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Northwestern cancels class after live-sex show

Prof assigned to other teaching duties

Following an incident involving a live sex show, Northwestern University has canceled a popular course on human sexuality. Back in February, psychology professor J. Michael Bailey was widely criticized when an after school lecture featured a  demonstration of the female orgasm, using an motorized sex toy. The display was performed by two guest speakers, who are married, and students were not mandated to attend the lecture. The university announced this week that the course would not be available for the coming fall term, but no official reason has been given. “Courses in human sexuality are offered in a variety of academic departments in other universities, and Northwestern is reviewing how such a course best fits into the University’s curriculum,” read a statement from the school to the Toronto Star. Bailey will be assigned to alternate teaching duties.

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