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  • Today Homosexuality, Tomorrow Pedophilia

    08/11/2012 7:48:37 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 21 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 8-11-12 | Andres Ortiz
    In 1974, the American Psychiatric Association revoked its prior judgment of homosexuality as a mental illness. This was after a protest against the association four years earlier in today’s cauldron of repulsiveness, San Francisco. Of course, the APA’s decision would set the stage for most of the gay agenda’s winnings in decades to come: no new evidence, no facts, just a bunch of gays getting their panties in a bunch and annoying people into submission. Then there’s AIDS, which in the 80′s used to be called GRID (gay related immune deficiency), gay cancer, and gay plague. Fast forward to present...
  • Cops: Accused Prostitute Offered Undercover Officer Sex For Cheeseburgers Off McDonald's Dollar Menu

    04/02/2012 12:33:56 PM PDT · by trailhkr1 · 3,690 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | April 2, 2012 | The Smoking Gun
    Cops: Accused Prostitute Offered Undercover Officer Sex For Cheeseburgers Off McDonald's Dollar Menu The woman, the detective reported, replied that the pair could go have sexual intercourse if I bought her two double cheese burgers off the dollar menu at McDonalds. The cop added, I agreed to the deal and purchased the hamburgers for $2.75.
  • David Epstein Incest Charges: Columbia Professor Charged With Sleeping With Daughter

    12/10/2010 8:51:15 AM PST · by mimi from mi · 64 replies · 8+ views
    A Columbia political science professor has been charged with having a sexual relationship with his 24-year-old daughter, the Columbia Daily Spectator reports. David Epstein, 46, was charged Thursday with one count of third-degree incest. Police told the Spectator that the relationship appeared consensual. Epstein is currently on administrative leave. According to the New York Daily News, Epstein and the woman had a three-year sexual relationship and often exchanged "twisted text messages." The Spectator reports that Epstein is married to another Columbia political science professor, Sharyn O'Halloran, though a recent update to his Facebook page says he is single. The couple...
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'Prostitution Free Corridors' Proposed

    05/19/2010 6:56:59 AM PDT · by laotzu · 13 replies · 469+ views
    WOAI ^ | 5/19/10 | Jim Forsyth
    San Antonio City Council will be asked today to create what are called prostitution free corridors to crack down on the activity in areas where prostitutes are known to frequent. Southeast side Councilwoman Jennifer Ramos says the proposal, which will be floated before the councils Governance Committee, would designate areas where police and law enforcement will focus on rooting out prostitution. I want to see if there is a similar way we could attack prostitution, similar to the way we have attacked gang activity in certain parts of town, Ramos said. Under the District Attorneys successful gang injunction program, gang...
  • Police: Mich. Woman Had Sex With Biological Son

    09/11/2009 9:54:19 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 34 replies · 2,673+ views
    NYTimes ^ | September 11, 2009
    Police: Mich. Woman Had Sex With Biological Son By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS September 12, 2009 WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- A Detroit-area woman accused of having sex with her biological son after finding him on the Internet has been charged. Police say 35-year-old Aimee Louise Sword of Waterford Township is facing one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct after two counts were dropped earlier this week. Authorities haven't said when or where she and the teenager met, but said she gave him up for adoption more than 10 years earlier. She surrendered to police in April. Sword is free on...
  • Russian Tourists Have Sex With a Porcupine (Florida)

    05/19/2009 3:24:37 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 56 replies · 3,009+ views
    pravda.com ^ | 5-18-09 | pravda
    Two Russian tourists paid a very high price for breaking the American law which bans sex with porcupines. Staying in Florida on vacation, two Russians from Saint Petersburg decided to check whether they are able to circumvent such an unusual law or not.
  • Alaska and Florida Consider Bans On Bestiality

    03/21/2009 10:22:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 42 replies · 1,292+ views
    MSNBC.com ^ | March 21, 2009
    Alaska and Florida consider bans on bestiality Recent cases prompt states to consider outlawing sex with animals March. 21, 2009 JUNEAU, Alaska - It's a subject that can cause nervous snickering, a little uneasiness and even a few bad jokes. But many in the southeast Alaska community of Klawock, population 800, weren't laughing last April after a 26-year-old registered sex offender was accused of molesting a local family's pet dog. The man was spotted by a local woman coaxing the Labrador retriever into the woods near a ball field. There he allegedly tied it to a tree, taped its muzzle...
  • Teacher Arrested for Wedding License With Teen

    04/12/2008 12:57:53 PM PDT · by kingattax · 23 replies · 140+ views
    ABC News ^ | 4-11-08 | ANDREA CANNING, ROGER FORTUNA, JOEL PARKS and OLIVIA STERNS
    17-Year-Old's Parents Signed Consent Form for Their Daughter to Marry Her 27-Year-Old Teacher A 27-year-old teacher in Texas has been arrested after he applied for a marriage license with his underage student, even though her parents gave consent. Cases of teachers trying to marry their students are on the rise. Randy Arias taught Spanish and coached track at the Austin high school where 17-year-old Brenda Guerra was enrolled. Police say that the pair secretly started dating one month ago and that they learned of the relationship from an anonymous caller. "Whoever did call made a good judgment call," said Lt....
  • Shakesqueer: the Sequel

    03/27/2008 10:23:44 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 1 replies · 511+ views
    Campus Report ^ | March 27, 2008 | Bethany Stotts
    Shakesqueer: the Sequel by: Bethany Stotts, March 27, 2008 We got an anonymous e-mail last week that claimed that Bethany Stottss article on the Shakespeare panel at MLA (1/9/08) attributed two of the panels to the wrong scholars and then misquoted them. ....What follows, then, is both an update and an answer. A listed speaker at the MLA forum, Princeton Professor Jeffrey Nunokawa was replaced at the last moment by Professor Ellis Hanson of Cornell University. Accuracy and Academia awarded Hanson the number one slot in its 98-99 Top Politically Correct professors for his defense of teaching pedophilia in the...
  • Selling sex

    01/28/2008 9:42:54 AM PST · by forkinsocket · 13 replies · 248+ views
    The Economist ^ | Jan 17th 2008 | Staff
    Economists let some light in on the shady market for paid sex IT IS all too easy to become a lost soul in New Orleans. The annual meeting of the American Economic Association this month was part of a huge gathering of social scientists sprawled across the city. Each venue itself was a warren of meeting rooms. Take a wrong turning and a delegate seeking an earnest symposium on minimum wages might innocently end up in the conference session devoted to the market for paid sex. The star attraction there was Steven Levitt, an economics professor at the University of...
  • Court says it's unjust but deports man who lived with underage girl

    08/17/2007 8:09:21 AM PDT · by SmithL · 22 replies · 1,186+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/17/7 | Bob Egelko
    A legal immigrant in Northern California who was 20 when he began a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl faces deportation to Mexico under a ruling Thursday that was described as unjust by a majority of the federal appeals court panel that issued it. Although Juan Estrada-Espinoza's relationship with his girlfriend was consensual, the crime he committed under state law - unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor at least three years younger than he was - is considered sexual abuse of a minor under federal law and is grounds for mandatory deportation, said the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Lesbian Gangs Raping Young Girls, Some Attacked in School Washrooms

    07/03/2007 4:18:30 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 62 replies · 17,065+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/3/07 | John-Henry Westen
    MEMPHIS, July 3, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Last week, the Fox News' O'Reilly Factor exposed the increasing trend of lesbian gang violence terrorizing neighbourhoods and schools, especially in large cities across the United States. According to FOX News crime analyst Rod Wheeler there are some 150 such gangs in the DC area alone, including Washington, Maryland, and Virginia. The gangs, known as Dykes Taking Over (DTO) or Gays Taking Over, are forcing children into homosexuality. Wheeler told host Bill O'Reilly: "there is this national underground network, if you will, Bill, of women that's lesbians and also some men groups that's actually...
  • Man On Trial For Sex With Dog

    05/27/2007 1:03:23 AM PDT · by Omega Man II · 30 replies · 3,100+ views
    Man On Trial For Sex With Dog TACOMA, Wash. - Jury selection began this week in Tacoma for the trial of the first person charged in Washington under a new law that made bestiality a felony. Twenty-six-year-old Michael Patrick McPhail is accused of having sex last October with his family's dog, a pit bull named Sarah. He has pleaded innocent to animal cruelty. If convicted he could be sentence to a year in jail. The bestiality law took effect in June. It was passed by the Washington Legislature because of the death of a man who had sex with a...
  • Lawmakers Propose $5 Tax On Texas Strip Clubs

    02/14/2007 5:39:22 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 14 replies · 387+ views
    KEYETV.COM ^ | 14 FEBRUARY 2007 | AP
    Cover Surcharge Would Provide Millions For Sex Assault Programs, Health Care (CBS 42) AUSTIN -- Two Texas lawmakers are proposing another tax on strip clubs. Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, and Representative Ellen Cohen, D-Houston, say they will file legislation within the week that will raise millions for sexual assault programs and indigent health care in the Lone Star State -- at the expense of the patrons of strip clubs. You may remember the dust-up a few years ago over the 'tassel tax' -- a $5 surcharge on entry to men's clubs that Governor Rick Perry and Representative Will Hartnett...
  • Drop age of consent to 14, says academic (UK)

    02/16/2007 8:57:35 PM PST · by Lorianne · 11 replies · 760+ views
    Telegraph ^ | Sarah Womack
    The legal age of consent should be lowered from 16 to 14 for young people who are less than two years apart in age, according to an academic. Dr Matthew Waites, a lecturer in sociology at Glasgow University, said criminalising all consensual sexual activity up to 16 was not appropriate. His comments will be controversial given Britain's high levels of under-age pregnancy and because they follow a damning UN study which showed Britain was the worst place in the developed world to be a child, partly because of early sexual intercourse rates and high teenage pregnancies. The Unicef report said...
  • Candidate Compares Gay Marriage To Bestiality

    08/16/2006 9:50:04 AM PDT · by Abathar · 128 replies · 4,098+ views
    The Indy Channel ^ | August 16, 2006 | AP
    DENVER -- Democrats pounced on Colorado's Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez and his newly chosen running mate Janet Rowland on Tuesday for comments she made five months ago comparing same-sex marriage to bestiality. In a March 17 broadcast of the Rocky Mountain PBS program "Colorado State of Mind," Rowland said homosexuality is an alternative lifestyle, adding, "For some people, the alternative lifestyle is bestiality. Do we allow a man to marry a sheep?" Democrat Bill Ritter's campaign called the remarks "insensitive, close-minded, derogatory and crude" and demanded an apology. "This shows just how far to the right and out-of-touch the...
  • Ex-teacher given jail time (Robin Winkis teacher sex scandal)

    07/18/2006 8:32:32 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 17 replies · 5,123+ views
    York Daily Record ^ | 7/17/06 | Mike Hoover
    A former high school English teacher who "betrayed a position of trust" was sentenced to 2 to 23 months in York County Prison for having sexual relations with two male students. Robin Lynn Winkis, who taught and coached at Central York High School for five years, was immediately taken into custody Monday. York County Judge Stephen Linebaugh rejected Winkis' request for probation, saying she betrayed the school, parents, her students, the community and "every person who entered the teaching profession." "You crossed the border that one may not cross. There may be no excuse or rationale," Linebaugh said. "When you...
  • Virginia Court Strikes Down Law Against Sex By Singles

    01/14/2005 2:34:56 PM PST · by KidGlock · 87 replies · 2,057+ views
    WFTV ^ | 1/14/04
    Virginia Court Strikes Down Law Against Sex By Singles POSTED: 4:20 pm EST January 14, 2005 RICHMOND, Va. -- The Virginia Supreme Court on Friday struck down an archaic and rarely enforced state law prohibiting sex between unmarried people. The unanimous ruling strongly suggests that a separate anti-sodomy law in Virginia also is unconstitutional, although that statute is not directly affected. The justices based their ruling on a U.S. Supreme Court decision voiding an anti-sodomy law in Texas. "This case directly affects only the fornication law but makes it absolutely clear how the court would rule were the sodomy law...
  • San Antonio Strippers to Wear Permits

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The City Council on Friday approved an ordinance requiring strippers to wear their permits while they are on stage. City Councilman Chip Haass pushed the measure, adopted unanimously by the 11-member council, as a way to make it easier for police to identify dancers. But Jim Deegear, a lawyer for several strip clubs in the city, said it would put strippers in danger by making it easier for an obsessed customer to find out a dancer's real name and where she lives. He said the measure is part of an effort to drive strip clubs out...
  • Planned Parenthood's Child Sex Abuse Cover-up

    12/03/2004 8:33:06 AM PST · by jbamb · 5 replies · 1,602+ views
    Ravings of John C. A. Bambenek ^ | 12-3-04 | John Bambenek
    Planned Parenthood's Child Sex Abuse Cover-up A truth the bears telling is that the dirty little secret in town is that it looks like Planned Parenthood covers up for child rape. Yes, you read that right. Here's the scoop. Most of this you can read on the people who did the investigation at Child Predator, where you can read the report here. Here is what they did. They called up pretending to be a 13 year old. Said they were pregnant by an older man and wanted an abortion. For those of you that are slow, there is this thing...
  • The Waxman Report on Sex Ed

    12/02/2004 1:10:26 PM PST · by jbamb · 3 replies · 944+ views
    Ravings of John C. A. Bambenek ^ | 12-2-04 | John Bambenek
    The Waxman Report on Sex Ed You can read the report here: http://www.democrats.reform.house.gov/Documents/20041201102153-50247.pdf Or the news article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A26623-2004Dec1.html (FYI, linked be Drudge in Red despite the fact he supposedly only writes conservative things) I can't quite evaluate many of the claims because the course material is not available, but let's deal with a few things that I can. First, I'm sure the liberal pundits are going crazy saying "A Ha! This is why abstinence education won't work!". The study points out 2 of the 13 tentative courses are accurate. That's right, tentative. The report itself says these are the...
  • Abstinence Education Under Attack (Another Waxman Debacle)

    12/10/2004 11:14:41 AM PST · by NYer · 17 replies · 968+ views
    Catholic Exchange ^ | December 10, 2004 | Craig Richardson
    Today, forty years after the dawn of the sexual revolution, most realize that the notion of free love is false. AIDS is wiping out half a continent; abortions take more than a million lives a year, and countless STDs negatively impact the health our sex-crazed culture. Out-of-wedlock pregnancies make it much more likely teenage mothers will spend their lives in poverty. Given these social ills, promoting abstinence as an alternative for our young adults seems logical to most people. Inexplicably, the minority staff of the US House Committee on Government Reform released an inaccurate and biased study last week attacking...
  • Mass. homosexual movement 2005: Plans, quotes, and photos from statewide homosexual strategy.

    12/10/2004 8:55:41 AM PST · by gidget7 · 43 replies · 1,320+ views
    www.article8.org, www.massnews.com ^ | 12/10/2004 | massnews.com, Article8 Alliance
    The Mass. homosexual movement 2005: Plans, quotes, and photos from the Nov. 18 statewide homosexual activist strategy session. === If you think the homosexual movement is satisfied with their progress this past year, think again. They've got big plans for 2005 to do even more. To solidify what they've got, and to push the envelope even further. If you think you can just stop worrying because things can't get any worse, you're quite wrong. They've only just begun. On Thursday, November 18, the homosexual activists had a gala "public forum" at the fancy Colonnade Hotel in downtown Boston to celebrate...
  • 'Reality Porn' Program May Cross the Atlantic (Bravo TV Network Open Sewer/Filth Alert!)

    12/09/2004 5:22:35 PM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 21 replies · 3,175+ views
    Although it might be tempting to say that the European reality show 'Private Stars' may be popping up in the United States, the show's adult based premise would create an unfortunate double entendre.Still US broadcasters are apparently circling the wildly popular format in Europe. Airing in the UK on the Bravo satellite network, 'Private Stars' has become one of the years biggest and most controversial breakout hits across the pond.The show features five normal male contestants from the United States, the Netherlands, South Africa and the UK.The men live in a house and compete in weekly challenges for a chance...
  • Unitarians Confirm Our Forecast that Group Sex Will be Next

    12/08/2004 10:14:16 AM PST · by gidget7 · 118 replies · 3,937+ views
    Sen. Kennedy Says Opponents of Gay Marriage Are Bigots Sen. Edward Kennedy has told A.P. that opponents of gay marriage are bigots. The news service reported last week: Meanwhile, Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy criticized supporters of a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, saying that would be a civil rights setback. Kennedy said bigotry should not be written into the federal constitution, and constitutional amendments should be about expanding rights and liberties. Unitarians Confirm Our Forecast that Group Sex Will be Next The Unitarian Church is now welcoming those who believe in group relationships including the practice of romantic love....
  • Paedophilia thesis comes under fire Doctorate could justify child sex, say experts

    12/05/2004 8:29:34 AM PST · by aculeus · 24 replies · 1,212+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | December 2, 2004 | by Matthew Taylor, education correspondent
    An academic awarded a doctorate by Glasgow University for his thesis which described sex between adults and children as sometimes positive was criticised last night by child abuse experts. Richard Yuill said his research, based on interviews with paedophiles and their victims, "challenged the assumption" that sexual relations between adults and under-16s were inherently abusive. "The conclusions are that in such relationships I think you've got the good, the bad and the ugly, and that's where I stand on that," he said in the Times Higher Education Supplement. But child abuse experts said his thesis would play into the hands...
  • Shocking Questions: Yes, There Are Answers (Warning: graphic sexual content)

    12/04/2004 5:17:59 PM PST · by Mr. Silverback · 193 replies · 9,699+ views
    BreakPoint with Chuck Colson ^ | December 3, 2004 | Chuck Colson
    Note: The following commentary includes graphic descriptions. This is not suitable for children. Im at my wits end, the young woman wrote. Ive asked pastors, friends, parents, God, and message boards this question and still havent received an intelligent answer that I can live with. Why are homosexual acts wrong? Im a Christian and believe in the Bible, but this part always stumps me. According to my friend, Dr. J. Budziszewski, author of the excellent new book, Ask Me Anything: Provocative Answers for College Students, disturbing questions like this show that church leaders arent providing young people with the whole...
  • Taking Sides: Kinsey (Warning, graphic content)

    12/02/2004 11:39:14 AM PST · by Mr. Silverback · 94 replies · 6,263+ views
    BreakPoint with Chuck Colson ^ | 2 Dec 04 | Chuck Colson
    Never make judgments. Thats what scientist Alfred Kinsey tells his research assistant very early in the new film about his life. Kinsey, as you know, was all about nonjudgmentalism. Throughout his career researching the sexual habits of Americans, his goal was to free society from the constraints of what the movie calls morality disguised as fact. And like its subject, the film attempts to be nonjudgmentalor, at least, thats the ploy. Three scenes exemplify the supposed nonjudgmentalism. In the first, Kinsey tells his wife, nicknamed Mac, that hes had sex with one of his male researchers. Though shes devastated, he...
  • Support of gays pushed in schools

    11/30/2004 10:51:49 PM PST · by kattracks · 57 replies · 1,948+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 12/01/04 | George Archibald
    Civil liberties and homosexual rights advocates have renewed their push for community programs to bolster support in schools for homosexual youths, just weeks after voters repudiated same-sex unions in 11 state referendums. But in northeastern Kentucky, parents and students have defied the Ashland-Boyd County school district's "mandatory anti-harassment workshops," part of an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union to allow the Gay-Straight Alliances student group to meet in school buildings. Hundreds of students opted out of the tolerance training video, and another 324 students did not show up for school the day it was shown. The ACLU has...
  • The Reynolds story (Mel Reynolds reportedly a personal guest of Bill Clinton at library)

    11/29/2004 5:52:22 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies · 2,085+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 11/24/04 | MICHAEL SNEED
    The Reynolds story... November 24, 2004 BY MICHAEL SNEED SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds was reportedly a personal guest of former President Bill Clinton at the dedication of his library in Little Rock, Ark., last week. *Background: During his final hours in office, Clinton commuted the jail sentence of Reynolds, who served 2-1/2 years in federal prison on charges of corruption and having sex with an underage girl. Reynolds petitioned for clemency so he could be reunited with his children, who he felt needed him desperately. Clinton concurred. *Foreground: Reynolds was accompanied by his son and namesake, 11-year...
  • Kinsey & Ebert, At the Movies

    11/26/2004 12:26:19 PM PST · by McCormick Reaper · 36 replies · 4,002+ views
    Illinois Leader ^ | 11/19/2004 | Arlen Williams
    http://www.illinoisleader.com IL MEDIA UNSPUN: Kinsey & Ebert, At the Movies Friday, November 19, 2004 By Arlen Williams, media critic (arlen.williams@unspun.info) Alfred Kinsey's life is featured in a new film, "Kinsey," released this weekend. The Chicago Sun Times' film critic Roger Ebert is a native of Downstate Urbana. Warning: This column is not suitable for children, nor some adults. OPINION -- A movie is now being shown that promotes one of the most evil and destructive figures in the 20th Century. The setting: not Berlin, nor Moscow, nor Peking . . . but Bloomington, Indiana. People of informed conscience...
  • Virginity Lost

    11/23/2004 11:59:12 AM PST · by DTaggart · 8 replies · 5,225+ views
    Slate
    Let's talk about sex On Everwood, the WB's family drama about life in a small Colorado town, Ephram (played by Gregory Smith) has been in love with Amy (Emily VanCamp) since the show's first episode in the fall of 2002. Their tumultuous journey to coupledom spanned the show's first two seasons, which corresponded with their sophomore and junior years in high school. The pair faced many obstacles, most of them resulting from the fact that Amy's boyfriend, Colin, was in a coma. Finally, at the end of last season, Amy and Ephram made it through the wilderness and began dating....
  • Man Arrested for Posing as Gynecologist

    11/24/2004 10:33:16 AM PST · by presidio9 · 75 replies · 1,813+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Wednesday, November 24, 2004
    A Texas man has been sentenced to four years in prison for posing as a gynecologist (search) with an office in a self-storage complex. Authorities in Dallas launched an undercover investigation after seeing an ad in a weekly newspaper offering free medical care. A prosecutor set up the undercover sting with an investigator posing as a patient and using a hidden camera. They say Thomas Remo wore a scrub shirt and had some medical equipment in the small kitchen of the storage facility office where he worked.
  • What Kinsey wrought

    11/15/2004 8:25:07 AM PST · by RepCath · 13 replies · 1,229+ views
    U.S. News and World Report ^ | 11/15/2004 | John Leo
    The unending 50-year war over Alfred Kinsey and his sex research is about to flare up once again, thanks to the new movie Kinsey. The film manages to be fairly faithful to the biographies of Kinsey while sliding by or simply omitting a lot of negative material that might interfere with a heroic view of the man.
  • Rage Against The Keyboard! (Rex Reed on Kinsey/Polar Express)

    11/17/2004 12:22:52 AM PST · by weegee · 9 replies · 1,023+ views
    New York Observer ^ | 11/1/2004 | by Rex Reed
    In a bizarre week as polarized as the national elections, Kinsey, a movie about sex, is a masterpiece, while The Polar Express and Finding Neverland, a couple of Christmas trifles for children, are so full of sugar they could rot your teeth. If this is what they mean by "moral values," drop me off in Sodom and Gomorrah. More about Kinsey, the stunning, exhilarating and phenomenal biography of legendary, earth-shattering, scientific sex researcher Alfred Kinsey, down below. First, the G-rated family fluff: With all the talk about the revolutionary cinematic technology with which director Robert Zemeckis "created" The Polar Express,"manufactured"...
  • ZOT II: A Question of Morality?

    11/15/2004 8:57:16 PM PST · by NeantHumain · 60 replies · 1,104+ views
    November 15, 2004 | Nant Humain
    I ask this question without a flinch: Why are such issues as pornography, gay marriage, and other moral issues something government should regulate? One of my beliefs is that a person should be free to do want they want so long as they do not inhibit another person's freedom. This is a good rule of thumb, but it does mean some people are going to say or do things I would not personally do or do not personally agree with. A popular issue today is gay marriage. Although I would not personally engage in homosexual practices, I am obligated to...
  • A look at Kinsey

    11/14/2004 11:16:15 PM PST · by kattracks · 60 replies · 1,759+ views
    townhall.com ^ | 11/15/04 | John Leo
    The unending 50-year war over Alfred Kinsey and his sex research is about to flare up once again, thanks to the new movie Kinsey. The film manages to be fairly faithful to the biographies of Kinsey while sliding by or simply omitting a lot of negative material that might interfere with a heroic view of the man. Kinsey was a highly intelligent, fearless man and an unusually skilled interviewer whose question-and-answer techniques heavily influenced the way polls and surveys are done today. Conservatives seem quaint when they argue that Kinseys two reports, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) and...
  • Sex and the scientist (Roger Ebert discusses Kinsey and attacks social conservatives)

    11/14/2004 8:12:12 PM PST · by weegee · 14 replies · 1,111+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | Nov 14, 2004 | Roger Ebert
    Alfred Kinsey has been dead for 48 years, and he still makes people mad. "Kinsey," a movie inspired by the life of the sex researcher, hasn't even opened, and here is an AP story about "indignant conservative groups" who think it is propaganda for the sexual revolution. ----------------------------------------------------- BY ROGER EBERT Sun-Times Film Critic / Nov 14, 2004 Alfred Kinsey has been dead for 48 years, and he still makes people mad. "Kinsey," a movie inspired by the life of the sex researcher, hasn't even opened, and here is an AP story about "indignant conservative groups" who think it is...
  • 'Kinsey' film opens to protest (in blue states); Neeson: character released 'genie from the bottle'

    11/12/2004 2:28:30 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 44 replies · 2,199+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Friday, November 12, 2004
    Fox Searchlight's first-run feature film on the controversial "father of the sexual revolution" opens in select "blue state" theaters today to the protests of traditional-family defenders who regard the late Indiana University professor Alfred Kinsey as a fradulent scientist who, more than anyone else, bears responsibility for bringing acceptance of promiscuity into the mainstream. Liam Neeson in "Kinsey" (Courtesy Fox Searchlight) On the latter point, the star of "Kinsey: Let's Talk about Sex" agrees. "Kinsey did release the genie from the bottle -- and you can't put the genie back in the bottle," Liam Neeson told Variety magazine. The film...
  • Chicago Teacher In Teen Sex Bust (Woman paid for services and provided booze, pot)

    11/11/2004 5:21:17 PM PST · by wagglebee · 31 replies · 2,058+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 11/11/04 | The Smoking Gun
    NOVEMBER 10--Meet Senorita Walker. The 33-year-old Chicago high school teacher is facing felony charges for allegedly paying three teenage boys for sex and plying them with pot and booze. According to cops, Walker initially met one of the boys, aged 15, at the school where she worked, and met the two other victims, both 16, through the student. Walker, who allegedly paid the trio about $5000 for their services, was charged with three counts of criminal sexual abuse and jailed in lieu of $300,000 bail. Walker's encounters with the teenagers occurred earlier this year in her South Side home and...
  • (Canadian) 'Date-rape drugging' increases dramatically

    11/08/2004 5:36:31 PM PST · by wagglebee · 39 replies · 2,541+ views
    Globe and Mail ^ | 11/5/04 | ANDR PICARD
    More than one in four sexual assaults occur after a woman has been drugged by her assailant, according to new Canadian research. The study, published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health, shows that the incidence of so-called ''date-rape drugging'' has increased dramatically in the past decade. It also reveals that the vast majority of those who are drugged, then raped, are teenagers aged 15 to 19. The study, conducted by a team led by Margaret McGregor of the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia, is believed to be the first to measure the extent of...
  • Patricia Ireland says: "Jesus didn't say anything about lesbians"

    11/04/2004 6:26:10 PM PST · by Nice50BMG · 237 replies · 5,088+ views
    Hannity & Colmes | 11/4/04 | Patricia Ireland
    Patricia Ireland just said that she grew up as a Christian in Indiana and asked that (paraphrase) "if there was a real problem with lesbians and gays, why didn't Jesus say anything about it?"
  • Womens Wrongs - Repealing prostitution laws wont help anyone.

    10/21/2004 12:09:37 PM PDT · by NYer · 39 replies · 930+ views
    National Review ^ | October 21, 2004 | Donna Hughes
    At the polling booth this year, Berkeley residents will have a unique voting choice: Yes or no to the decriminalization of prostitution. Decriminalization means the repeal of measures that outlaw prostitution, soliciting, pimping, pandering, and brothels. Although the vote will take place only in the city of Berkeley, the decriminalization campaign's ultimate goal is the repeal of California state laws on prostitution and related offenses.** Decriminalization is a more extreme measure than legalization. Legalization would mean the regulation of prostitution with laws regarding where, when, and how prostitution could take place. Decriminalization eliminates all laws and prohibits the state and...
  • Local News Anchor Charged With Prostitution

    10/18/2004 6:42:57 AM PDT · by KidGlock · 84 replies · 6,184+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 10/18/04
    Local News Anchor Charged With Prostitution Fri Oct 15, 5:09 PM ET Local - WJXT News4Jax.com A local television news anchor was arrested on prostitution charges Thursday. Darryl Tardy was arrested at Westside Regional Park. Police said the arrest was part of their normal undercover work to eradicate prostitution. Officers said they chose the park because of complaints from nearby residents. It has also been the site of prior prostitution arrests. According to a police report, Tardy asked an undercover officer if he was a cop and demanded that he prove that he was not. Tardy was reportedly arrested after...
  • Kerry Gives Exclusive Interview to Homosexual Activist Magazine

    09/28/2004 10:59:06 AM PDT · by NYer · 50 replies · 4,813+ views
    Life Site ^ | September 27, 2004
    LOS ANGELES, September 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Democratic Presidential candidate, John Kerry, granted an exclusive interview to the national homosexual activist magazine, The Advocate, on September 16. In the preamble, Advocate writer Chris Bull describes Kerry as "an ardent gay rights supporter." "One of the original cosponsors of legislation banning discrimination based on sexual orientation," he continues, "Kerry has achieved a nearly unblemished voting record on the issue. In 1996 he was the only senator up for re-election to vote against the antigay Defense of Marriage Act. Three years earlier he went before the Senate Armed Services Committee to testify...
  • Former (NY) Dem Leader Sentenced for Sodomy

    09/22/2004 7:57:27 AM PDT · by NYer · 23 replies · 1,721+ views
    Brooklyn Eagle ^ | September 22, 2004 | Jonah Bruno
    ADAMS STREET A former Democratic district leader Anabil Ortiz was sentenced yesterday to two-and-a-half to six years in prison for sexually assaulting his fiancs 13-year-old sister. Anabil Ortiz, 41, was convicted in June of second-degree sodomy, a class-D felony, which carries a maximum sentence of three to seven years.Ortizs victim testified that he showed her a porno movie and then performed oral sex acts similar to those depicted in the movie, until she told him to stop. Later Ortiz told her he loved her and that she should call him if she ever wanted to do it again, the...
  • Sex crimes may be starting younger [Schools report 'fairly graphic' acts in kindergarten]

    09/05/2004 4:31:47 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 47 replies · 1,951+ views
    Houston Chroncile ^ | 9/5/04 | LIZ AUSTIN
    DALLAS - The arrest of a 12-year-old boy on charges that he molested a 4-year-old girl at a fast-food restaurant playground may point to a growing problem of sexually aggressive children, child-abuse experts say. The boy was arrested Wednesday in suburban Houston on charges of indecency with a child and aggravated sexual assault. Police would not discuss in detail what happened to the girl, other than to say her mother said she'd been touched inappropriately. The arrest came a week after the Dallas Independent School District expelled two first-grade boys after one performed a sex act on another during class....
  • Of Yale, hookers, and tolerance

    09/02/2004 8:28:17 AM PDT · by outlawcam · 61 replies · 2,403+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 9-1-2004 | Ben Shapiro
    Last Sunday, I picked up a copy of Boston Magazine while sitting in the green room at the Fox News studios in Watertown, Mass. Leafing through the publication, I came across an article titled "Confessions of an Ivy League Callgirl," written by Jeannette Angell, a university lecturer with a master's degree from Yale. The fact that she was a Yalie caught my eye -- as a Harvard Law student, I've already adopted our communal animosities -- and so I read the piece. Apparently, Angell began trading sex for cash after receiving her doctorate in social anthropology. But what was shocking...
  • Hookers are using the Internet to keep tabs on undercover cops

    08/23/2004 12:26:45 PM PDT · by esryle · 13 replies · 1,517+ views
    CLAYTON, Mo. -- Hookers are using the Internet to keep tabs on undercover cops. Police departments have used computers for years, but now the oldest profession is going high-tech. St. Louis County vice-squad commander Rick Battelle said he was shocked to find his cell-phone number listed on a hookers-only Web site. Undercover police use mobile phones to set up sting operations. But some of those phone numbers were listed in the database. The hookers' computer files also included the names used by undercover officers and details about their unmarked cars. St. Louis area officers discovered the hookers' Internet database on...
  • Welsh to ban strippers in limousines

    08/17/2004 10:11:22 AM PDT · by NCjim · 74 replies · 1,831+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 17, 2004
    Strippers and pole dancers should be banned from performing in stretch limousines, according to a British report. Councillors from the mountainous Welsh county of Gwynedd said many limousine hire companies were providing the erotic dancers as entertainment for clients, but in-car striptease was an "inappropriate" activity. "Lately, stretch limousines have been used more and more," said the report, released on Tuesday. "Some operators are providing entertainment to clients within the vehicle which may involve inappropriate activities such as lap dancing, giving rise to concerns about indecency." The new proposals recommend a blanket ban on striptease, lap dancing, pole dancing and...