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Porn Protest: Mass Face-Sitting to Go Down Outside U.K. Parliament Over New Censorship of Web Porn Content

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Here's a delightful little update in the saga of government censors versus the U.K. porn industry: This Friday, activists are planning to gather outside Parliament and stage mass simulated sex acts—specifically face-sitting. The demonstration is in response to last week's annoucement that a host of sex acts, from face-sitting to bondage to faux non-consent, will be banned from U.K. porn websites that charge for content. 

This prohibition on portraying many BDSM and fetish acts hits especially hard for the kinds of niche sites more likely to rely on pay-per-video fees and subscriptions than advertising revenue, as the free, high-traffic tube porn sites do.

Friday's demonstration was planned by Charlotte Rose, a former bondage model and dominatrix who now works as a sex therapist. "Personal liberty is what we are fighting for on Friday which no one has the right to take away from somebody else," she told London 24. Along with the face sit-in, the event will also feature speakers discussing the new regulations and a sing-along of the Monty Python classic "Sit on My Face".  

"To all of you who love cunnilingus unfortunately this record must be clothed—so shorts, leggings, tights, knickers are all good (it cannot be bare skin!!!)," wrote Rose on Facebook. "We will obviously have facial colour charts for health and safety to insure no one is being suffocated which the adjudicators will be monitoring." 

For more on the the ins and outs of the U.K.'s new porn regulations, see this blog post from obscenity lawyer Myles Jackman. "Pornography is the canary in the coalmine of free speech: it is the first freedom to die," Jackman warned in The Independent. "If this assault on liberty is allowed to go unchallenged, other freedoms will fall as a consequence." 

You can follow the Friday demonstration by checking out #PornProtest on Twitter.

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61 responses to “Porn Protest: Mass Face-Sitting to Go Down Outside U.K. Parliament Over New Censorship of Web Porn Content

  1. Where do I sign up?

    1. Remember, this is England we are talking about.

      1. One of a short list of places you could argue was the birthplace of widespread respect for liberty. It’s not trivial that their state keeps itself busy banning face-sitting.

  2. Maybe they can join up with #icantbreathe and #OccupyWallStreet to make sure that they completely alienate anyone who isn’t completely on their side already.

    Damn them. Because of the way they are going about the protest, they are only going to elicit plaudits from their circle of morons and alienate the people whose votes and support they need to repeal this monstrosity.

    If these dipshits put half the time into thinking things through as they do into their attention-grabbing bullshit, perhaps citizen protests wouldn’t be considered as lowly an instrument for change as they are now.

  3. can’t wait until 400lb La Queeffa, who hasn’t bathed since the Thatcher admin., wants to cop a squat…yummmm!

    1. Funny, I thought of Bush. Barbara’s Bush.

    2. Brits don’t bathe like you or I. Even one of their great Queens admitted to bathing once a month “whether I need it or not” as if it were a feat.

      1. True. However, they did wash their hands frequently, especially around meals. The frequency of washing other areas is, as the saying goes, a much-needed gap in the scholarship of the field.

    3. Do you know how to tell when your girlfirend is getting too fat ?

      When she sits on your face and you can’t hear the stereo!

      badaboom….

      I’ll be here all wekk. Please tip your waitress or cisgendered waiter person.

  4. Survey: millionaires prefer Hillary Clinton to be next president.

    http://www.cnbc.com/id/102253477

    1. The equity markets do much better with Dem presidents. They can’t actually like her.

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        Follow- I’d always love to rile up people, so I trolled and trolled, and put my names on the posts. A normal poster seemed so? normal. So I invented a troll. A decidedly mindless troll. Suddenly there were responses around the block. It was working like a charm. Until the day it showed up, with its empty talking points and horrible smell. And before I knew it, it assumed Palin’s Buttplug’s identity. Now I do the work, and it takes the bows. It’s a mendacious way to live, but as long as people buy it, I can get the job done.

        It never mixes facts with logic. Well? almost never.

        I don’t even know its real name!

    2. The entrenched cronies get to continue their field day. Only a deluded partisan (sorry for the tautology) doesn’t understand this.

  5. “face sitting” video will be banned in the UK?

    Who is the supposed victim in such?

    1. The children!

    2. Sensibilities. Brits think the use of deadly force to protect “sensibilities” is a government virtue.

    3. You obviously haven’t tasted/smelled a British woman.

  6. “If this assault on liberty is allowed to go unchallenged, other freedoms will fall as a consequence.”

    Does he know he’s living in the UK? Because that ship sailed long, long ago.

    1. “If this assault on liberty is allowed to go unchallenged, our last few freedoms will fall as a consequence?”

    2. The United Kingdom: Abandoning their blasphemy laws in 2008, only to make them all over again.

      1. Feminist-marxist fusion is the new political religion and it comes with it’s own commandments. ‘Thou shalt not offend the sensibilities of the most easily incensed.’

  7. The demonstration is in response to last week’s annoucement that a host of sex acts, from face-sitting to bondage to faux non-consent, will be banned from U.K. porn websites that charge for content.

    Who the fuck pays for porn?

    1. The chronically uninformed?

    2. Yeah. At least there are plenty of immigrants from sharia countries who can tell them how to set up their routers to appear American.

    3. It is hard to find some of the better anal kink at Kink.com for free.

    4. Especially U.K. porn.

    5. Apparently the people who are into really crazy shit who need specialty websites. Although I bet anybody could dig up free videos from somewhere about crazy things like Japanese girls puking on each other.

      *South Park reference

      1. That’s not just a South Park reference…

        Seriously, the only thing more disturbing than German videos is Japanese videos.

  8. Remember when you used to sit on my face…and jiggle?

    1. “Throw those saddle bags over me

  9. “facial colour charts for health and safety ”

    I thought “tapping out” was a universal concept.

    1. it’s really useful in situations like this, where belting out a “safe” word might be…..difficult

      “OMAHA! OOOOOOOOMAAAAAHHHHHAAAAAA!!!”

  10. Finally! A social cause to get me out of my mom’s basement and out on the streets to protest!

  11. I’m sorry, but it’s “no means no”, NOT “mmmph means mmmph.”

    1. You should have led with that one.

  12. We will obviously have facial colour charts for health and safety…

    British faces have a colo[u]r other than pallor?

    1. A ruddy red is fairly common.

      1. It ranges from sickly pale to flushed red. Nothing much in between.

  13. “…obscenity lawyer Myles Jackman.”

    Nuh-uh. No way. Not a real name.

    1. Apparently Hugh Jackman is a real name, too.

      1. Hugh G. Jackman?

      2. How about Hugh G. Rection?

  14. Tongue rape: exhibit B of ‘rape culture’. ‘They gang-raped me with their tongues and..and…’

  15. Sigh…. I miss Easterly.

    [For you churls, that would be what the girl in the picture is thinking.]

  16. I hope they remember to bring their boombox with the appropriate accompaniment from their countrymen

    1. Oh, NOW the video shows up above instead of just that blank spot that was there before…

      Oh well – great minds and all that.

      *makes note to try another browser*

  17. The Patriarchy approves

  18. The limeys don’t need to worry. The Muslim Caliphate of New Britania will soon take care of this porn stuff and any other sinful activities. Get in your burquas now you limey pussies.

  19. I read yesterday that LA is going to shame “John’s” in the fight against prostitution. Really? Is anyone ashamed of hedonism anymore? Why don’t we do it in the road?

  20. who needs a caption contest when the picture was posted by “Fanny Hunter #getfanny”?

  21. The British finally their own TeaBaggers.

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    1. Is your Auant Mila going to be at the protest, or is it not that kind of work?

  23. The entire list:

    Spanking

    Caning

    Aggressive whipping

    Penetration by any object “associated with violence”

    Physical or verbal abuse (regardless of if consensual)

    Urolagnia (known as “water sports”)

    Role-playing as non-adults

    Physical restraint

    Humiliation

    Female ejaculation

    Strangulation

    Facesitting

    Fisting

    The final three listed fall under acts the BBFC views as potentially “life-endangering”

    —————————

    This rampant assault on human sexuality is mind-blowing. I’ve been partial to many of these activities for years (I absolutely adore a hot ass and female piss slathered in my face) and I’m sure more than a few Brits have also and how this is allowed to stand indicates the abject spinelessness of the average Brit.

    Those subhumans against adult sexual entertainment are repugnant filth who have no right to freedoms afforded by modern civilization simply because this trash lives and breathes to eradicate liberty.

    1. Notice that it is violent whipping, but “violent” hasn’t been associated with anything else.

      Also interesting is that the “associated with violence” condition. Aren’t there many many many femenists who would consider every potential phallic object “associated with violence”? What about religious objects? Are those “associated with violence”?

      1. Feminists should be happy to be cruel to me. Which is why this isn’t about feminism and more about filthy rotten anti-sexuality. The kind they sell in Saudi Arabia and extreme religious texts.

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  25. From the linked blog post:

    “Ballbusting may be acceptable, depending on the level. OFCOM recommend submitting clips in question for review.”

    Does anyone else find it hilarious to imagine a government bureaucrat sitting in a cubicle in some grey government building, watching clips of BDSM porn and writing their opinion if the level of ballbusting is appropriate or not?

    1. No. What is hilarious is that this person is drawing a paycheck when there are dozens (hundreds? More?) of Citizens of the Empire willing to do that work for free.

  26. Looks like Cameron is trying to slowly ban porn again, but why are male cumshots still allowed and female ejaculation would be seen as forbidden? This goes against equal rights for both sexes. Did they even think about that?

    Anyways, it’s just another law that won’t do anything. People will just keep using free adult tubes like sextube, http://theporndude.com/, vporn,? The truth is that nobody is still willing to spend money on porn and only the porn companies are going to be hit their pockets. If this was my occupation, I would be ‘rioting’ on the street too. This law is just driving people to piracy porn.

    Which sites are censored, by the way? Is this information public. Anyways, they can’t stop a vpn or proxy 😉

    Is the porn industry still a million dollars industry these days with all the free porn online?

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