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August 14, 2013 11:50 AM Ken Cuccinelli’s Sex Problem

When I worked at Playboy a few years ago, some of the fellows were fond of a saying: “Don’t mess with another man’s blow job.” Crude, blunt, and yet eloquent, the saying had a lot of applications. Don’t criticize another...

By Jamie Malanowski

July 24, 2013 10:58 AM Ken Cuccinelli: What About the Anti-adultery Laws?

I note with some glee that Ken Cuccinelli, who has made an issue of keeping Virginia’s “Crimes Against Nature” law on the books* (1) said in 2008 that he thought the adultery laws ought not only to stay on the...

By Mark Kleiman

October 16, 2012 11:49 AM HPV and Sexual Activity

Back during primary season, I got a little hot and bothered when some candidates made some crazy claims about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Those claims were, of course, completely unfounded. But I acknowledged that the reason that some are...

By Aaron Carroll

August 27, 2012 3:57 PM Sex and Politics

Nope, not another sex scandal post (although I do want to congratulate Mark Sanford and Maria Belen Chapur on their engagement). Instead, this is a story about using sex – or, more accurately, the lack thereof – as a political...

By Joshua Tucker

August 22, 2012 8:00 AM The Varieties of Rape

Speanking of bullsh*t, here’s my current favorite sample: “All rape is real rape.” Are there different kinds of rape? What kind of stupid question is that? Of course there are. To be lawful, sex must take place with valid consent....

By Mark Kleiman