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  • In the News (#815)

    News (#815)

    [Laura Lee] put herself on the line in a way few have the guts to do. – Brooke MagnantiStoryville An interesting look at brothel archaeology in Australia:Sex... Read more

    Posted on 24 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Laura Lee, Sex Work Stigma, and the Limits of #MeToo

    Laura Lee, Work Stigma, Limits #MeToo

    Though Laura Lee is gone, her friends will not let her be forgotten; there were many awful people who hurt her for her work, from Catholic nuns to “feminist”... Read more

    Posted on 23 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Diary #399

    Diary #399

    Some weeks are difficult, some are easy and pleasant, and some are just…weird. Last week was one of the latter; though it ended very well, with a weekend full o... Read more

    Posted on 22 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In the News (#814)

    News (#814)

    A federal war on porn would be just as winnable as the federal wars on drugs and alcohol—in other words, not winnable at all. – Peter SudermanThe Punitive... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In Memory of Laura Lee

    Memory Laura

    Last week, a long-time client of Laura’s asked if I’d publish this tribute to her today, the day of her funeral. And how could I not? This text was approved by... Read more

    Posted on 20 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Day Tripper

    Tripper

    As I grow older, I become increasingly I’ve become increasingly fond of longer appointments. I have also noticed that I am receiving a much larger number of... Read more

    Posted on 19 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Links #398

    Links #398

    The school crossing patrol at this location has been asked to stop ‘high-fiving’ and to concentrate on his core duty of ensuring highway safety. Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In the News (#813)

    News (#813)

    Why shouldn’t a man want sex? Why shouldn’t a man want intimacy?…Why do we view that as being abusive or predatory? – Antonia MurphyMythbustersSix years ago I... Read more

    Posted on 17 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Overdue

    Overdue

    When I was an undergrad, I came up with a model for how cultures develop over time. It was divided into four stages:Barbarism: All substance, little form. Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Diary #398

    Diary #398

    Last week was dominated by the sudden death of my friend Laura Lee on Wednesday morning; Matisse and I found out Wednesday evening about 10, but we were asked... Read more

    Posted on 15 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Valentine’s Day 2018

    Valentine’s 2018

    As longtime readers know, Valentine’s Day is my least favorite of holidays, and I’m not particularly fond of the typical iconography associated with it, either... Read more

    Posted on 14 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Guest Columnist: Claudia Christophe

    Guest Columnist: Claudia Christophe

    Claudia Christophe is a Chicago-based escort currently on hiatus until 2019. Nonetheless, she has returned to blogging on her own blog, The Claudia Chronicles,... Read more

    Posted on 12 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Links #397

    Links #397

    I don’t think there’s any kind of case law that says you can sue a penis. – Judith LonnquistThose among you who have never seen Heavy Metal may not really dig... Read more

    Posted on 11 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In the News (#812)

    News (#812)

    Bills don’t evaporate when clubs shut down. – Reese PiperR.I.P. Laura Lee In the eight years I’ve been writing obituaries for people important to the... Read more

    Posted on 10 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Sex Neutral

    Neutral

    Many if not most people who oppose laws against private, consensual, sexual behavior describe themselves as “sex-positive”; I am not among them. Read more

    Posted on 09 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Managing Resources

    Managing Resources

    I’m really a terribly vain creature, so I love compliments and being described with adjectives like “magnificent” and “incomparable”. Read more

    Posted on 08 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In the News (#811)

    News (#811)

    I believe my goldfish is having an affair with my oven mitt. – Lenore Skenazy, mocking “sex trafficking” hysteriaFollow Your Bliss The naive believe the... Read more

    Posted on 07 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Diary #397

    Diary #397

    While work is always an effort, work that one loves and finds rewarding is also a source of joy and fulfillment (not to mention money). Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Not So Easy

    Easy

    If I send away all the loose females, there will be no women left here at all. – Antoine Laumet de la Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, first governor of LouisianaNew... Read more

    Posted on 05 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Links #396

    Links #396

    Spock: Revenge, Captain? Kirk: Why not?Apparently Quentin Tarantino has pitched an idea for a new Star Trek movie that he will direct. Read more

    Posted on 04 February 2018 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY