North Carolina State University is hosting an event to encourage safe sex and they’ve bought about $300 worth of sex toys for demonstrations and to make it all fun and entertaining. And the Tea Party puritans are, unsurprisingly, throwing a fit about it.
A group of tea party students say that they are outraged after North Carolina State University purchased about $300 worth of items to demonstrate safe sex — including an “anal plug,” six vibrators, three dildos and a “booty booster.”
According to Campus Reform, Union Activities Board (UAB) purchased the sex toys as prizes for a “Dirty Bingo” event scheduled for Feb. 12.
In a letter posted to Facebook, UAB President Lauryn A. Collier explained that $304.69 has been spent on “a few edible undergarments, Fifty Shades of Grey book and game, six vibrators, four surprise packs, three dildos, a toy cleaner, lube, a sex game, a sex position book, an anal plug and a booty booster.”
“The purpose of this event is to find an innovative and entertaining way to talk about sex and sex education, particularly on a college campus, which deviates the norm and expected,” she wrote. “The certified educators plan to use some of the purchased items (those that are appropriate) to demonstrate safe and healthy sex practices. The programmers of this event wanted to include some ‘gag’ or non-educational prizes to add to the humorous and ‘dirty’ themed event.”
Cue the outrage:
Members of the group Young Americans for Liberty, which was originally formed to support former Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) 2008 presidential campaign, expressed outrage at the use of student funds for the event.
“The fact that a public university is going to spend mandatory student fees on such an event is just repulsive,” Young Americans for Liberty North Carolina co-chair Emma Benson told Campus Reform. “There is nothing that involves reading 50 Shades of Grey or using a butt plug that promotes safe sex.”
Let me translate that for you: “OMG, they’re talking about sex! Shield your eyes! Clutch your pearls!”
“NCSU is not Chapel Hill,” NC State student Jason Voluntaryist wrote on Facebook. “We still have some sense of integrity, and we ought to understand the difference between a truly academically relevant event and simply screwing around.”
Let me translate again: “We aren’t like those godless whores and sodomites at that other school.” I bet the students at NCSU are no different from the students at UNC. And I bet more than a few of them are already familiar with butt plugs. I bet some of them are members of this group.
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