National Masturbation Day

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National Masturbation Day, also known as International Masturbation Day, is an annual event celebrated on July 21,[1][2][3] to protect the right to masturbate. The first National Masturbation Day was observed May 14, 1995, after sex-positive retailer, Good Vibrations, declared the day in honor of Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, who was fired by President Bill Clinton for suggesting masturbation be part of the sex education curriculum for students; she was terminated on December 9, 1994.[4][5]

International Masturbation Day has since been expanded to include the entire month of May as International Masturbation Month.[6][7][8]

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  1. ^ "X-Toy Group Fights Bans S.F. Activists Join Battle against 14 States' Restrictions". Mercury News. 1999-05-08. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  2. ^ "National Masturbation Month Reaches Climax On May 28". Wireless Flash News. 2005-05-23. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  3. ^ Goldstein, Nikki (2013-05-28). "International Masturbation Day". Yahoo! Lifestyle. Archived from the original on September 4, 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  4. ^ Clinton Fires Surgeon General Over New Flap
  5. ^ Silver, Matty (April 14, 2015). "Make time for yourselves during National Masturbation Month in May". Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  6. ^ Zombeck, Richard (2013-05-20). "Get to Know Yourself -- It's Masturbation Month". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2015-09-20. 
  7. ^ "National Masturbation Month". The Huffington Post. 2013-05-31. Retrieved May 14, 2016. 
  8. ^ Sam Prince (May 5, 2015). "National Masturbation Month: All the Memes You Need to See". heavy.com. Heavy.com. Retrieved May 14, 2016. 

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