Category Archives: Cybertraps for Celebrities

A Thousand Things to Talk about … and Then Some!

Since my birthday earlier this year, I have been using the Tablepress plugin to compile some of the more interesting articles that I have uncovered during the course of my research. Not long ago, the number of entries crossed a significant milestone: 1,000 news stories and press releases chronicling educator misdeeds, digital risks for youngsters…

Brazilian MP: “I Vote Yes, Yes, Yes … Yeesss!!”

File this under “Cybertraps for Celebrities” [forthcoming]. During a debate over electoral reform in Brazil, Member of Parliament Joao Rodrigues was caught on video looking at a porn clip on his cell phone. While he did hide the cell phone under his desk, he didn’t seem particularly embarrassed by the video and even showed some…

Grindr User Outs ND Rep. with Staunch Anti-Gay Voting Record

On April 2, 2015, the North Dakota House of Representatives spent roughly 90 minutes debating whether the state should add “sexual orientation” to existing state law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of “race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability or status with respect to marriage or public assistance.” The measure,…