The Middle Ages had courtly love, punishments for doing anything but the missionary position, condoms made from animal bladders, and fashionable gigantic codpieces to bring attention to a man’s winky.
During his presidential bid, it was revealed that he had a child out of wedlock who was given up for adoption. He won in spite of the scandal.
The royal family, a.k.a. the imperial house of the Snake King, made her the military governor of their kingdom. She outranked her husband, the king. And don’t let her dainty title fool you. Lady Waterlily-Hand, Princess of Calakmul, was the most powerful person in Waka in her lifetime.
Yesterday’s Frisky Friday featured the fascinating (almost mind-boggling) story of Mata Hari. Here she is in statue form, dancing in her characteristic jeweled bra in her home town of Leeuwarden.
Take a few minutes to read about her—there’s a reason she’s a legend, seriously.
The Rich History of Rubbers
Few inventions have been the subject of so much derision, praise and laughter as the condom.
SexReally took a field trip to the Museum of Sex in New York City to visit an exhibit there called: “Rubbers: The Life, History and Struggle of the Condom” and talk to curator Sarah Forbes. [9 min 27 sec]
Originally published on SexReally.com on May 10, 2010.