Having Play Sex With a Robot May Not Be Healthy

  1. Play Sex With A Sexbot May Not Be Healthy 

    The sex technology industry is estimated to be worth $30 billion. While sex toys are well-established, sex robots (sexbots) are no longer science fiction.

    A new editorial in BMJ Sexual and Reproductive Health, entitled “I, Sex Robot: the health implications of the sex robot industry” explains that sex with a robot may not be a good idea, and the medical profession needs to be prepared for inevitable questions about the impact of sex robots on health.

    The editorial touches on four key themes relevant to healthcare providers: safer sex, therapeutic potential, the potential to treat pedophiles and sex offenders, and changing societal norms.

    While there is currently limited evidence suggesting real danger in having sexual intercourse with robots, rising demand could cause cheaper sexbot models to be produced in the near future, thus increasing the risk of play sex-related injuries.

    CNET met and interviewed play sex doll model, Harmony, in a conversation with an AI sexbot. This is what it’s like to chat with a RealDoll sex robot programmed to get to know your body and your brain.

    Sexbots currently cost between $5,000-$15,000 (USD) and currently only female models are available for purchase. However, male sex robots ones are apparently on their way later in 2018.


  2. No evidence that sexbots reduce harms to women and children  The Conversation AU
  3. Sex Robots Could Empower Pedophiles and Sex Offenders | Opinion  Newsweek
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