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50 Shades of outrage

2012-08-26 16:13:40.671347+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Hat tip to Shadow, another group generating outrage out of fantasy, and further damaging self-images by clearly sending the message that "the things that arouse you are not okay": 50 Shades of Anger – Sunderland domestic violence charity calls for erotic novel to be burned. Normally I'd pass this off as yet another set of extremist wackos caught in the 1950s, but I was amused by:

The books can be dropped off at bins at Wearside Women in Need’s head office in Front Street, Concord.

Almost makes ya wanna buy a couple of copies to donate, hey?

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-26 17:46:02.855542+00 by: TheSHAD0W [edit history]

Sales of erotic literature and porn magazines rocketed by 130 per cent in July and the number of girls buying sex aids more than doubled.

Retail bosses claim women are buying the magazines and toys after being inspired by scenes in the raunchy book.

Sex shop chain Ann Summers sold out of the book six times in two weeks and reported sales of crops and whips rising by 15 per cent, blindfolds by 60 per cent and bondage ties by 35 per cent.