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With more than 1,920 books already in this new database, we’ve created a fun way for readers to go on a sapphic book finding mission. Four prizes of a $15 Amazon gift card will be awarded in drawing on November 9, 16, 23, and 30. For complete rules, click here.
Now let’s get to today’s fun: Cynthia Payne
On November 15, 2015, Cynthia Diane Payne died at the age of eighty-two.
In 1978, Payne, known as “Madame Cyn,” garnered national attention in Britain when her home was raided by the police during a sex party. There were fifty-three men in attendance, including “a peer of the realm, an MP, a number of solicitors and company directors and several vicars.”
In 1980, Payne was sentenced to eighteen months in prison, but it was lowered to six months and a fine on appeal
The police raided her home again in 1986. This time she was acquitted. Payne wanted to change the sex laws in Britain and stood for Parliament as a candidate for the Payne and Pleasure Party (excellent political party name in TB’s opinion) in the Kensington by-election in July 1988.
In 2006, she introduced an array of adult services and products.
To honor Cynthia Payne, we’re asking readers to go to the BookFinder and look up books in the following Setting category: Brothel / Sex Club.
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