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Media Updates from our Blog

Media Updates from our Blog

Media Updates Archive (2003 - 2009)

Media Updates Archive (2003 - 2009)

  • Media Update Digest - December 9, 2009

    1. Community Standard or Double Standard? 2. Women Who Want to Want 3. Swinging one's vows to the limit   National Coalition for Sexual Freedom -- Media Update Digest December…







  • Media Update - November 23, 2009

    National Coalition for Sexual Freedom -- Media Update DigestNovember 23, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Lolita Wolf: The Kinky Lover2. A Kink in the Campaign3. Hello Pell? Itbs Me Mell, and I am Really…







  • Media Update - November 13, 2009

    National Coalition for Sexual Freedom -- Media Update Digest November 13, 2009 www.ncsfreedom.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 1. Why enable pornographers? 2. Library employees fired over censorship of graphic novel 3. Courts Divide…







  • Media Update - November 9, 2009

    1. Joe Laiacona takes on Deb Mell 2. Change of Subject: On second thought.... 3. Rep. Deb Mell may be off re-election ballot   National Coalition for Sexual Freedom -…







  • Media Update - October 28, 2009

    National Coalition for Sexual Freedom Media Update Digest October 28, 2009 1. In Defense of Extreme Pornography 2. Highlighting the blight of porn 3. New Swingers Club Raising Questions 4.…







  • Media Update - October 16, 2009

    National Coalition for Sexual Freedom -- Media Update DigestOctober 16, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Supreme Court To Hear Case About 'Sex Slave' Website2. Top Court To Review S&M Sex Trafficking Case3. Body Painting's…







  • Media Update - October 8, 2009

    National Coalition for Sexual Freedom -- Media Update DigestOctober 8, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . City spanks Power Exchange 2. Sex club spanked with lawsuit from patron injured during bondage play3. The Student Sex…







  • Media Updated June 21, 2009

    1. Swiss court jails lover for murder of banker2. Exclusive: South Africa joins leather nation3. A kinky conference4. Bruce Willis Goes S&M With New Wife5. Kids attend prom from 'sexual…







  • Media Update - May 24, 2009

    1. Real estate agents file $6-million suit over 'CSI' episode 2. Event Offers Sex Info, Activities, Free Condoms3. How Rough Is Too Rough Between the Sheets?4. Beyond Vanilla Sex5. Outside…







  • Media Update - April 16, 2009

    1. Wanna Race?2. U.S. Postal Services Refuses to Mail Anchor Bay "Look" Postcards3. San Francisco hosts celebration of kink4. Kink, taboos & fetishes, Oh my!5. 'Superman' wasn't Shuster's only comic,…







  • Media Update - March 5, 2009

    1. LLAMA SUTRA: BDSM, Roommate Crush2. Sunrise Prostitution Sting Details Emerge3. Absolute Domination: Mistress Absolute Whips Through L.A.4. Whip Smart5. Attorney for Lynn 'dominatrix' lashes out National Coalition for Sexual…







  • Media Update - January 13, 2009

    1. Man of Steel, Woman of Bondage2. At Pasco Clothing-Optional Resort, Hers Is A Well-Known Face3. Recession romance, bondage bonding and addressing one's ass4. N. Woodmere man in federal sex…







  • Media Update - December 1, 2008

    1. An Interview With A Real Life NYU Dominatrix 2. Modern Sex: Power-Play 1013. Bloggers Strike Back over KOMO's Sexphobic Smear4. Behave! Toeing the legal line with a dominatrix5. Rape…







  • Media Update - November 19, 2008

    1. Etiquette, Bigotry, and Fetish Modeling 2. Duncanville police arrest third person in Cherry Pit case 3. Pick your pleasure 4. Seminar To Whip Out S&M Truths National Coalition for…







  • Media Update - October 20, 2008

    1. First Person: Open (-Minded) Relationships 2. Hey Buckle Down! It's Time to Learn About K.C.'s Leather Community 3. An Adult Haunted House 4. Officials say it's no church 5.…







  • Media Update - October 6, 2008

    1. Binding Arbitration: S&M Gals Dig In Their Heels with Union Bid 2. 'The Lifestyle' -- The world or couples who swing 3. Police again arrest owners of Cherry Pit…







  • Media Update - September 21, 2008

    1. Pennsylvania Town Says Couple Runs Swingers' Club Inside Church 2. Shrinks: Kinky Sex is a Mental Disorder 3. Duncanville court postpones trial for 'Cherry Pit' swingers club owners 4.…







  • Media Update - September 7, 2008

    1. Is North Huntingdon 'church' really disguised sex club? 2. Code enforcement: "Swingers club" in Tampa stays open for now 3. Town officials issue summonses to new adult club 4.…







  • Media Update - August 22, 2008

    1. Sex-slave conviction overturned2. Murder-suicide autopsies: 3 died of gunshot wounds3. 'Booger Red' Gets Life4. This swinger feels persecuted5. Study Suggests Polygamy May Lead To A Longer Life6. For some,…







  • Media Update - July 27, 2008

    1. One writer - husband in tow - scopes out the scene at a surreal social club 2. Defense Attorney Asks for New Judge in Upcoming 'Mineola Swingers Club' Trial…







  • Media Update - July 7, 2008

    1. Max Mosley Tells Court Sex Video Had No Nazi Elements2. Baltimore Erotic Arts Festival3. Swingtown, California Judges Break Rules on Marriage and Civility4. In Madison, It's Easy to Be…







  • NCSF Entertainment Media Update for "Swingtown"

    NCSF Entertainment Media Update for "Swingtown" Show Title: Swingtown Episode Title: "Pilot" Original airdate: June 5, 2008 Series continues: Thursday, 10 pm Network: CBS Produced by: CBS Paramount Television Executive…







  • Media Update - June 13, 2008

    1. People closely divided on swingers' club 2. Adult Movie Producer Found Guilty In Obscenity Trial 3. Jurors convict adult film producer 4. Upcoming trial will see hours of hard-core…







  • Media Update - June 5, 2008

    1. DSM controversy could overshadow opportunities 2. Single boomers enjoy sex and do not want to wed: poll 3. Porn Trial Is About More Than Just Smut: Tampa case to…







  • Media Update - May 29, 2008

    1. What's "normal" sex? Shrinks seek definition 2. Jurors in Tampa to decide: What is obscene? 3. Obscenity case in court Wednesday 4. Virginia’s attempts to regulate sex and obscenity…







  • Media Update - April 23, 2008

    1. Maury County woman charged with bondage death of husband 2. County Commissioners revoke nightclub's liquor license3. Larry Flynt: 'The Republicans are more fun, you know'4. City Shuts Down "Sex…







  • Media Update - March 30, 2008

    1. Woman may sue over use of likeness2. Man involved in bondage death due in court3. Man Gets Life In Child Sex Assault Case4. Dominatrix Takes Pity on Bear Stearns5.…







  • Media Update - March 3, 2008

    1. Judges refuses to dismiss prostitution charges against Salem woman 2. Hooking Up with the Joneses3. Internet Pushes Polyamory to Its 'Tipping Point'4. Contrada warns of trans apocalypse5. Barely Protesting6.…







  • Media Update - February 18, 2008

    1.  Dominatrix started probe, paper reports2.  Dominatrix reported Bernie Ward, police say3.  Whips and handcuffs anyone?4.  Scanner's Sex Boycott for New York Post Readers5.  Harder 6.  County Offers Couple $15,000…







  • Media Update - February 5, 2008

    1. Kinky Sex Makes College Go 'Round 2. 'Censored version' for W & M sex show3. British Government's Welfare Decision Benefits Polygamists4. An Open and Shut Marriage5. Charges dropped against…







  • Media Update - January 27, 2008

    1. Check out the scratching and biting scene at 'Kinky U'2. Your pain is my pleasure 3. Kinky Sex, Shocking Death4. Leather fundraiser combines cookies, BDSM 5. M.A.L. 20086. County…







  • Media Update - January 7, 2008

    1. Ex-Hedge Fund Manager Hsu To Report To Prison2. Relax, It's Just Sex(TM)3. Pinellas Sheriff cracks down on adultery4. Best and Worst of Sex 20075. Christmas, Bondage-Style6. Woman wants off…







  • Media Update - December 10, 2007

    1. Texas town clamps down on home sex club2. Positive changes3. AdultFriendFinder settles pop-up adware charges4. 'Exposing' the Folsom Street Fair







  • Media Update - December 2, 2007

    1. Guilty plea ends hearing in sex extortion case2. Pillow Talk: Everyone should have a fetish3. Am I A Sex Addict? Are You?







  • Media Update - November 12, 2007

    1. Sex school? Class dismissed2. Forget the Pulitzers -- 'The Sexies' Want Your Best Work3. Sex Toys 1014. Loyola University pulls student mag's sex issue5. Sex-Related Injuries6. A Different Sort…







  • Media Update - October 15, 2007

    1. Magazine's ads effectively stretched the bounds of art 2. Changes in University non-discrimination policy could spark ambiguity 3. Hanging out for the cause 4. Strip club is planned near…







  • Media Update - October 1, 2007

    1. My bizarre love triangle 2. When Blasphemous Gays Rip into Christians the MSM says Diddly Squat3. Miller Officers Receive S&M Photos; Boycott to Extend Beyond Sunday's Event4. Violet Blue…







  • Media Update - September 17, 2007

    1. Neighborliness and tolerance? Not in my yard 2. Dominatrix Gets a Political Beating3. Feds seek to limit sexual images online4. Alleged dominatrix's lawyer questions basis for search warrant5. Sadistic…







  • Media Update - September 3, 2007

    1. Bondage case in final stages 2. A night of S&M ends in death. What happened - and who's responsible?3. A trial like no other4. "Mistress Gorgeous" busted for sex…







  • Media Update - August 14, 2007

    1. Angelina Jolie Sex Claims Challenged2. How a mob-run S&M club put your tax dollars to work3. 'No hanky panky' on beds at Sugar Room, owner says4. Are Open Marriages…







  • Media Update - July 23, 2007

    1. Greenburgh cop disciplined in dominatrix case gets promotion2. Judge orders stop to adult activities at Weirton mansion3. Police say S&M bondage session ended in killing4. Was Man Beaten by…







  • Media Update - June 11, 2007

    1. Self-proclaimed dominatrix pleads guilty2. MySpace Blabbing KOs Custody Bid3. Ex-dominatrix now whipping up laughs4. Kink in the System5. Jury convicts man in sex slave case







  • Media Update - May 14, 2007

       1. Kinkfest provides a room to romp   2. Ex in a Bind on Bondage Saga   3. Owner plans a campground in full swing   4. Hsu Out on $400K Bond,…







  • Media Update - April 30, 2007

       1.  A Disciplined Business   2. The oldest swingers: sex games of Stone Age exposed   3. Dominatrix's lawyer says woman's spirits 'as good as can be'   4. SSIS Question Sex-tion:…







  • Media Update - April 16, 2007

       1. Study: Bondage May Make Men Happier   2. Eva Longoria Likes Her Man To Take Control In Bedroom   3. Bedford dominatrix case delayed for week   4. Bondage pics found…







  • Media Update - April 9, 2007

       1. Mother in Salem faces charges of prostitution   2. Dominatrix, mom of 2, slapped with charge   3. Court orders review of Shannon evidence   4. Woman sentenced for sexually abusing…







  • Media Update - April 2, 2007

       1. Greenburgh to pay crack convict to settle suit   2. Charges dropped against owner of Coopersburg eatery   3. Kinks Galore, for All to See   4. The accidental 'friend' finder  …







  • Media Update - March 19, 2007

       1. Whip Appealed   2. Judge sentences three men for S&M dungeon castrations   3. 'Shakedown Slut' All Smiles   4. Case transferred to tougher court   5. Planning Commission hears Kink.com case  …







  • Media Update - March 12, 2007

       1. Bondage? "Behavior that is unbecoming of a diplomat"   2. Westchester dominatrix says "I'm not guilty of prostitution"   3. Albert W. Hsu Arrested For Soliciting, Rape and Abduction of…







  • Media Update - March 5, 2007

       1. 'S&M Svengali' convicted of abuse but acquitted of obscenity   2. 'S&M' Marriage From Hell   3. Leather in the garden -- just vests, no whips   4. Hard to Swallow  …







  • Media Update - February 26, 2007

       1. Swingers' club host pleads not guilty to assault charges   2. Federal trial presents window into world of S&M   3. Dominatrix settles drug charge   4. BDSM: a gentle, firm…







  • Media Update - February 18, 2007

       1. A love triangle? Try a hexagon   2. Greenburgh officer involved in dominatrix case fired   3. Hurt So Good   4. 'Sex Slave' Had Own Sicko Site   5. Swinger foe…







  • Media Update - February 11, 2007

       1. A Neighbor Moves in With Ropes and Shackles, and Some Are Not So Pleased   2. Assault at sex-party site   3. Sick sex case trial set   4. Porn studio…







  • Media Update - February 4, 2007

       1. Red light? Green light   2. Porn studio puts city in a kink   3. Panicked professionals fear they were victims of 'swingers'   4. Fetish nation   5. Man convicted of…







  • Media Update - January 28, 2007

       1. You're with Me, Leather   2. No welcome mat for adult film studio   3. On the Net, bad judgment can have a long half-life







  • Media Update - January 21, 2007

       1. Pam Anderson And Tommy Enjoyed S&M Games With Look-A-Like   2. Man Fights To Keep Swingers Home Open   3. Deputy: Man raped wife to film porn video   4. Weirton…







  • Media Update - January 14, 2007

       1. Ex-armory turns into porn site   2. Porn company buys historic SF armory for $14.5 million   3. I immerse myself in great danger for your entertainment   4. Felonies against…







  • Media Update - December 31, 2006

       1. Former Capitol Hill staffer's lawsuit over sex blog moves closer to trial   2. When Will Bisexuals Drag Homosexuals out of Polygamy Closet?   3. Cop's lawyer, prosecutor square off…







  • Media Update - December 10, 2006

       1. I saw Mommy -- or Progenitor A -- kissing Santa Claus   2. Hanover man found guilty in beating   3. Dominatrix says cop offered deal in exchange for fetish…







  • Media Update - December 3, 2006

       1. Arousing debate   2. Suspended police officer testifies in harassment case   3. The softer side of S/M   4. Neighborhood Home Transforms Into Swingers' Club On Weekends   5. Holly hill…







  • Media Update - November 19, 2006

       1. Sexual exploration goes mainstream   2. Spanker's Delight   3. San Francisco Values   4. Swinging with the Cute Couple Next Door   5. Husbands And Wife   6. Fight for your right…







  • Media Update - November 12, 2006

       1. Hearing tonight in Greenburgh dominatrix case   2. A Farewell to a Foot Slave   3. Weddings Or S&M? Weirton Mansion Offers Both   4. Beyond the Bedroom   5. Extravagasm Fantasy…







  • Media Update - November 5, 2006

       1. Fetishists aren't freaks, (most) readers say   2. Sex, Slaves, and Castration Curiosity   3. Straight, gay, or multiple parents can all raise good kids   4. Fetish ball proves you…







  • Media Update - October 29, 2006

       1. Porn: It's Not Just for Breakfast   2. All dressed up - in latex and dog collars   3. Council moves to limit parties   4. Annual Goth Ball filled with…







  • Media Update - October 22, 2006

       1. Adult event hits the road in permit flap   2. No Pain, No Gain   3. Polyamory   4. A Friendly Hogtie   5. Vote looms for sex parties   6. SSFC squanders…







  • Media Update - October 7, 2006

       1. Sex club to close its doors in Rahway   2. Desirable Damsels in Distress   3. Man gets 40 to 60 years in prison for kidnapping and raping wife







  • Media Update - September 30, 2006

       1. Judge orders stop to private sex club   2. I.D. in 'S&M' Death   3. Word on the street at S.F.'s fetish festival   4. Objects of Desire   5. Coopersburg dries…







  • Media Update - September 23, 2006

       1. Swingers safe to party at strip club   2. Here comes Folsom!   3. The Craigslist Experiment   4. Swingers law hearing likely   5. Obscenity charges dropped   6. Group seeks to…







  • Media Update - September 16, 2006

       1. Swinger parties dealt a setback   2. Alternative sexual practices abound among college students   3. Coopersburg to fight swingers club   4. Teacher's Dirty Looks   5. Concerns Raised Over Web…







  • Media Update - September 8, 2006

       1. Coopersburg moves to stop swingers' club   2. Borough Manager: Swingers Can't Stay In Town   3. Angelina Jolie Was A Dominatrix Says Former Lesbian Partner   4. Public Displays of…







  • Media Update - September 2, 2006

       1. Swing club takes Coopersburg by surprise   2. Swingers' Club Invades Small Local Town   3. "Cyber-Sex" Prosecution Fall-Out   4. Tell Me Why   5. Hearing set on adult entertainment zones  …







  • Media Update - August 26, 2006

       1. Keeping Married Sex Hot   2. Whip-wielding sting-along







  • Media Update - July 2, 2006

       1. Man: Leblanc had sex dungeon at Wolcott Road home   2. Thank You, Sir   3. Sex and the Faithful City   4. Schenectady approves tougher noise rules   5. Theater News:…







  • Media Update - June 3, 2006

       1. Tacoma-area man convicted of exploiting teen girl   2. Jury finds "sex master" guilty   3. The selfishness of connubial communism   4. BDSM as Utopian Society   5. Polygamy allowed 'limited'…







  • Media Update - May 27, 2006

       1. Adult businesses reach deal with county   2. Mayor battles bid to oust him   3. Miller Beer Supports Consensual Homosexual Violence   4. Girl said she was 19, man testifies…







  • Media Update - May 20, 2006

       1. Sarasota company set up Holmes Beach swingers' bash   2. Police rescue Canadian from sex-slave camp   3. Dominatrix Ava Taurel Drowns In Mexico   4. The Sound of One Hand…







  • Media Update - March 23, 2006

       1. Is S&M sex with my husband kinky?   2. What's Obscene, Anyway?   3. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Obscenity Case   4. Woman tells of spanking from professor   5. Supreme…







  • Media Update - February 10, 2006

       1. Big Bucks for Pain Sluts   2. Protective order denied under 'slavery contract'   3. Bondage Unmasked   4. City Pressures Suspected Swinger Club   5. High Infidelity   6. Group looks for…







  • Media Update - February 3, 2006

       1. Dominatrix scandal rocks a police department   2. Liberty couple charged in beating   3. Dominatrix acquitted of manslaughter   4. 3 city sex clubs may have swung their last swinger  …







  • Media Update - January 27, 2006

       1. Dominatrix closing includes dress-up: Prosecutor wears mask, collar during closing   2. Dominatrix defense alleges coercion   3. Porn feeds human trafficking   4. Bondage group looks to become official   5.…







  • Media Update - November 10, 2005

    1. An All-Out Assault On Sexual Content2. Penis poses problem for Castro store3. CineKink: S/M at the Movies and The Best of CineKink4. MSU professors link hunting with sexual violence5.…







  • Media Update - September 15, 2005

       1. Whip it good   2. Probation assigned in mutilation case   3. Man gets 6 years for basement beating death







  • Media Update - September 9, 2005

       1. Father loses parental rights   2. Mayor poses in bondage gear for magazine /li>   3. Lawrence County treasurer charged with embezzlement   4. San Francisco's gayest week   5. Three Men…







  • Media Update - July 28, 2005

       1. An Online Artist Challenges Obscenity Law   2. N.Y. Panel Refuses to Enjoin Anti-Pornography Statute   3. Judges Uphold Communications Decency Act   4. New York judges refuse to say Internet…







  • Media Update - June 4, 2007

       1.  After civil unions ... polygamy?   2. Jury hears Hillsboro sexual 'slave master' trial Thursday   3. Nude Campground Controversy   4. Portsmouth assault case continued against host of swinger parties  …







  • Media Update - June 2, 2005

       1. Cuff Love   2. Cops: Man made girl spank him   3. Lurid tale of sex, bondage, torture   4. Judge Orders Sex Club To Shut Down







  • Media Update - January 27, 2005

       1. Porn star delivers satisfaction in debate   2. Tell Me Where It Hurts   3. Welcome to the dungeon   4. Murray's lawyers want evidence excluded   5. The ties that bind  …







  • Media Update - January 7, 2007

       1. City: Cutts St. sex parties aren't allowed   2. Where I Come From   3. NLA distributes donation checks   4. City wants sex parties stopped   5. So long Mom and…







  • Media Update - November 18, 2004

       1. Hide and Seek   2. United Church of Christ book house's gay theology tests mainline Protestant limits   3. Court upholds conviction of flower shop owner in sex-torture case







  • Media Update - November 12, 2004

       1. Sex tapes allegedly used in extort bid   2. Accused spanker hospitalized after suicide call   3. Spanking complaints lead to charges against employer   4. Sex on Tuesday: Swinging in…







  • Media Update - November 4, 2004

       1. Gay Marriage Bans Gain Wide Support in 10 States   2. Sex slave, dominatrix claim they are feminists   3. Porn dealer scoffs at feds   4. When Does Art Become…







  • Media Update - October 28, 2004

       1. Cybersex suspect sues the city   2. Couple face charges after nude boat display   3. The Sweetheart of S. and M.   4. Head Cheese   5. Potter's Perseverance Pays Off







  • Media Update - October 21, 2004

       1. The Scoop: an update on the bondage thing   2. Conn. Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Claiming Judicial Bias   3. Angelina unbound (at least for now)   4. ISU fetish club…







  • Media Update - October 15, 2004

       1. Cuffs meeting not tied down by sanctions   2. Banning Gay Marriage 'Would Help Polygamists'   3. This store's a hot topic   4. What Were They Thinking? Nobel Goes to…







  • Media Update - October 7, 2004

       1. Same-sex marriage vote raises questions   2. 'Piano Teacher' Author Jelinek Wins Nobel Prize   3. K-State prof charged in ex-wife's slaying   4. Polygamy laws expose our own hypocrisy   5.…







  • Media Update - September 30, 2004

       1. Woman accused of lie in porn star's death is released   2. Sex on Tuesday: Inside Nina Hartley   3. Man should tell new girlfriend he's 'polyamorous' now   4. Disciplinary…







  • Media Update - September 23, 2004

       1. Judge in trial of Southington man is under scrutiny   2. AG candidates debate Utah's 'dirty little secret'   3. E-mails, X-rated photos fill last day of testimony   4. Polygamous…







  • Media Update - September 9, 2004

       1. Bilotta draws fire for invite to spank   2. Of Lust and the Law   3. Utah High Court Rejects Polygamy Appeal







  • Media Update - September 2, 2004

       1. Cheney's 'anything goes' shocker   2. S&M Dad Ordered to Give up Child







  • Media Update - August 26, 2004

       1. Alternative Lifestyle Gets Its Voice   2. Beauty & Submission   3. Where The Republicans Roam   4. Former flower shop owner appeals sex-torture conviction   5. Kinky Condo Scion Sued







  • Media Update - August 19, 2004

       1. Savage Love 2.0   2. Just Chokey Dokey







  • Media Update - August 12, 2004

       1. Media Update Update!   2. Vuitton Whips S&M Knock-offs   3. Alternative-lifestyle event seeks alternative location   4. Judge Limits Annual Bondage Fest   5. German Xploration, Part 1







  • Media Update - August 5, 2004

       1. Judge Awards Ex-Porn Star Custody Of Daughter   2. Death becomes her   3. Salt Lake trio sues for right to polygamist marriage   4. YES: Same-sex unions damage marriage, open…







  • Media Update - July 29, 2004

       1. 11th Circuit upholds Alabama sex toy ban   2. Utah cases challenge whether anti-polygamy laws are constitutional   3. 'Swingers' Club' Lawyer Fails To Get Himself Committed   4. Ready to…







  • Media Update - July 1, 2004

       1. Sex clubs, voyeurism remain popular, especially among men   2. Hindering case in Montco to proceed   3. Apply Fist Here   4. High court bars Internet porn law enforcement   5.…







  • Media Update - June 24, 2004

       1. Candidate on hot seat over actress-wife's sex-club allegations   2. God's Madam   3. First Time at the S&M Store   4. 2 charged in spanking of woman   5. Swingers may…







  • Media Update - June 3, 2004

       1. Board of Regents next to receive Cuffs appeal   2. Berkeley religious center flies rainbow flag   3. Fantasies are fine, but be careful about acting on them   4. We've…







  • Media Update - May 27, 2004

       1. Court upholds conviction in Cherry Hill dungeon case   2. Leather report: We'll whip you into shape for one of Chicago's wildest weekends   3. Sexual side of G.I. abuse  …







  • Media Update - May 6, 2004

       1. Judge denies Montco woman release from prison   2. Woman accused of operating dominatrix business out of garage   3. SUNY Trustee Takes On Ivory Towers   4. Members of Cuffs…







  • Media Update - April 8, 2004

       1. Club focusing on fringe sexuality denied ECU association   2. Case sparks dialogue about judicial process   3. Judge denies dominatrix's motions to dismiss   4. "Gaypril" Commences With Open Mic  …







  • Media Update - March 25, 2004

       1. Fotog Killed Porn Star: DA   2. Allure of exotic fitness programs replaces treadmill regimen   3. Former Frankel aide sentenced in federal court   4. Photograoher Charged With Porn Actress'…







  • Media Update - March 11, 2004

       1. Dominatrix: No dice on chop confession   2. Bondage Club Stripped Of Flogging Rights   3. University finds Cuffs guilty of assault







  • Media Update - February 26, 2004

       1. Inside Vegas Swinger Clubs   2. Cuffs' first meeting after suspension has no demonstrations   3. Group wants Cuffs charges dropped   4. It's All About Sex   5. Wife convicted of…







  • Media Update - February 19, 2004

       1. EDITORIAL: Cuffs deserves more than unclear case   2. Cuffs fights for BDSM rights   3. Flogging Demonstration Brings Charges   4. Cuffs charged with violation of code   5. Exploring myths…







  • Media Update - February 12, 2004

       1. Bondage and flogging, pain and love   2. Whip It Good   3. Be mine, and hers, and his   4. Sex Party Organizer Says Business is Improving   5. Opponents warn…







  • Media Update - February 5, 2004

       1. Hidden Heteros   2. International plea for state of Cuffs   3. Selling Sex And Very Sorry   4. Discount Join Rate: NCSF   5. Dirty Pornos: S! M!







  • Media Update - January 22, 2004

       1. Slapman Keeps Taking It   2. They Had Reservations   3. Police seek dismissal of suit over raid on swinger party   4. Police seeking dismissal of topless case   5. Slapman…







  • Media Update - January 15, 2004

       1. Bondage Unbound   2. Play Time: The Toys of Leather   3. SU investigation puts hold on Cuffs   4. Cuffed: Physical demonstration at a Cuffs meeting raises concerns about student…







  • Media Update - January 8, 2004

      1. Teen sex sting snares teacher   2. DA: NYC Teacher Arranged S&M Tryst With "Teen"







  • Media Update - January 1, 2004

       1. How Far Can You Go?   2. Naughty in N'awlins   3. The strange and embarrassing of 2003 in Washington







  • Media Update - December 25, 2003

    1. He said she said2. Pornographer gets 15 years for exploiting teen3. Union worker loses key court battle in office spanking case







  • Media Update - December 18, 2003

    1. Punishment delivered in obscenity case 2. Pain and pleasure - The stigma over Cuffs hurts community 3. "Paddleboro" revisited: Man busted in S&M sting







  • Media Update - December 11, 2003

    1. Just a fantasy in Vernon2. Swingers hit back at city3. Council repeals liquor rules banning sexGay group says rules targeted leather, S&M events4. Erotic exhibit highlights fetish images of…







  • Media Update - December 4, 2003

    1. Convicted Utah man likens polygamy to homosexuality2. Controversial librarian's contract not renewed3. L.A. Official: Computer Labels Offensive







  • Media Update - November 26, 2003

    1. Bound for glory? Kroll knows his work's explicit, so please don't call it porn2. S&Mers: Head to Massachusetts!3. Investigators cite inappropriate sexual conduct4. Free Iowa State from Bondage







  • Media Update - November 7, 2003

    1. Cuffs receives $94 through GSB Special Allocations2. ISU government funds bondage club3. Weapons charge brought in alleged staged rape4. Police raid ends swingers party







  • Media Update - October 23, 2003

    1. Kenner police heavy-handed2. Kinkophobia Alert!3. Sherwood's Forest: New Orleans, Louisianna







  • Media Update - October 16, 2003

    1. Rose group says it caused its own trouble2. Kenner sex fetish gathering hits kink3. Fetish event organizers cancel event following Congemi request4. Fetish Convention Won't Happen In Kenner5. Fetishists…







  • Media Update - October 9, 2003

    1. CALL FOR LETTERS TO THE EDITOR2. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR PUBLISHED3. Fetish, bondage group drops convention plan4. Resort Sex Expo Canceled?5. Bow Down to CineKink6. Alternative Film Festival Alternatives…







  • Media Update - October 2, 2003

    1. Sample Letter to the Editor regarding the Black Rose conference2. Ocean City groups oppose fetish convention set for Nov.3. OC woman plans protest against sex convention4. Event could tarnish…







  • Media Update - September 25, 2003

    1. OC community objects to alternative sex convention2. Sex Expo In Family Resort?3. Ocean City community objects to alternative sex convention4. O.C. community objects to alternative sex convention







  • Media Update - September 18, 2003

    1. Concrete residents debate librarian's lifestyle2. Adult store's future in limbo as challenge stalls in court3. Swingers' club busted4. Violette's compositions have length and depth5. Finding Mapplethorpe's Inner Cindy Sherman







  • Media Update - September 4, 2003

    1. Drawing line: U.S. renewing its fight against pornography2. The New Swingers







  • Media Update - August 29, 2003

    1. Dominatrix: I'll whip courts over sex rap2. S&M fans gain pleasure from pain3. N.C. sodomy law still enforced despite ruling on Texas measure4. Two indicted for allegedly distributing obscene…







  • Media Update - August 21, 2003

    1. Leather-bound librarian provided 'sadistic, yet caring' services online 2. Locals shocked after police arrest pair in S&M raid 3. Swing away! Lifestyles Convention unites wife-swappers, sex-watchers 4. Sex and…







  • Media Update - July 24, 2003

    1. Setting a new standard2. Cops crash sex party3. Zoning Issue: Sex clubs elude county4. Questionable Clubs Targeted For Closure By County5. Owensville upset about new business6. Punishment is the…







  • Media Update - July 17, 2003

    1. N.C. judge declares state sodomy law unconstitutional2. Responsible Non-Monagamists







  • Media Update - July 11, 2003

    1. Trial puts obscenity standards to the test2. Beyond Gay Marriage: The road to polyamory







  • Media Update - July 11, 2003

    1. Letters to the Editor2. Now What? First in a series on life after Lawrence: untold potential and tough choices3. Decency fuels debate: Investigators who screened adult films say they…







  • Media Update - June 19, 2003

    1. Letters from Leather Camp2. Statement from Michael Martin, Editor-in-Chief of Nerve.com3. Sample letter to send to Nerve.com







  • Media Update - June 12, 2003

    1. Kinkiness has hit the mainstream2. Inn Caters to Lifestyles Trade3. Ryther's accuser now says she made up allegations4. Depraved New World







  • Media Update - June 4, 2003

    1. Me, Myself and 'Oh, My!'2. Lakewood fetish club officially closed3. Wine me, dine me, Cat-o'-nine me4. State mixed with S&M, mob5. Slap leather, S&M lovers: 'Thunder' to peal soon6.…







  • Media Update - July 3, 2003

    1. A Gay Rights Landmark2. Finally, Dignity and Respect - but at Such a Cost3. Sex clubs -- symptoms of deeper trouble4. Judge orders release of state police records







  • Media Update - May 15, 2003

    1. City officials investigating neighborhood dominatrix2. Inn's liquor license may be revoked3. The gentrification of alternative sex







  • Media Update - May 8, 2003

    1. No Sex Please2. Skin Flicks 101: What porn studies profs don't get about sex