Tag - sex



Japan Times
Apr 1, 2013
New Delhi street serves as hub for protesters
The massive protests that swept India after the gang rape of a paramedical student in the capital last year may seem to have disappeared from the national headlines.
WORLD / Society
Mar 28, 2013
Effects of same-sex parenting debated
Amid the legal arguments at Tuesday's Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage, there loomed a social science question: How well do children turn out when they are raised by gay parents?
Japan Times
Mar 19, 2013
A violent death, some justice, few answers in Furlong case
Bad guys rarely live up to their reputation, and so it was with James Blackston. Portrayed in the Irish media as a fearsome, muscle-bound rapper, in court he was a diminutive, baby-faced figure, his tattoos covered up by a cheap prison suit, mumbling his way through an incomprehensible defense for sexual...
Japan Times
Mar 19, 2013
Furlong's mother: 'I don't expect to ever, ever learn the truth'
Angela Furlong is trying to recall her darkest point in the trial of the man accused of murdering her daughter. Was it the moment she faced him in court after months of living in dread?
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ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Mar 18, 2013
Swiss tourist gang-raped in India
A Swiss woman who was on a bicycle tour with her husband along central India's tourist trail was gang-raped by seven men, police said Saturday, again highlighting the issue of poor safety for females in the country.
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JAPAN / Politics
Mar 17, 2013
South's foreign minister tells Abe to square up to past
New South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung Se has urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to "correctly" face up to historical issues stemming from Japan's colonization of the Korean Peninsula.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 14, 2013
Term of up to 10 years urged for minor in Furlong killing
Prosecutors demand five to 10 years imprisonment for an American on trial for allegedly killing an Irish exchange student in Tokyo last May.
Japan Times
Mar 13, 2013
In Abe's future, a nationalist rewrite of the past?
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has kept a diplomatically low profile, particularly over historical issues, focusing instead on economic and other domestic matters ahead of the July Upper House election.
Mar 10, 2013
Victim helped make rape a war crime
Prijedor Bosnia-Herzegovina AP
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Mar 9, 2013
U.S. improves, renews law on sexual violence
President Barack Obama, flanked by lawmakers and sexual abuse victims, on Thursday signed an updated version of the Violence Against Women Act, a measure that backs state efforts to combat rape and domestic assault and extends new protections to gays and Native Americans.
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WORLD / Politics
Mar 6, 2013
Escort 'paid to make up tale about U.S. senator'
An escort who appeared on a video claiming that New Jersey Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez paid her for sex has told Dominican authorities that she was instead paid to make up the claims and has never met or seen the senator, according to court documents and two people briefed on her claim.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 27, 2013
Sailors plead guilty to Okinawa rape
Two U.S. sailors pleaded guilty Tuesday to raping and injuring a woman in her 20s in Okinawa last October.
Japan Times
Feb 26, 2013
Everything you wanted to know about Western women (but were afraid to ask): No-holds-barred guide targets Japanese men
Here's an open secret: Japanese men have a bad international reputation on the romance front.
Japan Times
Feb 26, 2013
Tokyo: What do you make of the idea of having a romantic relationship with a Western woman/Japanese man?
At first, I thought I preferred Japanese women based on looks, but now I am actually married to an American woman. I was attracted to her as a whole — her personality as well as her looks.
Japan Times
Feb 23, 2013
Keep it clean: World watches Iceland lead the way toward ban on Web porn
Small, volcanic, with a proud Viking heritage and run by an openly gay prime minister, Iceland is now considering becoming the first democracy in the Western world to try to ban online pornography.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Feb 20, 2013
Indians allege army in war of rape, killing
Tens of thousands of Indian troops are deployed to these remote borderlands, their mission to fight a decades-long armed separatist rebellion.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Feb 19, 2013
Standoff costs London police millions
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JAPAN / History
Feb 15, 2013
Abe risks much with sex slave issue
Among the components that make up the conservative agenda advocated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, one stands out for its potential to inflame international relations: a review of Japan's official stance on the forced recruitment of Asian and European women and girls into wartime army brothels.
Sep 5, 2011
World's biggest blog obsession
Internet users in Japan spend more time reading blogs than any other country in the world, according to a recent study from comScore, a research company measuring the digital world. The average Japanese user spent 62.6 minutes reading blogs during June of this year, when the survey was conducted.
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CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Jan 28, 2011
A Valentine's day out with the girls
Should Japan be alarmed about sagging libidos and the rise of Valentine joshikai?


People wait for the main act to begin at Summer Sonic, which holds simultaneous music festivals for those in Tokyo and Osaka.
Can Japan's summer music festivals adapt to a post-pandemic reality?