Oh, hi, Daily Dose readers. It’s me, Matthew. Remember me? I used to post here a lot, but in the words of our dear friends Staind it’s been awhile.* Anyway, in my months and months of not writing anything here, I’ve been busy working on
After Megan Andelloux attemped to open the Center For Sexual Pleasure and Health in Pawtucket — and after woman-hating URI professor Donna Hughes stuck her nosy nose in and tried to create a moral panic about it — the City of Pawtucket decided, strangely, to
So you’re telling me this guy is straight?
Tonight at 6:30, sex educator Megan Andelloux is going before the Pawtucket zoning board to appeal the city’s September decision to prevent her from opening the Center For Sexual Pleasure and Health in downtown Pawtucket. As you may remember, city zoning officer Ron Travers told
Over at the HuffPo, I’ve tried to do a (nearly, or at least somewhat) comprehensive post on the prostitution situation in Rhode Island. It’s incredibly complex, even moreso after last night, and next to impossible to explain in any remotely linear fashion.
State legislators will be gathering again next week, and more likely than not they’ll be voting on proposed legislation to change the state’s prostitution law. One of the primary people trying to force this legislation through has been URI professor Donna M Hughes, who earlier
In their most recent bulletin (PDF), Citizens Against Trafficking told a story about a guy who allegedly got a nasty rash while at one of the spas in town. Apparently the guy mentioned his affliction on a message board, warning others to stay away and
Conservative talk radio host Dan Yorke invited Megan Andelloux on his WPRO program on Monday show to talk about her battles opening the Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health in downtown Pawtucket, which we covered here before. Yorke was sympathetic to Andelloux, arguing that the
The City of Pawtucket doesn’t like the idea of a new sex education center opening up in its downtown area, and things are getting kind of messy. Megan Andelloux, the tattooed lady that URI professor Donna Hughes editorialized against back in June, is opening a
Donna Hughes, the URI professor who has made it her personal mission to ban prostitution in the Ocean State, has used a lot of tactics over the years. She has testified before the state house, she has written melodramatic newspaper editorials, she has put a
It’ll shock some readers that, although we generally don’t think prostitution should be criminalized, we also think it ridiculous and vile that 16 year-olds can be strippers here. (Mind-blowingly, we also believe that, even though they ought not strip, they also ought not be thrown
We’re getting so damn close… A laboratory robot called Adam has been hailed as the first machine in history to have discovered new scientific knowledge independently of its human creators. Adam formed a hypothesis on the genetics of bakers’ yeast and carried out experiments to
A new site called Porn SFW has (ahem) sprung up and it’s hilarious. Imagine previously smutty images re-worked via cheap MS Paint and such to become totally innocuous and even cute. One of my favorites, pictured, is clearly about the wonders of discovering the traditions
The International Jurassic Park Erotic Fan-Fiction Writers’ Association. (NSFW, maybe, depending on what your workplace is like.) [via DYFL?]
And how was the boy/girl ratio at your club tonight? The second season of The Flight of the Conchords has now produced their best song ever. Until next week.
Live GRRRL Revue tonight with belly dancing (Sheherezad Sisters) and burlesque (Charlotte Fever and London Britches, Betty Sioux Tailor, Jew-l of the Nile). Also Rory Raven, mindBender and MC Cathy Cathodic. 9pm to 2am, Saturday, Firehouse 13, 41 Central Street