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THE DRAG AESTHETIC OF LANGSTON HUGHES | Erin Blakemore via JSTOR

23 May , 2017  

Langston Hughes photographed in 1936 by Carl Van Vechten via Wikimedia Commons/LOC

Langston Hughes photographed in 1936 by Carl Van Vechten via Wikimedia Commons/LOC

How would you describe Langston Hughes? He’s been referred to as the Harlem Renaissance’s greatest poet, a creative powerhouse who was, at one point in his career, “critically, the most abused poet in America.” But for Sam See, Hughes was something more than a jazz poet—he was a drag poet, too. See tracks the ways in which Hughes documented and responded to Harlem’s teeming drag culture in the 1920s. As a gay man, Hughes took part in Harlem’s spectacular drag balls, places where all races, genders, and social classes mixed in “the safest and most visible space in which queers could…[convene and cross].” Hughes saw Harlem culture itself as an extended show with “poems that perform in drag…”Read more    

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Revealed: Facebook’s internal rulebook on sex, terrorism and violence | Nick Hopkins via The Guardian

22 May , 2017  

The GuardianLeaked policies guiding moderators on what content to allow are likely to fuel debate about social media giant’s ethics

Facebook’s secret rules and guidelines for deciding what its 2 billion users can post on the site are revealed for the first time in a Guardian investigation that will fuel the global debate about the role and ethics of the social media giant.

The Guardian has seen more than 100 internal training manuals, spreadsheets and flowcharts that give unprecedented insight into the blueprints Facebook has used to moderate issues such as violence, hate speech, terrorism, pornography, racism and self-harm.


 

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Scientists One Step Closer To 3-D-Printed Ovaries To Treat Infertility | Rob Stein via NPR

22 May , 2017  

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“The list of things that can be created with 3-D printers keeps getting longer: jewelry, art, guns, food, medical devices and, now, mouse ovaries. Scientists have used a 3-D printer to create a mouse ovary capable of producing healthy offspring. And researchers hope to create replacement human ovaries the same way someday. “It’s really the holy grail of bioengineering for regenerative medicine,” says Teresa Woodruff, who led the new research published this week in the journal Nature Communications.”

 

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Here’s How to Finger a Girl | Nottywriter via Slutty Girl Problems

15 May , 2017  

“So how do you actually finger someone right once you’re up there? Well, you’ve got to move slowly. Before an errant digit ventures inside, she needs to be properly wet and ready for you… and that means build-up.” READ MORE

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Make Art Not War: Frida Kahlo on Silver Gelatin

8 May , 2017  

Do it for the arts! RARE Frida Kahlo on Silver Gelatin by the late photographer Leo Matiz.


“An up-close portrait of Frida Kahlo, the famous Mexican artist. One of the most prolific female artists of the twentieth century, Kahlo was lauded for her celebration of indigenous Mexican culture and the female form. The photographer, Leo Matiz (1917-1998), was known as an eclectic artist, born in Colombia and best known for taking portraits of famous Latin American artists. Blindstamp Leo Matiz, Leo Matiz ink stamp verso. Originally taken in 1945, this gelatin silver print was printed in 1991 and is signed in pencil by Matiz. Edition: 19/37. It is offered unframed.”

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Donald Trump piñatas deliver smashing sales | OLIVIA NILAND via Mashable

8 May , 2017  

“Many vendors and customers in the Piñata District are Latino, and some political pundits, including University of Southern California professor of political science and public policy Christian Grose, view the piñatas as a means of expressing the demographic’s feelings toward Trump.”

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Eat You Way to The Best Sex of Your Life by Adam Bible, Photography by Jonathon Kambouris

8 May , 2017  

Eat You Way to The Best Sex of Your Life by Adam Bible, Photography by Jonathon Kambouris | “If you’re a young guy, getting that rock-hard erection of your dreams—and maintaining it for a long period of time—really shouldn’t be a problem. Only it is becoming a problem. In some cases, a big one. A recent study in The Journal of Sexual Medicine found that the age that guys are being diagnosed with erectile dysfunction (ED) continues to fall…”

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Macy Gray: “B.O.B.” | Song of the Week

1 May , 2017  

Throughout the month of May we’re celebrating songs that are about self-pleasure. This week we’re featuring Macy Gray’s B.O.B. which we can only imagine stands for Battery Operated Boyfriend. Turn up the audio and feel the vibe. Want more Macy Gray? Block Books also has music too!

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Macy Gray: The Very Best Of Macy Gray | On How Life Is | The Way | The Trouble With Being Myself | Talking Book | Live in Las Vegas | Original Album Classics | Order now.


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Block Books: Sex by Design: The Betty Dodson Story

1 May , 2017  

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Sex by Design: The Betty Dodson Story

“Penthouse Variations on Quickies showcases the intense pleasures of quick sexual encounters. From five-minute frolics and almost fully-clothed romps to the passionate necessity of fast love to avoid unseemly situations, these stories of quick (but not lacking) sex from the salacious minds of Penthouse Variations magazine will leave you panting and ready for a quick tryst of your own.”

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Female Ejaculation Concerns with Laurie

15 May , 2017  

Female-Ejaculation-Concerns_Dr-Suzy_play A conversation about female ejaculation with Dr. Susan Block from the broadcast archives of The Dr. Susan Block Show. For current shows and other events, visit us athttp://drsusanblock.com. For more information, call us at 310-568-0066. This is NOT a call with an actual therapy client; those are absolutely private and confidential. This is a caller on Dr. Block’s Saturday night live show. Have questions about these topics? Need to talk privately? Call the Dr. Susan Block Institute at 213-291-9497. We’re available 24/7. Visit us:http://drsusanblockinstitute.com

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Therapy Spotlight: Guided Masturbation

5 May , 2017  

Make the Mm-Month a party! May is Masturbation Month: Honor Sex for One and Celebrate Self-Love 🙂

If you need a hand? Grab the phone and  unlock the pleasure. Call 213-291-9497 any time, day or night for Phone, Webcam or Sext therapy available. MasturbationMonth From domination to humiliation, panties to cuckolding  no topic is too taboo.
Curious about the history of the M Month? TOUCH HERE to find out more.

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