When we fixate on the concept of ‘bad’ ideas and simple disagreement causing actual harm, we simply empower those who want to control our every thought.
Masturbation Is Witchcraft!
Watch out when you are bashing the bishop – you’re just cursing yourself and your future generations. Apparently.
The Hypocritical Demonisation Of Adult Entertainment
It’s time to start pointing out that the moralising extremists who see all sexual expression and any nudity as evil are extremists who do not speak for the majority of society.
America’s Religious Moral War Has Only Just Begun
The overturning of Roe v Wade is the first salvo in a bigger battle – one where the reactionaries are being aided by misguided liberals.
The Diabolical Devilries Of Eugène Lepoittevin
The outrageous and provocatively sexual Devilries of the famed French artist. Be warned: this is still eye-popping stuff.
War Propaganda: The Anti-Porn Misinformation Machine Hits A New Low
The anti-porn campaigner Julie Bindel is making outrageous, untrue claims about the monstrousness of adult entertainment – and not for the first time.
Clubs Galore! The Sinful Soho Nightlife Of 1958
The exotic world of the late-night drinking den and non-stop exotic cabaret is explored in this classic Pathé News short.
The Real-World Consequences Of Outlawing Porn
Censoring adult entertainment does not reduce demand – it just allows fraudsters, blackmailers and corruption to flourish.
Sob Story: The ASA’s Puritanical Fear Of The Female Body
The self-declared advertising authority uses modern buzzwords to disguise the decidedly Victorian morality behind its decisions.
Now Kissing Is Considered To Be Sexually Explicit: The Continuing Madness Of The ASA
Britain’s ever-prudish advertising censors get worked up about the idea of couples showing fully-clothed affection for each other.
The Golden Age Of Cosmopolitan Covers
The iconic covers from the glory days of the women’s guide to aspirational lifestyle and sexual liberation.
Printed Poison – Mid-Sixties Moral Panic From The Citizens For Decent Literature
More 1960s anti-smut hysteria from notorious fraudster Charles Keating.