The Greek Debt Crisis Is a Total Boner-Killer

Fears that Greece could be teetering on the brink of insolvency if its membership to the Costco that is the European Currency Union is revoked have been pretty bad for all businesses, but especially bad for sexy businesses. The Telegraph reports that, of the 300 to 400 sex shops that once stood in back alleys and… » 5/28/12 2:35pm 5/28/12 2:35pm

French Concern-Trolls Claim Sex Toys Are the Same as Porn

The French are supposed to be all enlightened, but apparently not when it comes to sex toys: Catholic groups are trying to get a sex shop closed down on the grounds that it's selling "pornographic" materials near a school. But if if they succeed, sex shops could be banned from everywhere but "cemeteries, public… » 2/08/12 2:35pm 2/08/12 2:35pm

Landlords Boot Iowa Sex Store For Selling 'Offensive' Products

Two women had planned to open one of the first "sex-positive" sex shops in downtown Iowa City. But now their landlord is trying to kick them out, claiming their products are offensive. » 12/06/11 7:15pm 12/06/11 7:15pm

Town Mad About Sex Store In Shopping Center

A sex shop called Maria's Passion Paradise is scheduled to open in Reston, VA's Lake Anne Plaza, and residents are pissed about it. The shopping center has until now housed only non-sexy businesses, and one Restonian says, "There are all these little kids running around in the fountain ... so I don't think that would… » 7/21/11 2:20pm 7/21/11 2:20pm

Adult Store Opens In Historic Manassas, Residents Freak Out

Historic downtown Manassas Virgina now has a sex shop where one can buy lingerie, body paint and porn. Cue the hysteria! » 10/21/10 12:28pm 10/21/10 12:28pm

A new sex shop in Australia is marketing itself as family-friendly, offering coloring books and babysitting for kids while parents shop. "It only takes a child eight minutes to die in a hot car, and I don't see the harm in letting your child sit in our shop and colour-in while mum or dad look about," says Monica… » 10/30/08 9:20am 10/30/08 9:20am