertility market with an iPad compatible gadget it calls iSperm.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 10, 2015
Child sex abuse victim says ruling underlines need to change law
The case of a woman in her 40s who successfully sued her childhood molester has underscored the need for Japan to grant sexual abuse survivors longer statutes of limitations, her lawyers say.
JAPAN / Society
Jul 7, 2015
Japan LGBT group files human rights complaint in bid for same-sex marriages
Hundreds of members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community file an unprecedented human rights request with the Japan Federation of Bar Associations in a bid to legalize same-sex marriages.
Japan Times
Jul 7, 2015
'Onsen' at center of sex acts controversy to reopen Aug. 1
A mixed-bathing, open-air onsen in Tochigi Prefecture that was forced to close last month amid complaints over lurid sexual behavior by some users is set to reopen following a deal between tourism officials, the operator and the local community.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Jul 7, 2015
Cosby testified in '05 that he obtained Quaaludes with intent of giving to women for sex
Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 to obtaining Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women to have sex, according to court documents unsealed on Monday.
Jul 5, 2015
'Affirmative consent' will make rape laws worse
Proposed legal reforms in the U.S. intended to make it easier to prosecute sexual assault are eerily totalitarian and would go too far.


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