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In recent years, a cultural movement has emerged online that takes a absolute attitude toward eating disorders. So-called pro-anorexia (or, more commonly, ‘pro-ana’) organizations differ widely. Admitting the majority claim to accommodate a non-judgmental ambiance for those diagnosed with anorexia, others go further, abstinent that eating disorders are mental illnesses and casting them instead as ‘lifestyle choices’ that should be admired by doctors and families.

exuaSex toys have come a long way since the first recorded phallic-shaped object was apparent 30,000 years ago when “our ancestors had been angled over abstraction eight-inch-long penises out of siltstone.” Hallie Lieberman holds the world’s first PhD in the history of sex toys, and is the author of Buzz: A Aesthetic History of the Sex Toy — a look at humanity’s admired amusement answer how a cold, stone penis became the hi-tech vibrator it is today, and what hurdles it jumped on the way.