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Kink On Tap 51: Harmful Social Norms

Posted: July 30th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Episodes | 1 Comment »

An Israeli woman cries rape after consensually sleeping with an Arab, stripper-chic comes to security-theater with Flying Pasties, blowback against Malaysian sex education efforts are a mirror on American paranoia, “no” means “pull down my top and put me in your Girls Gone Wild video,” and Indian sex-workers draft a bill of rights that finally acknowledges consent.

This week, we get a first peek at the ready-to-launch mixed-media erotica from Syzygy Magazine courtesy of its editors, Brad Hanon and Susan Beaver. Syzygy Magazine wants to take fan art of gay male erotica and present it with a female gaze for anyone who enjoys such things, whether they be men, women, or some different gender. Because the answer to bad porn isn’t no porn, it’s better porn!

On a bit of a meta-note, we’re having some odd issues with our audio recording setup but don’t have the expertise necessary to trace the problem to its root. If you’re a talented audiophile with some spare time, please have a look through our documented production setup and let us know where we can improve our setup. (Thanks!) Also on the wiki are instructions for contributing stories to the community links feed, instructions for helping with show notes, and a whole lot more!

One Comment on “Kink On Tap 51: Harmful Social Norms”

  1. 1 Ian said at 5:22 pm on August 3rd, 2010:

    Weighing in on Cameroon: while burning girls’ breasts with hot rocks is a completely ass-backwards way of trying to stem rape, it *is* worth mentioning that, in Cameroon, women have a 1 in 5 chance of being raped at least once. (http://allafrica.com/stories/200911050001.html)

    It’s also a country where it is legal to rape your wife. I think drastic attempts to prevent rape are going to continue until those numbers drop.

    As for a “Fuck You, We Have Math” T-shirt, there is this: http://imgs.xkcd.com/store/imgs/science_square_5.jpg

    You can buy it here: http://store.xkcd.com/

    That is all!