Stories tagged: sex
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 8:02 p.m.
A billboard in downtown Spokane depicting two cartoon bears copulating was meant as a lighthearted advertising ploy by a local clothing company.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
A mistake or a one-off error of judgement isn’t so hard to distinguish from a clear pattern of behavior.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
An Idaho man has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for impregnating a teenager.
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
The idea that we don’t need to acknowledge a child’s sexual or gender identity before they even hit puberty has gone out the window, along with common sense.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
The actress Kat Denning remembered meeting Hugh Hefner at his famed mansion, where he was “very nice to my mom.” Kim Kardashian said she was “honored to be part of …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Health officials are reporting another record increase in infections from three sexually transmitted diseases.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Sen. Ted Cruz says an aide was responsible for the “like” that caused a pornographic post to briefly appear on Cruz’s Twitter feed overnight.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
A group of baristas who wear bikinis at work have sued a Washington state city, saying two recently passed ordinances banning bare skin violate their rights to free expression and …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
A dwindling number of peep shows, strip clubs and adult DVD stores have survived New York City’s two-decade legal war on smut and now, some of the survivors are worried …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
A former substitute teacher in Oklahoma who exposed herself to students when she did a cartwheel while wearing a long skirt but no underwear has pleaded guilty to a reduced …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Federal health officials are changing their testing recommendations for pregnant women who may be exposed to the Zika virus through travel or sex or because of where they live.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
A federal judge on Friday approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 7:16 a.m.
Prosecutors say a British police helicopter crew filmed people having sex and sunbathing naked.
Mon., July 10, 2017
If the language is not ready, well, truth to tell, neither is your humble correspondent. It’s a jarring realization.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
A former Oregon Youth Authority employee accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl he supervised in juvenile prison has pleaded not guilty to charges of official misconduct …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Authorities say 20 sex offense arrests were made in central Washington during a two-day operation by local and federal agencies.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Michigan police would not legally be able to have sex with prostitutes anymore during undercover investigations under a bill advancing in the state Legislature.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 6 a.m.
Rates of syphilis infection are climbing across the U.S. and in Spokane County, drawing concern from public health officials.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 6:03 a.m.
During a recent two-year period, almost 23 percent of U.S. adults ages 18 to 59 had a type of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that put them at high risk of …
Fri., March 31, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
How do you bring home to men the discomfort and disgust caused by sexual harassment on the subway?
Thu., March 30, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are ditching the bikinis and getting back to the burgers. The chains are famous for advertisements featuring models and celebrities like Paris Hilton, Kate Upton and …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
It’s now illegal in Ohio for people to engage in sexual conduct or related acts with animals; the state didn’t have anti-bestiality laws until the change took effect last week.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 11 a.m.
An Idaho House panel has advanced legislation repealing the state’s ban on nudity and explicit live performances at certain businesses licensed to serve alcohol.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
A youth bowling coach from the Seattle area has been charged with possessing images of child pornography that show him sexually abusing one of his team members.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Americans have been saying more often: Honey, not tonight. And that has been especially true for married couples and older adults, according to new study out of San Diego State …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman says an invitation to meet for sex showed up on the mid-Atlantic region’s Twitter account after it was hacked.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
A former Southern California teacher has been sentenced to 190 years in federal prison for traveling to the Philippines to have sex with young girls and videotaping the encounters.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
It would be illegal to secretly take films or photos under a person’s clothes, under a bill passed by the Georgia Senate.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. National forests, Feb. 18, 1906
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Police say seven men were arrested in one week during an undercover sex trafficking operation.