Hugh Hefner died on Wednesday, at the age of 91 at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles.
His son Cooper Hefner, chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises, said his father lived an exceptional and impactful life as a media and cultural pioneer and a leading voice behind some of the most significant social and cultural movements of
our time in advocating free speech, civil rights, and sexual freedom. He defined a lifestyle and ethos that lie at the heart of the Playboy brand, one of the most recognizable and enduring in history.
Perhaps the impacfulness of Hefner can be gauged from comments from his opponents, the Catholic News Agency which writes:
Christian leaders in the fight against pornography have called the death of Hugh Hefner tragic, while reminding Catholics to take seriously the impact of Hefner's legacy on American culture.
Alan Sears, founder of the misleadingly named Alliance Defending Freedom said:
Nobody should ever take joy in anybody's passing [...BUT...] There have been thousands of people praying for Hugh Hefner's conversion for years, and the saddest part to me of his passing, is that we see no evidence of conversion on
his part. Apparently up to the end, he took joy in this exploitation of women, of sexuality and all the other things that the secular media is lauding him for.
A DUBLIN brothel leasing out a realistic sex doll has attracted hundreds of new customers...and now wants to expand worldwide.
The star attraction Passion Dolly has whopping 32EE boobs and responds to human contact
The Irish brothel made headlines last month after posting an advert on Dublin.BackPage.com offering punters the chance to rent out a lifelike sex doll for £80-an-hour. Now, another month on, one of the owners told Daily Star Online the
overwhelmingly positive response has given them impetus to expand the business rapidly. One of the owners said:
My idea is to expand the business to other cities and countries. Once we're more established in Dublin, we will try to expand throughout Europe.
Currently customers can visit eight stone Passion Dolly in one of the brothel's rooms for £80-an-hour or £40 per half hour.
This hyper-realistic sex robot filmed having an orgasm in a jaw-dropping video can now be bought for the first time.
The human-like erotic cyborg, named Samantha, has been programmed with eight different modes: family, entertainment, analysis, sleep and three sexy settings -- romantic, calm and nasty.
For around £2,500 customers can buy their very own sex robot.
Its creator, Dr Sergi Santos, from Barcelona, told Daily Star Online the experience of seeing Samantha climax will be surreal and comparable, if not better, than human sex. After months of fine tuning, Dr Santos, a scientist and academic, has
finally started selling his talking female androids through his robotics company, Synthea Amatus.
Her brain memory is stored on an SD card in a computer inside her head, which is attached to the voluptuous silicone body. Her body has pressure points, which are responsive to physical interaction and feedback to the brain. This means Samantha
can tell when you're getting excited because of penetration, speed and the way she got aroused
Samantha can be seen at Liberation sex shop in Covent Garden.
Germany has enacted a new prostitution law with more state control, more regulations and more penalties. It is going to become more difficult to make money as a sex worker in Germany. Prostitutes and brothels will now be subject to closer
scrutiny under a new law for the regulation of the prostitution industry and the protection of sex workers, which went into effect on July 1.
According to the new law, sex workers must register with local authorities and seek a medical consultation from a public health service. In the future, brothels or businesses that offer sex services will be required to apply for a permit that
will only be granted if health, hygiene and room requirements are met.
The new law prohibits flat-rate brothels and gang-bang parties, in which a sex worker must service several men concurrently. Also, sex without a condom is prohibited. Furthermore, clients who knowingly make use of the services provided by people
who have been forced into prostitution will be penalized.
The fear of registration is rampant in the industry. Panic is spreading, says Silvia Vorhauer, a counselor at Dortmund's Mitternachtsmission, an organization that helps women who have quit prostitution. Many women fear this change. They argue, I
cannot register and then get around with this ID. I'm going to have to quit. Vorhauer notes egistration at the local government office leads to the stigmatization and criminalization of women. This move is dangerous, she says, because
prostitution may then be forced underground into illegality.