In a Grid story about sustainable sex-toys, intrepid reporter The Sex Detective notes that she learned two things from a book on eco-sex: (1) A polar bear dies every time two humans get it on, and (2) it’s up to women to do something about it. I’m pretty sure at least first point was intended to be sarcasm. The following reply, on the other hand, is dead serious by the looks of things:
Suffice to say that if writers like The Sex Detective belong in the realm of fairy tales, so do commentors like Steve. According to the 2011 census, the population of the GTA is roughly 5.6 million. Considering that it takes at least two to tango, that would mean something like 35 per cent of the population would engage in copulation each and every day to reach that supposed statistic of 100,000. And seeing as our red light district hasn’t even opened yet, I’d say that so-called fact can be taken about as seriously as the initial remark regarding polar bears.