March 3, 2000
Mom always warned you to stay away from “that smut” and you obviously didn’t listen to her. Now, according to a dubious new study, that may classify you as a “cybersex compulsive.”
The study, conducted by the San Jose Marital and Sexuality Centre [sic] and published in the March issue of Sexual Addiction and Compulsion, polled some 13,000 random visitors to the MSNBC Web site, asking a variety of questions about e-porn consumption habits. According to Dr. Al Cooper,
So who’s most at risk? Women and gay men, who according to Cooper are “sexually disenfranchised” and “may not have the same skills built up that heterosexual men have on dealing with sexual temptation and pornography.” And your straight male colleagues who surf porn all day? They’re not perverts, they’re in training. They can stare a naked lady in the face and not bat an eye!
Putting the Virgin Back in Virginia
Sodomites, quick! Back into hiding! Looks like the news of the death of Virginia’s anti-sodomy laws were greatly exaggerated. Last week we reported that Old Dominion was on the verge of reducing “crimes against nature” from a felony to a misdemeanor charge (the state’s House of Delegates approved the bill). But in less time than it takes to say “Wait, oral and anal sex are still illegal in Virginia?,” the state Senate Courts and Justice Committee bowed to pressure from social and religious conservatives and voted to kill the bill for the year, leaving sodomy a crime punishable by as many as five years in prison, a fine of up to $2,500 and the loss of voting rights. Said Jack Knapp of the Virginia Assembly of Independent Baptists, which lobbied in support of the existing law, “You know and I know that there are no police in the bedroom. This is a time for strengthening the moral fiber of the Commonwealth. Reducing the penalty won’t do that.”
A half a dozen men were arrested last week in Key West, Florida, after they
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