Swedish rape and Irish abortion: This is Naked News Now

Swedish rape and Irish abortion: This is Naked News Now

SexMay 25, 2018 By Lindsey Kline

Want sexual enlightenment, but only have time for a quickie? Every week, we recap the most interesting sex headlines from around the world.

1. Morgan Freeman is accused of sexual misconduct by 8 women, according to a CNN report. The accusations range from unwanted touching to sexually suggestive comments. #MeToo claims another creep.

2. Sweden approves a new law to define “rape.” Sweden will join a small number of countries, including England and Canada, where sex without consent, even without violence or the threat of violence, is enough to constitute a crime.

3. The definitive rankings of best turtle sex videos were finally released this week in celebration of Turtle Day by Mashable. Clips include turtle orgies, turtles humping various shoes, and turtles screaming wildly in the throes of passion.

4. Harvey Weinstein has finally been arrested on rape charges. On Friday, he appeared in court to face charges that he had raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex. He intends to plead not guilty.

5. A documentary is in the making about R. Kelly’s sex abuses. Buzzfeed News is developing the film for Hulu, spearheaded by the editors who broke the explosive story on Kelly’s alleged sex cult last year.

6. Eating fish might make us better baby-makers, according to new research. A study of 1000 people found that couples who eat seafood more than twice a week have more sex and get pregnant quicker.

7. Airbnb joins the long list of American corporations discriminating against sex workers after terminating the account of an adult star, out of fear she may use her rentals to film pornography.

8. Dennis Hof, owner of 8 legal brothels in Nevada and undoubtedly America’s biggest pimp, faces a crusade to end legal prostitution. In response, he’s running for political office, using Trump as a model.

9. In a stunning victory for reproductive rights, Ireland voted to legalize abortion. The Irish decided to repeal the 8th amendment, the law that bans abortion in all cases except where a woman's life is in danger.

10. Legislators believe FOSTA/SESTA, the law that endangers the lives of countless sex workers, didn’t go far enough. Now, Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) are pushing a Senate proposal that would impose similar restrictions on sex workers’ bank accounts, which would further jeopardize their income, safety and lives.