The LA Weekly gives an entertaining rundown of sex educators Courtney Cruz and Shelby Jones' master class "The Big One!: The Truth and Lies of Female Orgasms"
In the 1880s, they said to women, ‘Oh, you’re hysterical. You have to go to the doctor.’ And they had actual doctors that would massage these women into what they called ‘hospitable patronage’ — meaning that they brought them to orgasm, and then all the sudden the women were calm and happy as Hindu cows.
“And they’d send them home, and their husbands would say, ‘This is fantastic!’ And the women’d be going, ‘Uh, I have to go to the doctor again. I feel hysterical.’ And this is how it all started.”
They also reveal how, in Alabama, it is enshrined in law that people have "no fundamental right to purchase a product in pursuit of having an orgasm". That would make anyone hysterical.
Please God, no: Baby Jesus Butt Plug.
More people in the UK know about "dogging" than "blogging", The Guardian has revealed. 7 out of 10 people don't know what "blogging" is but 40 per cent claim they understand the term "dogging". Which isn't that much more, when you think about it.
Some no nonsense advice from the Carolinian Online for women who keep teetering on the edge but not quite falling off it. In the bedroom sense, that is.
It's got to be Dildo, Newfoundland. As visited by Star Wars' own Carrie Fisher and fellow film celeb Meg Ryan. ("Unusual, you say? Well, yes, I would have to agree with you, but it is by no means the only village with a strange name," Fisher writes. "It's just across the bay from Spread Eagle.") World Hum has the full details...
Another one from the "You couldn't make this up" department: 58 year old US judge Donald Thompson currently stands accused of three counts of indecent exposure because he was allegedly seen using a penis pump whilst presiding in court. The soaraway Sun tells us: