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"Northwestern Sex Toy Demo Questioned"

on Thursday, 03 March 2011. Hits 207

Did a Northwestern University human sexuality professor go too far when he held an optional live-sex presentation on campus grounds? 

On Feb. 21, Prof. John Michael Bailey, a psychology professor known for pushing the envelope, invited students from his human sexuality class to observe a non-student naked woman being stimulated with a motorized sex toy on stage. 

About 120 students attended the demonstration, which was curated by Chicago sex tour guide Ken Melvoin-Berg, according to the Northwestern Daily student newspaper.

The University declined to answer questions about the demonstration from NBC Chicago and referred our editors to Bailey, who was unavailable.

The session was billed as a question-and-answer session about fetishes with a demonstration at the end, said Pratik Shah, a senior math and economics student. Students were warned of the nature of the class several times, and some walked out before the demonstration. ...


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