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Gay All the Way in Bergen

Being Gay is truly Gay in Norway Whether it’s education, healthcare or peacemaking, Norway does many things well. Buoyed by its discovery of offshore oil and gas deposits in the 1960s, Europe’s northernmost country enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world. Norway is also a role model when it comes to LGBT […]

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Similarities between Jihad and Porn

You don’t often hear the words ‘pornography’ and ‘jihadism’ mentioned in the same sentence, but a recent article in The Atlantic, building on research by the historian Michael Burleigh, brilliantly ties them together. Here are the highlights: -Jihadist martyrdom videos and porn both share similar structures culminating in a ‘money shot’. In jihad, this often takes […]

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Norway’s Erotic Literature

Measuring the Country’s Sexual Pulse Meet Terje Gammelsrud, founder and editor of Cupido, Norway’s definitive erotic publication. Over the years, Cupido’s pages have provided a platform for everything from masturbatory techniques to tantalizing fetishistic narratives.  How did Cupido originate? For years I worked as a journalist at a daily newspaper, focusing on mental health and social issues. […]

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The Most Dangerous Sex Position

We went to Montreal’s Atwater Metro to see if the locals were aware of potential physical harm. It’s a sound no intimate couple ever wants to hear: the crack that can accompany a fractured penis. And now a team of Brazilian researchers has demonstrated that the cowgirl (girl on top) position is the most likely to engender […]

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Managing a Bangkok Massage Parlor

Meet Nancy, the receptionist at one of Bangkok’s premier massage parlors. What are your responsibilities as receptionist? First, I need to greet the customers and explain our services. We have three types of massages: the body-to-body, which includes a shower, a massage and a hand job or blowjob ($45); the full service, which includes all […]