For sex workers and their clients, Super Bowl season can mean a higher chance of getting nabbed by cops.
It could also outlaw any sort of sexualized image, play, or performance, pornographic or not.
While minors were required to be accompanied by an adult to attend the event, state regulators still went after the "not appropriate" drag performance.
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Texas Bill Would Ban School Instruction, Guidance, or Activities Related to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity
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As former Backpage execs await their August trial, the shutdown is still worsening the lives it was supposed to improve.
In rebuking the legislation, the president showed that he may not know what's in it.
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It’s already illegal to expose minors to obscenity, so what is this bill really for?
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Apparently, parents’ rights don’t extend to letting their kids listen to naughty Christmas lyrics.
Seattle School District Sues Google, Facebook, Snapchat, and TikTok for Causing Teen 'Mental Health Crisis'
It's hard to believe its arguments will hold up in court.
Florida threatens a venue for letting minors attend a sexualized holiday cabaret performance with their parents.
A slew of recent research suggests parents should relax a bit about screen time.
Senator Warren wants to extend the financial surveillance state cooked up by drug warriors and anti-terrorism fearmongers to cryptocurrencies.
It's still the economy, stupid.
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In a win for liberty, Idaho's Senate will likely not vote on a bill that would punish librarians for failing to sufficiently protect minors from "harmful" content.
Censors wore out their welcome during the 20th century's indecency wars.
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British police want greater surveillance powers and they’re willing to destroy everybody’s cybersecurity to get them.
The latest bill to “fight big tech” could turn your online experience into a miserable slog.
Are Kids Stealing Because TikTok Made It Seem Cool, or Is the 'Devious Licks' Freakout Yet Another Adult-Led Moral Panic?
TikTok's "devious licks" trend has earned the company and its teen users plenty of scorn. But what's actually going on?
The myth of the candy poisoner
Police are still pushing this discredited scare, but it seems fewer people are falling for it.
The site is clearly in trouble and the government doesn't need to step in.
Politicians and activists claim social media is turning us into zombies. But new technologies have been greeted with skepticism since the dawn of time.
The Reason senior editor argues that attempts to break up tech giants and rein in social media are based on flawed arguments.
The controversial author on her acclaimed and condemned book, being deplatformed, and the future of free expression in an increasingly polarized marketplace of ideas
The refusal leaves in place a federal court decision favoring trans students' right to insist on accommodation.
Fearmongering culture panic leads to a new dumb low.