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First U.K. Male Pin-Up

Paul de Feu, reclining in a suitably modest position, was photographed nude for a full-colour, double-page spread in “Cosmopolitan” (London), April 1972. It was of some interest that Mr. de Feu, aged 36, was married to, but separated from, Germaine Greer, the keen champion of Women’s Lib. A construction worker

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Most Notorious U.S. Censorship Code

In 1921 the U.S. Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America Inc. asked W. H. Hays, a prominent Republican, to be their president in an effort to ward off plans for government censorship. One of the first Hays initiatives was to insert a “morality clause” into all actors’ contracts forcing

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The Most Frequent Sexual Activity

We have already noted the most frequent orgasms for men and women. Obviously orgasmic frequency is related to coitus but only partly: there are other ways in which a person can come to climax. Kinsey found that some married couples were having sexual intercourse as many as twenty-nine times a

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Society Most Tolerant to Bestiality

We are all supposed to condemn bestiality, though only rarely are sound medical or psychological factors advanced (See “British Journal of Sexual Medicine”, Jan./ Feb. 1974, p. 43). Some societies, however, have not been quick to condemn sexual intercourse with animals. Ford and Beach mention the Copper Eskimoes who used

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The Youngest Sex Offender

An Inquiry initiated in 1950 and carried out in 14 districts of England and Wales covered 2000 cases of conviction for sexual offences, about a quarter of these crimes known to the police. It was found that the youngest sex offender was nine years of age; the oldest was ninety.

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The Most Famous Sensual Poem

If the Song of Solomon is a poem then it qualifies for this one. In the nineteenth century the Reverend E. P. Eddrupp, Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral wrote in a commentary on the Old Testament “Such a book as the Song of Solomon may not be fitted for public reading

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Longest Obscenity Trial in U.K.

The longest obscenity trial in English legal history was that of the Oz magazine under the 1959 Obscene Publications Act. The proceedings lasted for nearly six weeks in the hot summer of 1971. It was also the first major obscenity trial which produced a guilty verdict since pre-Lady Chatterley days

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Oldest Porn Star

The oldest porn star in the world, is thought to be 79-year-old Japanese Shigeo Tokuda (his film name). Known as the “king of elderly porn”, he didn’t start his porn career until he was aged 59. Although he is married with two grown-up children, he claims his family do not

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Most Unusual Mammalian Vagina

Most mammalian vaginas are more or less the same in overall configuration: they basically comprise a smoothish lubricated channel to allow penile insertion and subsequent parturition. Some vaginas are however exceptional. One such is the vagina in the female hippopotamus, coming equipped as it does with 10 to 19 transverse

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Most Frequent Physiological Cause of Nymphomania

In their book “Nymphomania”, Albert Ellis and Edward Sagarin represent the failure in a woman – through physiological rather than psychological reasons – to achieve orgasm as the “most frequent physiological cause of nymphomania” (p. 95). This is a highly contentious subject. Not much work has been done on it,

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