I found this amusing infographic and it has shattered my lifelong dream of conducting official business in the Nevada legislature while wearing a penis costume. Most of the crazy sex laws pictured are similarly silly, but I find it unsettling that people felt the need to legislate against them in the first place.
My boyfriend and I went to a Toulouse-Lautrec exhibit at the local art museum, and as we were climbing the stairs to get to the display—I noticed this painting on the staircase. The artist, Ryotaro Tokita, left the piece untitled, [...]
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