The History of Sex Dolls and Sex Robots
History
The first automatons were created in the 17th century by a father-and-son team of Swiss watchmakers named Jaquet-Droz. In aristocratic salons, for a fee, people would watch a couple of amorous robots exchanging tender gestures. Also used as promotional objects, …
The Controversial Doll Houses
Community
In 2015, upset at how human-machine sexual relations were being normalized in society, Kathleen Richardson and Erik Brilling created the Against Sex Robots campaign. They argue that robots encourage the objectification of women and children, as well as not respecting …
Learn to Say NO
Bullying
Children usually have confidence in their immediate entourage, including close friends and family. That’s how we raise them. We teach them to say, “yes.” By Mélina Soucy I was raised that way. She was, too. “Today, I’m 19. My assault …
Sex Ed and Street Kids
Community
Finally, sex ed is back in our schools. As of December 2017, La Fédération des comités de parents du Québec (The Quebec Federation of Parents’ Committees) hailed the return of sex ed to Québec classrooms as a good thing. In …
Parents, Teachers and Sex
Education
In 2005, the Quebec education ministry shut down sex ed in Quebec classrooms. But in December 2017, the wind direction changed. La Fédération des comités de parents du Québec (The Quebec Federation of Parents’ Committees) hailed the return of sex …