CBS Basically Ruined Cal State L.A.'s 'Sex Toys R Us' Event
Students at Cal State L.A. were so close to getting probably one of the more entertaining events on campus—a sex toys fair—before their plans got quashed mostly because CBS brought up the issue to school administrators.
The "Sex Toys R Us" event, which would've taken place on campus on Feb. 11 had things gone according to plan, was organized by the El Sereno school's Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, according to CBS Los Angeles. The center had partnered up with a local adult toys store, hoping to use the money they made to fund other school activities and clubs. They even had festive flyers that promoted the sexy hashtag #PlayTimeAtCalStateLA (because social media!) and handcuffs, beads and swings.
Well, that didn't bode too well with one parent after she saw her 18-year-old daughter bring home the flyer, and wasn't too happy to find out student fees to the school were helping fund the event. And in one swift buzzkill move, she contacted CBS Los Angeles about it, calling it "outrageous."
Apparently Cal State L.A.'s administrators didn't even know about the details about this event that was scheduled to take place, and after CBS brought it up to them, the university spokeswoman Jocelyn Stewart told them that they cancelled the event because they found it inappropriate.
While some students didn't like the idea of the event, others thought it could be useful if it was used to increase awareness and educate students about sex.