This is the weekly Lust news roundup: catch up on the week’s sex-tech, sex-politics, feminism, and industry news here every week.
Canada Just Opened Its First Shelter Exclusively for Sex Workers - In Canada, a shelter to provide laundry, meals and beds exclusively for sex workers has opened. It also includes space for sex workers to isolate if feeling symptoms of COVID-19. This is a great example of how to provide support to sex workers where sex work is currently criminalised to help reduce the stigma and discrimination they face. [Vice]
What Louisiana’s abortion ban means for sex workers and the rest of us - A new amendment passed to one state’s constitution proves that reproductive rights and sex education are under attack in the US.
Election Day Was a Massive Win for LGBTQ Legislators - Congrats to the LGBTQ+ candidates who were elected to office in the US last week and to some of their historic victories!
Kamala Harris’ complicated record on LGBT+ rights as she becomes the first woman elected as vice president - And a huge congratulations to Kamala Harris on being the first woman and woman of colour to be elected as Vice President of the United States! Now the real work begins - read about Harris’ record on LGBTQ+ rights, and policies that affect sex workers.
Why Are STD Cases Growing If Millennials Are Having Less Sex? - STD cases are growing but Millenials are said to be having less sex than their predecessors. A group of Millenials talks about the rise of STDs and how they protect themselves.
New: A Recipe for Nipple Play During Partnered Sex – I'm teaching you how to have a nipple-gasm! [Lust Zine]
New Release: Come & Play: A NEW Sex Toy Compilation & All My Fave Sex Toys – Don't miss my newest compilation of porn for women dedicated to sex toys in honour of Sex Toy Day. And check out my roundup of all my favourite sex toys with different gender identities & sexualities in mind. [Lust Zine]