John Michael Bailey

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That 'Live Orgasm' Class Was the Best One I Took

Author didn't see the same demonstration, but defends the course

(Newser) - J. Michael Bailey is getting a lot of flak for his Human Sexuality class at Northwestern University—you know, the one where some students, after class, watched a naked woman come to orgasm on stage. Bailey has already defended the decision , and now a former student is backing him up... More »

'No Harm' in Live Orgasm Demo: Northwestern Prof

J. Michael Bailey regrets effect on university's reputation

(Newser) - The Northwestern psychology professor behind the now-infamous after-class demonstration of a woman brought to orgasm has issued a new statement, reports the Chicago Tribune —and he's sort of sorry. "During a time of financial crisis, war, and global warming, this story has been a top news story for... More »

Live Orgasm in Class Creates Mess for Northwestern

University president says he's troubled by incident

(Newser) - Northwestern University initially backed the professor whose idea of an extracurricular activity was allowing his students to watch a naked woman orgasm onstage —but after the incident received national attention, officials now say they are investigating. In a statement, the university president said the demonstration "represented extremely poor... More »

Sex 101: Northwestern Class Watches Live Orgasm

Human sexuality class gets live demonstration

(Newser) - Class presentations don’t get much more unconventional: last week Northwestern psychology professor John Bailey held an optional after-class demonstration in which a naked woman had an orgasm live onstage, as a man identified as her fiance used a sex toy known as a “fucksaw” on her. The girl... More »

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