This is the weekly Lust News Roundup: breaking porn and Lust-related news all in one place. Here I will include news about sex-tech, sex-politics, feminism, and other developments in the industry.
Monday 14 January – Sunday 20 January
It’s not anti-men, it’s anti-toxic masculinity but for some reason Men Are Mad Online Because of New Gillette Commercial [GQ]
And if you know men that were upset by the Gillette advert, then show them this: I’ve Talked with Teenage Boys About Sexual Assault for 20 Years. This is What They Still Don’t Know [TIME]
Happiness is a skill and a choice, The Joy of Being a Woman in Her 70s [New York Times]
It’s not without controversy but for some in the BDSM scene this is the ultimate kink, Waterboarding for Pleasure: When Kink Violates the Geneva Convention [Rolling Stone]
In the first from the guest writers series on my blog, Isa Mazzei, screenwriter of Netflix’s Cam, writes about The Do’s and Don’t’s of Representing Sex Workers on Screen [Erika Lust Films]
Podcast of the Week:
Check out the TBD podcast from Women in the World! Of course my favourite episode is the first one – an interview with Jill Soloway. [Women in the World]
Tweet of the Week:
Finally, after an 18 month battle, Gina Martin made upskirting illegal in the UK.
18ontha ago I decided I wasn't going to ignore sexual assault.
Now? Our bill has passed the last stage.
Upskirting is going to be illegal. https://t.co/yFMl5Fu20B
— Gina Martin (@ginamartin_uk) January 15, 2019
Most of us know that masturbating can be a really fun way to spend your time (not to mention all of the health benefits), but it’s a topic that parents often find hard discussing with their children. Why is Children’s Masturbation Such a Secret? [The New York Times]
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