“Latex catsuits, nipple clips, panda porn and sex toys — it’s all in a hard day’s work for Sarah Forbes.The tough-to-shock curator of the Museum of Sex offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Manhattan attraction where guests are warned against touching, licking or stroking the exhibits.Not that every visitor listens: A partygoer attending an opening night fiesta managed to bite a nipple off one display.” (via NY Daily News)
Tennessean – “A school district has deemed an awkward teen’s two-page oral sex encounter at boarding school in the coming-of-age novel “Looking for Alaska” too racy, banning the book from class reading lists.
Sumner County Schools are at least the second in the state, after Knox County in March, to keep students from reading it together in class.”
AP – “Southern California District had Prohibited Merriam-Webster Edition Defining Sex Act”
Reuters – “Bing, the new search engine from Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) Corp., doesnâ€™t return any result for one of the most searched terms from India: sex. However, if you tell the search engine that youâ€™re from the USA, or any one of the European countries (users can easily change country without even logging in), and bingo, several links are returned. If you say you are from China or an Arabian country, or Hong Kong or Singapore, again, no luck.”
The Providence Journal – “An investigation that began with a librarian’s tip produced an indictment against a 59-year-old local man who now faces charges of sexual assault, child molestation and possessing child pornography, according to a spokesman for Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch.”
WND – “Former Republican state Rep. Carl Hendrickson is chairman of the local Citizens Against Pornography organization. He is asking libraries to create and adult advisory committee to screen titles, seek parental authorization before allowing children to check out books with sexual themes, establish a rating system and move explicit books from teen shelves to adult sections.”
MaineToday.com – “A clergyman who ministers to children has paid the $100 fine imposed on a Lewiston woman who borrowed a sex education book from the city’s public library last summer and refused to return it because she deemed the contents obscene.”