WSR Writer' Post

The Most Extreme Consequences of Orgasm

Orgasm, stressing the body in various ways, has been known to produce some dire consequences. Kinsey again – “At orgasm some individuals may remain unconscious for a matter of seconds or even for some minutes”. Kinsey also notes more than a dozen authorities – from Roubaud (1876) to Brown and

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Most Famous Nymphomaniac in Antiquity

Valeria Messalina of ancient Rome almost certainly wins this one; indeed her name (the “Messalina complex”) has been used as a synonym for nymphomania. With her insatiable sexual appetities she acted as prostitute and seducer. She married Claudius when only sixteen; it has been speculated that she started an active

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Most Famous Male Celibate

It has been said of a number of famous people that they never experienced sexual intercourse. It is hard to establish such claims as the truth. It was said that Immanual Kant, the German philosopher, died a virgin at the age of eighty. And the allegation was made that Sir

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Most famous Fellatrice in Ancient Egypt

A fellatrice is a woman – often a prostitute – who specialises in the art of fellatio, i.e. exciting the male genitals by means of mouth, lips, and tongue.
Cleopatra of Egypt has been represented as the “most famous free-love fellatrice of the ancient world.” Cleo is said (I do

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Best Non-Medical Description of a Hermaphrodite

The medical literature abounds with descriptions of the various types of hermaphroditism. Sometimes a good nonmedical description is produced. Perhaps the best is that in Henry Spender Ashbee’s “Catena Librorum Tacendorum”. The “woman,’ was fairly attractive. Ashbee said – “She was about twenty years of age, rather pretty, and quite

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The Most Absurd Instance of Prudery

We could write a book on this one (people have). There are endless instances of prudish silliness in Fryer, Findlater, and others. One instance will suffice here. Many women have been positively repelled by the sight of the male body. A woman of seventy, the mother of seven children, said

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First Erotic Periodical in U.K.

This emerged in 1773, under the title “The Covent Garden Magazine,” Amorous Repository, Calculated Solely for the Entertainment of the Polite World. In the words of Hurwood, “This, inauspicious as it may have seemed at the time, the great granddaddy of a multi-million dollar business was born.” Ten years later

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The First Nude Calendar

In 1913, the first-known calendar nude appeared, called “September Morn”, a reproduction of an oil painting,”Matinee Septembre”, by a French artist, Paul Chabas (1869-1937). The painting might have gone unnoticed if Comstock, of the Society for the Suppression of Vice, had not demanded the removal of the painting from the

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