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2010 Jun 1
Philippine officials said elementary and high schools will start teaching basic sex education as a pilot program in the conservative Roman Catholic nation, brushing aside concerns by church leaders that it may encourage promiscuity among the youth.
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2010 Jun 8
In northeastern Brazil Jose Agostinho Pereira (54) was jailed for keeping his daughter imprisoned for 12 years in a remote fishing village. Police said he had raped her repeatedly and had seven children with her. The man was also accused of abusing a young girl he had with his daughter. In Feb, 2011, Pereira was decapitated by fellow inmates who broke into his cell in the city of Pinheiro.
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2010 Jun 10
In Saudi Arabia a government-owned daily reported that a Saudi court has convicted a man and sentenced him to four months in prison and 90 lashes for kissing a woman in a mall.
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2010 Jun 24
Libya justified its closure of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees office in a statement that included claims its representative had offered refugee status in exchange for sex.
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2010 Jun 29
In Thailand Karl Joseph Kraus (90), a Berlin-born Australian, was arrested at his home near the northern city of Chiang Mai, where police confiscated about 100 photographs of naked children. He was charged with raping four young sisters whom he allegedly lured to his home with imported chocolates and English lessons.
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2010 Jul 13
A US federal appeals court struck down the government’s long-standing prohibition against indecency on broadcast television and radio ruling that the policy was unconstitutionally vague.
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2010 Jul 20
The Australian Sex Party promised to spice up campaigning for next month's elections with a manifesto "unlike Australia had ever seen before." The party's policies include legalizing euthanasia, decriminalizing all drugs for personal use, and watering down strict anti-pornography laws.
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2010 Jul 28
In Canada the Vancouver, BC, Superior Court sentenced Kenneth Klassen to 11 years in prison for commiting sex tourism with children in Cambodia and Colombia and for importing pornography.
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2010 Aug 2
In Australia publicist Kristy Fraser-Kirk (25) sued Australia's poshest department store and its former head, Mark McInnes, for 33 million US dollars over alleged sexual misconduct that led to the disgraced chief executive's resignation. McInnes abruptly quit in June after claims of inappropriate behavior were made.
Links: Australia, Sex, Lawsuit, Corp. Scandal     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2010 Aug 2
Chinese plainclothes officers detained Ye Haiyan, an activist for sex workers' rights, a few days after she publicly called for prostitution to be legalized.
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2010 Aug 26
In Germany Nadja Benaissa (28), a member of girl group No Angels, broke down in tears after a German court handed her a two-year suspended sentence for infecting a former sex partner with the AIDS HIV virus.
Links: Germany, Sex, AIDS, Pop&Rock     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2010 Aug 27
Australian police warned social networking sites to be alert to illegal child sex activity, after cracking an alleged pedophile porn ring operating on Facebook. Australian police said six arrests had been made in Britain, including the alleged head of the network, three in Australia and two in Canada.
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2010 Aug 27
Some Nigerian women and girls are being forced into prostitution in neighboring Ivory Coast after being deceived with promises of a better life outside of their country, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch.
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2010 Aug 31
Spanish police said that for the first time they have broken up a human-trafficking gang that brought men to the country to work as prostitutes, providing them with Viagra, cocaine and other stimulant drugs to be available for sex with other men 24 hours a day. Authorities arrested 14 people, mainly Brazilians, on suspicion of running the organization and another 17 alleged prostitutes for being in Spain illegally.
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2010 Sep 3
SF-based Craigslist yielded to pressure and removed its controversial adult services section. On Sep 15 Craigslist said the shutdown was permanent.
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2010 Sep 3
A Portuguese court found six men and one woman guilty of crimes relating to child sex abuse in a major trial that lasted nearly six years. All seven defendants were found guilty of crimes including sexually abusing minors and adolescents, raping children and running a pedophile ring at the Casa Pia, a state-run children's home in Lisbon during the 1990s.
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2010 Sep 13
A Canadian police study said human trafficking groups have exploited Canada's visa rules to bring victims from Europe and Asia to work in the illegal sex trade.
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2010 Sep 28
In Canada an Ontario court tossed out key provisions of Canada's anti-prostitution laws, saying they did more harm than good, following a constitutional challenge by three sex-trade workers. The ruling allowed sex workers to solicit customers openly.
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2010 Sep 29
Nigerian authorities said as many as 40,000 girls and women have been trafficked to nearby West African countries to serve as sex workers.
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2010 Sep 30
Puerto Rico police charged a couple with repeatedly raping their six children and forcing them to participate in drug-fueled orgies. Police said the alleged abuse occurred daily from 2001 to 2004. The three girls were 3, 5 and 7 years old at the time. The boys were 9, 10 and 11.
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2010 Oct 9
Erwin Arnada (47), the former editor-in-chief of Playboy Indonesia, began a two-year prison sentence for publishing pictures of scantily clothed women, riling free speech activists in the world's most populous Muslim nation. The Supreme Court had found Arnada guilty of violating indecency laws during a closed-door session in August, overruling a 2007 acquittal by the South Jakarta District Court.
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2010 Oct 14
Taiwan's government reported plans to allow sex workers to set up small businesses in the latest change to laws that had once forced the huge industry underground. Prostitution was legal only in Taiwan's capital, Taipei, until 1997 when the city authorities made it a criminal offence to be a prostitute though not to patronize one. In 2009 it stopped punishing sex workers. Estimates from activists put the number of people involved in sex-related jobs in Taiwan at 600,000.
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2010 Oct 18
Australia’s Justice Minister Brendan O'Connor said illegal pornographic material must be declared on arrival, watering down recent rules that asked for all pornography to be revealed. The government said it changed the wording on passenger arrival cards after becoming aware of confusion among travelers about what pornography to declare.
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2010 Oct 20
Bob Guccione (b.1930), founder of Penthouse magazine, died of lung cancer in Plano, Texas. He started Penthouse in England in 1965 to subsidize a career in art. He introduced the magazine to the American public in 1969.
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2010 Oct 27
In Michigan police Raymond R. Bush (38) and Taylor E. Manley, a 15-year-old girl he knew, dead in a van in a cemetery, hours after the man was to appear in court on charges alleging he sexually assaulted the girl.
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2010 Nov 8
An indictment was unsealed that charged 29 people in a sex trafficking ring in which Somali gangs in Minneapolis and St. Paul allegedly forced girls under age 14 into prostitution. 17 people were arrested in Minnesota, 9 in Tennessee and 3 remained at large.
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2010 Nov 16
In Mississippi the Southern Poverty Law Center sued the Walnut Grove Youth Correctional Facility on behalf of 13 plaintiffs who alleged sexual abuse and denial of medical treatment.
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2010 Nov 20
Pope Benedict XVI formally created 24 new cardinals amid cheers in St. Peter's Basilica, bringing a mostly Italian group into the elite club that will eventually elect his successor. Benedict XVI reiterated that condoms are not a moral solution for stopping AIDS. But he added that in some cases, such as for male prostitutes, their use could represent a first step in assuming moral responsibility "in the intention of reducing the risk of infection.
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2010 Nov 23
In Atlanta, Georgia, Amador Cortes-Meza (36) of Mexico was convicted on federal charges of orchestrating a sex trafficking scheme in which prosecutors say he lured impoverished young Mexican women to the Atlanta area with false promises of better lives, high-paying jobs and even hints of romance. He was accused of bringing at least 10 women to the area between spring 2006 and June 2008.
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2010 Nov 24
In southern California Carlie Rose Attebury (31), a former El Modena High School high school band teacher, was convicted of 4 counts stemming from her sexual relationship with a boy (15).
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2010 Nov 26
In South Africa a study led by the government-funded Medical Research Foundation says that in Gauteng province, home to Johannesburg, more than 37% of men said they had raped a woman. A quarter of the women interviewed said they'd been raped, but the study said only one in 25 rapes are reported to police.
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2010 Dec 4
Mill Valley, Ca., resident John Nuzzo (65) died of an apparent heart attack. He was better know to legions of fans as John Leslie, an adult film actor who appeared in over 300 movies before becoming a prolific director.
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2010 Dec 7
In the Netherlands a teacher (27) was arrested on suspicion of molesting dozens of very young children. The man's computers containing child pornography were seized and he later confessed to dozens of sex crimes allegedly committed over the past year and a half.
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2010 Dec 16
The UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1960, which called for an end to all acts of sexual violence. The Secretary-General was asked to include information on parties suspected to be responsible for acts of rape or other acts of sexual violence, which the Council would use to engage with the parties or take action against them.
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2010
Laura Citron authored “A Compendium of Kisses,” an examination of philematology, or the study of kissing.
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2010
Louann Brizendine authored “The Male Brain.” “Women don’t always realize the penis has a mind of its own – for neurological reasons.” The male brain has an area for sexual pursuit 2.5 times larger than female brains.
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2010
Philip Carr-Gomm authored “A Brief History of Nakedness.”
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2011 Jan 4
Owen Honors, Captain of the US aircraft carrier Enterprise, was permanently relieved of his command for making a series of ribald and offensive videos that aired on the ship’s closed-circuit TV system when he was second in command in 2006-207.
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2011 Jan 5
China’s state media said Beijing and Shanghai will be among the first places to put marriage databases online this year. The plan is to have records for all of China online by 2015. Officials were putting marriage records online so lovers and spouses could check for cheaters. The Ministry of Civil Affairs a few years ago said such a project would be operational by last year. The plan now is to have records for all of China online by 2015.
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2011 Jan 6
In the Netherlands the daily Het Parool reported that prostitutes in Amsterdam will be required to pay taxes this year. Over 3,000 sex workers were affected by the move.
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2011 Jan 8
In Los Angeles a 2nd suspect was arrested regarding videotaped sexual assaults of profoundly disabled women at a residential care facility. As many as 10 suspects were possibly involved.
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2011 Jan 10
Canada-based Research In Motion said it will filter pornographic internet content for its Blackberry smartphone users in Indonesia, following government pressure to stop access to porn sites or face its browsing service being shut down.
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2011 Jan 13
A Somaliland judge sentenced a German man to four years in jail for making pornographic films and pictures in Somalia. Gunter Pischof Albert (72) was ordered jailed and fined him $10,000. A woman (23) was also sentenced to one year in jail and fined $880.
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2011 Jan 14
Italy’s PM Berlusconi learned that he had been placed under investigation for paying for sex with an underage prostitute, Karima el-Mahroug (known as Ruby), and abusing his position by trying to cover it up.
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2011 Jan 17
Canada-based Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM), the maker of BlackBerry, promised Indonesia it will meet the country's request to filter out pornographic content on its smartphones in the next four days.
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2011 Jan 21
Northern California school officials said a second-grade teacher in Oakland was placed on leave while a school and police investigate accounts by students that classmates engaged in oral sex and stripped off some of their clothes during class.
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2011 Jan 24
Chief Master Sgt. William Gurney, a senior Ohio Air Force base official, pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct and adultery, blaming extramarital affairs he had with married female subordinates and inappropriate sexual advances he made toward others on getting "caught up in a cycle of sin."
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2011 Jan 24
A Chinese newspaper said that transnational crime gangs are trafficking a growing number of Chinese women to Southeast Asia, Europe and Africa where they are forced into prostitution.
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2011 Jan 27
In Italy PM Silvio Berlusconi faced more pressure to resign after magistrates issued new documents with fresh details of erotic parties, some with under-age girls, and of his gifts to participants.
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2011 Jan 30
Iranian courts sentenced two people to death for running porn sites.
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2011 Jan 31
John Wrenshall (64), a former resident of Calgary, Canada, was sentenced in federal court in New Jersey to 25 years in prison after admitting to running a brothel for pedophiles in Thailand.
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2011 Jan 31
In Indonesia popstar Nazril “Ariel” Irham was sentenced to 3˝ years in prison after sex tapes with his celebrity girlfriends found their way to the Internet.
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2011 Feb 1
Swiss police said a 54-year-old man has admitted sexually abusing 100 mentally disabled children and adults in Switzerland and Germany during almost 3 decades.
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2011 Feb 3
Bangladesh police said they have arrested four Islamic clerics after Mosammet Hena (14) was whipped to death for allegedly having an illicit relationship with a married man, who escaped his 100 lashes. The girl collapsed after she was lashed in public with a bamboo cane about 70 times on Jan 31.
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2011 Feb 9
Italian prosecutors filed a request for an immediate trial of PM Berlusconi on criminal charges relating to prostitution and abuse of power.
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2011 Feb 10
In Utah first-degree felony count of sodomy on a child and two second-degree felony counts of sexual abuse of a child were filed against Keith Brown (55), father of the 5 Browns classical piano group. The Brown children severed their professional relationship with their father in October of 2008.
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2011 Feb 14
In Malaysia Islamic morality police detained 40 unmarried Muslim couples in hotel rooms during Operation Valentine, aimed at curbing illegal premarital sex. The main Islamic body issued an edict in 2005 banning Muslims from celebrating what it said was a day synonymous with vice.
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2011 Feb 14
In Thailand a couple in Pattaya locked lips for 46 hours, 24 minutes and 9 seconds to celebrate Valentine’s Day. A previous world record of 32 hours was set by a Germany couple in 2009.
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2011 Feb 15
In Germany the trial of Detlef S. (48) opened in Koblenz. The man has admitted to fathering seven children with his step-daughter but denied charges that he sexually abused her for more than two decades. He also stood accused of abusing his own daughter and step-son, and forcing both daughters into prostitution.
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2011 Feb 15
Italy's Silvio Berlusconi faced a potentially fatal challenge to his power when a judge ordered him to stand trial on prostitution and abuse of power charges.
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