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Czech Republic Will Stop Measuring How Hard Gay Refugees Get While Watching Porn

After international outcry about officials measuring how hard the penises of supposed gay refugees get in order to determine whether they’re truly homosexuals, and thus deserving of asylum, the Czech Republic says it’ll stop attaching meters to wangs while porn plays in the background.

To ensure men claiming to be gay and oppressed in their homeland, Czech officials turned to “phallometry” tests, which measure the blood flow into the penis to gauge arousal. (It can also be used on women. Clearly our photo does not depict this actual test.) So the thinking goes, if a self-professed refugee doesn’t get hard watching a penis enter a butt, then he can’t be gay and isn’t worthy of protection. GlobalPost reports the test actually measures the “physical reaction” to heterosexual porn, with the thinking that gay men should not get aroused by it, which is — as any gay man who’s ever watched straight porn can tell you — an idiotic theory.

Of course this test ignores the fact that these men have already been traumatized, and being told that if their penises do the wrong thing they’ll get screwed out of asylum … well, that’s not exactly the sort of thing to make your body react normally.

The test, which was developed by Prague sexologist Kurt Freund and has been implemented since the 1950s, has been used by officials when they suspected an applicant might be lying. But now it will no longer be available to these officials — unless refugees request it. The new rules say if applicants want to bolster their case by showing officials they can get hard (or stay soft) to the right type of porn, they can volunteer to have the test performed. Which is sort of like offering a criminal defendant the chance to take a lie detector test: you don’t have to, but taking it will supposedly make your claim of innocence more concrete. Except: Even offering the test on a “voluntary” basis means people who refuse it are immediately suspected of having something to hide.

And so, the test — which no other European Union country uses in the asylum process, and has been used about ten times in the Republic — should be banned entirely. Not to mention, human rights advocates claim the test violates the European Convention on Human Rights’ Article 3, which prohibits inhumane treatment and torture. Which makes sense.

By:           Max Simon
On:           Dec 11, 2010
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  • 16 Comments
    • paulcanning
      paulcanning

      I’m pretty amazed how far our little story [http://madikazemi.blogspot.com/2010/12/czech-pornographic-phallometric-testing.html] has gone … but maybe not. After all it does involve ‘penises’ and ‘porn’ …

      Meanwhile, elsewhere in Yurp, the Swedes want to send a lesbian Kurdish couple back to almost certain death http://madikazemi.blogspot.com/2010/12/iraqi-lesbian-couple-still-not-safe.html – and yes, YOU can help them!

      Dec 11, 2010 at 2:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Motard
      Motard

      Convenient, seeing as how the Czech Republic now produces 84% of the world’s gay porn. Really, this is only a way of promoting their own industry. They’re the ‘Made in China’ of bareback-muscle-leather-twink-5-ways.

      Dec 11, 2010 at 4:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rob
      Rob

      so is the new hot vacation spot for gays??

      Dec 11, 2010 at 7:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scribe
      scribe

      I would fail this text. I almost most always watch str8 porn. I don’t like pretty guys… MOre into the brute hairy type

      Dec 11, 2010 at 7:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scribe
      scribe

      @scribe: I would fail this test… sorry for typo

      Dec 11, 2010 at 7:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DALI
      DALI

      Czech Republic will most certainly get a wave of gay-for-pay as(s)ylum seekers with viagra in their blood stream and a picture of their missus in their pocket.

      Dec 12, 2010 at 3:58 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DALI
      DALI

      Czech Republic will most certainly get a wave of gay-for-pay as(s)ylum seekers with those blue pills in their blood stream and a picture of their missus in their pocket.

      Dec 12, 2010 at 4:08 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Andrew
      Andrew

      Hmm. For me it depends. I really can’t get turned on by straight porn, the sight of jiggling boobies a slutty blond and vagina just sends my arousal down the drain. But it depends on the aspect…if it focuses on the guy and the woman isn’t making too much noise mabye I could get off.

      Haha, but still a very idiotic test. Like some other people pointed out, people who need to be protected in the first place are usually from very repressed countries. The sight of so much skin would probably be different for them compared to our sex crazed western society.

      Dec 12, 2010 at 5:23 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daez
      Daez

      @scribe: Then find decent gay porn. There are plenty of gay scenes that feature masculine “hairy” gay men. Your belief that there isn’t could reflect an underlying belief that straight men are more macho in general which is just bull shit.

      Dec 12, 2010 at 8:32 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jeffree
      Jeffree

      Don’t u wonder which Czech government employees found a legit way to watch porn at work? Now they’re going 2 have to figure out how to split up that stash of 500 movies among their staff !

      Dec 12, 2010 at 10:22 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • divkid
      divkid

      @scribe: thank god i thought i was a freak..i only watch straight porn never gay porn (cant handle all the “gayface” going on, the licking of lips and simpering and generally acting like a bitch (i know there are darker dom and s+ m but thats not me)

      anyhow much of straight porn is waaay more homo than it wants to admit or even realises. its psychologically much more interesting than any gay porn. c’mon 2 or 3 ( some times MANY more) guys with one woman, legs intertwined and bodies braced against each other and things swinging around. i mean don’t they realise that when peens are jammed in the same hole that they are actually having sex with EACH-OTHER or by proxy. and bukaki whats that about….basically straight guys cant get enough of peen and its by byproduct. not for nothing the “money shot” is so called. also considering the supposedly exclusive centrality of the female role, is it not interesting that all the guys in the contemporary straight porn are honed and chiselled and at the least passably attractive. but why not hire any old fat assed gutty dude with a big tool ( he’d be cheaper) if not for the worry it would put the consumer off his stroke. so straight dudes like their porn acted by attractive people so that means an aesthetic appreciation of the male body too.

      gays getting off on straight porn also fulfils the role of being subversive: it would piss macho fucks off — i get to objectify the guys seeking to objectify a possibly exploited woman ( although im on shaky grounds here as i might be doubly objectifying her as unlike straight men she’s only auxiliary to my interests.but whatever its probably not good feminism.) and getting off on straight guys obviates the need for dishonest fake straight stock character in gay porn — now THAT is internalised self hatred. but basically you cant help what turns you on/off. you just like what you like.

      Dec 12, 2010 at 11:16 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lucius Vorenus
      Lucius Vorenus

      There are a some companies that produce straight movies targeted for gay guys. The boys are very attractive and the camera focuses more on the male body. The girls are secondary. These movies are very sexy. it is great to watch straight sex when the emphasis is put on the right place.

      Dec 12, 2010 at 11:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • divkid
      divkid

      @Lucius Vorenus:that sounds like what i need. i find the down side of str8 porn is missing out on seeing guys faces esp orgasm face — THE sexiest thing thing of all imho. and i dont mind watching vag and girl bubble booty: im so acclimatised to it, it actually turns me on now (just have no interest in hitting it in real life); but i find women’s faces just unsexy, even if i can see they’re beatiful. could you link to any of those companies’ sites?

      Dec 13, 2010 at 1:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lucius Vorenus
      Lucius Vorenus

      @divkid: Check these out: http://www.sg4ge.com/ (straight guys for gay eyes) and http://www.NextDoorHookups.com !

      Dec 14, 2010 at 10:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lucius Vorenus
      Lucius Vorenus

      @divkid:
      I promise you will see lots of gorgeous male bodies, faces, smiles, and guys faces when cumming.

      Dec 14, 2010 at 10:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • divkid
      divkid

      @Lucius Vorenus:salutare my friend. wow. you’ve opened up a whole new world to me — your like the columbus of filth.

      some of the heavier guys hit the spot . but am i too cynical suspecting theres a few twinks getting under the net here and only able to get it up with a truck load of viagra and a male fluffer.

      and why sooo much smiling? its probably a reflection of my hateful nature but i dig guys with that arrogant F U vibe.

      thanx and hail caesar

      Dec 15, 2010 at 2:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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