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In matters of the heart we say, "To each his own." There are, of course, exceptions. Here's a look at weird news involving love, sex and marriage.

Alleged Amish Sex Crimes: Incest & Pedophilia Down on the Farm

Chester Mast Amish Mug Shot
Pike County (Missouri) Sheriff’s Department
Proving that you don't need computers or even electricity to be accused of sex with children and animals, there's been a slew of disturbing reports from Amish country, and not the kind that bring in tourists hoping to see how butter is made.

The Wedding Basher: Police Say Woman Got Drunk and Violent

Kirsten Nicole Miller
Bay County (Florida) Sheriff's Office

Some people cry at weddings... others just go nuts. Police in Florida say Kirsten Nicole Miller, 22, is one of the latter... because she allegedly drank two bottles of vodka then began fighting with everyone at her brother's wedding.

Meet Roxxxy, the Talking Robot Sex Doll

Roxxxy the Robot Sex Doll
Getty Images
She can make love... talk about the game... and comes with an off button. Learn more about Roxxxy, the future of robo-sex toys.

Woman Claims Sex Change to Use Man's Ski Ticket

Summit County (Colorado) Sheriff's Department
Sometimes, a lie is far worse than the truth. Police say a woman caught using her boyfriend's ski pass claimed she was in the middle of a sex-change operation.

Meat as a Weapon

Marion County (Florida) Sheriff's Office
A Florida woman is accused of beating a man with a piece of raw meat, according to the Associated Press. Police say that 53-year-old Elise Egan admitted to slapping the disabled man "so that he could learn," but did not admit to attacking him with meat. The lesson apparently had something to do with wanted a roll instead of sliced bread.

Things You Should Never Do In a Public Library: Masturbation

Lester Henry Mug Shot
Boone County Sheriff's Department
There are things you should just never do at the library. Masturbating is definitely one of them. Police in Burlington, Kentucky say they arrested a man who was doing just that at the Main Branch of the Boone County Library. But guess what? He wasn't even using the computer to look at porn.

Actual 911 Call: I Need Sex!

Joshua Basso Mug Shot 2009
Hillsborough County (Florida) Sheriff's Department
Police in Tampa say Joshua Basso was alone and "in the mood" when his cell phone ran out of minutes. So police say he called 911 and asked for someone to have sex with him... five times. Welcome to the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame, Josh.

Condom Recall

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Chinese authorities have shut down a condom plant, saying it was producing unsafe and tainted rubbers. What's worse is they are trying to recall two million rubbers, although they haven't explained how they're going to do that.

Punishment for Spacey Astronaut

Lisa Nowak
Police Booking Photo
Lisa Nowak, the former astronaut who drove diapered to from Texas to Orlando to confront her romantic rival, now has to pay for her crimes.

Deadly Orgasm Wave

Death by sex isn't as good as it sounds. Between 500 and 1,000 Americans -- mostly men -- die every year from autoerotic self-asphyxiation, which is a fancy way of saying strangled themselves during masturbation. That's comparable to the New York City murder rate. Read more about this bizarre fetish and its toll at Details.com.
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