Whore Detection

Tyrannical laws, especially those against consensual behaviors, are supported by many people suffering from the delusion that these laws (or other, subsequent laws based on the precedent of the laws they supported) will never, ever be used against them or anyone they care about.  Of course, this is nothing but a naïve fantasy; the fact of

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Available Weapon

Radical feminists are fond of pretending that women are not individuals, but rather mere appendages of some vast gestalt entity for which the feminists are the designated mouthpieces.  Many of their arguments against sex work rely on the notion that the private actions of individual women somehow resonate across this vast, incorporeal, hydra-like entity and

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Columns: Be Careful Who You Rape

As I recently explained, people rarely recognize that allowing the rights of one group to be violated opens the door for everyone’s to be; they are wholly oblivious to the power of legal precedents, refuse to recognize that slippery slopes exist, and happily support any abrogation of the rights of people they don’t like, blissfully

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Sex Science: What a Straw Plane Can Teach Us About Bad Sex Science by Brooke Magnanti

It sounds like a joke from a Christmas cracker: what do Pacific islanders and bad sex science have in common? At first glance, not a lot. The real connection started over sixty years ago, as World War II came to an end. The islands of Melanesia, north and east of Australia, include the Solomon Islands,

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