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18th Jun '17 2:14:09 PM nombretomado
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* ThatOtherWiki has a compilation of some influential ones [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_strike listed under "Sex Strike"]].

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* ThatOtherWiki Wiki/ThatOtherWiki has a compilation of some influential ones [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_strike listed under "Sex Strike"]].
9th Apr '17 7:23:16 PM HotelCalifornia
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* Something similar happened in relation to the 2010 UK general election. Namely, [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers The Sun]], famous for its [[PageThreeStunna pictures of topless women on Page 3]], threatened to stop putting them in if the Conservative Party lost. Whether or not this had an effect on the results we shall never know.]** They also pulled this in 1992, using an uglier picture with the caption "THIS IS WHAT PAGE 3 WILL LOOK LIKE IF KINNOCK WINS". Kinnock lost, but despite ''The Sun'''s bragging it's hard to tell whether they really were "wot won it".

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* Something similar happened in relation to the 2010 UK general election. Namely, [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers The Sun]], famous for its [[PageThreeStunna pictures of topless women on Page 3]], threatened to stop putting them in if the Conservative Party lost. Whether or not this had an effect on the results we shall never know.]** know.
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They also pulled this in 1992, using an uglier picture with the caption "THIS IS WHAT PAGE 3 WILL LOOK LIKE IF KINNOCK WINS". Kinnock lost, but despite ''The Sun'''s bragging it's hard to tell whether they really were "wot won it".
9th Apr '17 7:22:50 PM HotelCalifornia
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* Something similar happened in relation to the 2010 UK general election. Namely, [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers The Sun]], famous for its [[PageThreeStunna pictures of topless women on Page 3]], threatened to stop putting them in if the Conservative Party lost. Whether or not this had an effect on the results [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment we shall never know.]]
** They also pulled this in 1992, using an uglier picture with the caption "THIS IS WHAT PAGE 3 WILL LOOK LIKE IF KINNOCK WINS". Kinnock lost, but despite ''The Sun'''s bragging it's hard to tell whether they really were "wot won it".

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* Something similar happened in relation to the 2010 UK general election. Namely, [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers The Sun]], famous for its [[PageThreeStunna pictures of topless women on Page 3]], threatened to stop putting them in if the Conservative Party lost. Whether or not this had an effect on the results [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment we shall never know.]]
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]** They also pulled this in 1992, using an uglier picture with the caption "THIS IS WHAT PAGE 3 WILL LOOK LIKE IF KINNOCK WINS". Kinnock lost, but despite ''The Sun'''s bragging it's hard to tell whether they really were "wot won it".
4th Mar '17 5:20:18 AM JackG
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Lesbians in fiction never withhold sex from each other, either because they understand each other well enough that this is unnecessary, or because [[AllWomenArePrudes women don't want sex]], or because doing so would trigger the collapse of the Internet. And men, of course, are [[ImAManICantHelpIt incapable of withholding sex]] (which is why withholding sex ''from'' them is so effective), so they can't try this on their women. Furthermore, what woman would be disturbed by a lack of sex? So far as Hollywood is concerned, AllWomenArePrudes, and only do it to keep their husbands in line ''anyway''. Well, except on cable, where the standards of drama have (only just) caught up to those of ancient Greece, where AllWomenAreLustful. Hollywood's idea of men, women and heterosexual relationships are [[ValuesDissonance peculiar compared to other times and places]].

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Lesbians in fiction never withhold sex from each other, either because they understand each other well enough that this is unnecessary, or because [[AllWomenArePrudes women don't want sex]], or because doing so would [[GirlOnGirlIsHot trigger the collapse of the Internet.Internet]]. And men, of course, are [[ImAManICantHelpIt incapable of withholding sex]] (which is why withholding sex ''from'' them is so effective), so they can't try this on their women. Furthermore, what woman would be disturbed by a lack of sex? So far as Hollywood is concerned, AllWomenArePrudes, and only do it to keep their husbands in line ''anyway''. Well, except on cable, where the standards of drama have (only just) caught up to those of ancient Greece, where AllWomenAreLustful. Hollywood's idea of men, women and heterosexual relationships are [[ValuesDissonance peculiar compared to other times and places]].
21st Feb '17 2:03:08 PM DoctorCooper
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** In the 2011 French film ''The Source'', the women in a small village go on a sex strike because the men won't help them bring water from a distant well.

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** * In the 2011 French film ''The Source'', the women in a small village go on a sex strike because the men won't help them bring water from a distant well.
20th Feb '17 5:12:31 PM nombretomado
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* Something similar happened in relation to the 2010 UK general election. Namely, [[BritishNewspapers The Sun]], famous for its [[PageThreeStunna pictures of topless women on Page 3]], threatened to stop putting them in if the Conservative Party lost. Whether or not this had an effect on the results [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment we shall never know.]]

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* Something similar happened in relation to the 2010 UK general election. Namely, [[BritishNewspapers [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers The Sun]], famous for its [[PageThreeStunna pictures of topless women on Page 3]], threatened to stop putting them in if the Conservative Party lost. Whether or not this had an effect on the results [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment we shall never know.]]
28th Jan '17 6:33:40 PM DavidDelony
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* A popular feminist button reads "Just say no to sex with pro-lifers."
22nd Jan '17 2:53:13 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10142032/5/An-Angel-and-a-Trickster An Angel and a Trickster]]'' Angel Potter states that Loki talking about their sex life to Sirius merits a week of no sex per infraction.

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10142032/5/An-Angel-and-a-Trickster An Angel and a Trickster]]'' Angel Potter states that Loki talking about their sex life to with Sirius merits a week of no sex per infraction.infraction.
* In ''[[http://jeconais.fanficauthors.net/This_Means_War/10c__Werewolves_Goblins_and_Dragons_Oh_My_Part_3_of_3/ This Means War]]'' Hermione denies Ron sex if he uses any swear word worse than "crikey" or "blimey."



* In ''Film/DonJon'', Barbara is straight forward with Jon, explaining that he has to take a night school class (to further his career) before she will sleep with him.

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* In ''Film/DonJon'', Barbara is straight forward straightforward with Jon, explaining that he has to take a night school class (to further his career) before she will sleep with him.
17th Jan '17 8:35:56 PM Psychadelico
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* GenderFlipped in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navajo_mythology#The_Separation_of_Men_and_Women a Navajo myth]]. After First Man was insulted by First Woman, the men collectively do this to the women to make them sorry. (They move away from the women and stop cooperating with them entirely, but lack of sex is explicitly an important part the punishment.) It works, but not before making ''both'' genders miserable.

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* GenderFlipped in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navajo_mythology#The_Separation_of_Men_and_Women a Navajo myth]]. After First Man was insulted by First Woman, the men collectively do this to the women to make them sorry.sorry[[note]]Depending on who tells the story, the insult may have been First Woman's insinuation that the men only ever did anything because of this trope[[/note]]. (They move away from the women and stop cooperating with them entirely, but lack of sex is explicitly an important part the punishment.) It works, but not before making ''both'' genders miserable.miserable[[note]] People become... uh, [[ExtremeOmnisexual lonely]], which resulted in the creation of the monsters that the hero twins [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Monster Slayer]] and [[SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan Born For Water]] then had to kill[[/note]].
24th Dec '16 4:54:08 PM memememememe
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* The entire point of Erotic Sexual Denial.
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