Sex bites: this week's sex and love news in review

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Get thee to a sex-changeery! Wales, following other nations in the United Kingdom, will allow transgender patients access to funding for gender reassignment therapy. Read more here.


-W.J. L'amour (formal introductions to come)

This week's sex and love news in review, all wrapped up in a tight little package.

No Miss Domanatrix, please don't crush me!: On Monday, the Supreme Court decided to rule whether or not depictions of cruelty to animals are protected by the First Amendment. A law back in 1999 made it illegal to sell videos (or any media) showing cruelty to animals. The 1999 law was provoked by crush videos—videos of animals being stepped on—that people buy for sexual pleasure.

Is no place sacred?: Public sex 'epidemic' spreads to Taco Bell restrooms. Read more, and watch video here.

Because 17 year olds will become 18 year olds: On Wednesday, the FDA overturned a Bush administration ruling, lowering the age to buy Plan B by one year. Read more here.

If shaking babies gets you off, this was a tough week for you. Apple introduced the $.99 "Baby Shaker" application on Monday, only to remove it two days later after an outcry from child advocacy groups. Read

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