This Week in Sex – October 15

Weekly sex news from Slutever. This week’s link roundup touches on everything from the birth of the #SluttyGirlFears hashtag, to public fornication in gross places, to how to define sex addiction. Happy reading, sluts!

“You were young and he was powerful; the story writes itself.” This week 30+ women came forward with accounts of being sexually harassed, assaulted or raped by film industry mogul and overall despicable human Harvey Weinstein. Jia Tolentino at the New Yorker writes about “How Men Like Harvey Weinstein Implicated Their Victims in Their Acts.”

Here are 10 (illustrated) tips for trans women navigating the dating scene.

A Tennessee couple got kicked out of a pub for having sex in the bathroom, and proceeded to attempt to get it on in the next best place – a porta potty. They were arrested and charged with public intoxication and indecent exposure, as if having to fuck in a literal shit hole weren’t punishment enough.

What exactly is sex addiction? The director of a sexual addiction recovery program discusses stigma and treatment.

Laesha Brown introduces a sex ed program for young black girls – Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy.

The just-released film Professor Marston and the Wonder Women follows the creator of the Wonder Woman comics, and his poly BDSM relationship with his wife and lab assistant. The Cut looks at the most erotic scene from the movie.

The hashtag #SluttyGirlFears is a way to “[reclaim] the word ‘slut’ or ‘hoe’ and [allow] people to see that we don’t give a fuck anymore. We like sex and perhaps maybe more than men.”

A new study suggests that Craigslist’s erotic advertising site (launched in 2002 and shut down in 2010) led to a 17% decrease in female homicides in the U.S., “principally because sex workers were able to use the free advertising service to move into safer indoor environments and screen clients more carefully.” Let’s bring it back!

Dan Savage offers characteristically stellar advice to a woman in a poly relationship with a married man.



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