is a paid-subscription erotic
website featuring head shots of user-submitted videos showing the participant having orgasms
, without providing any visual description of what technique is being used or revealing anything below the neck and upper chest. Both men and women are featured on the site.
In 2003 Richard Lawrence and Lauren Olney created the initial video series. In 2004 beautifulagony.com was established as a commercial website. The site is owned and operated by Feck Pty Ltd in Melbourne.
The logo of Beautiful Agony is underscored by a quote of the French expression "Facettes de la Petite Mort
” (Faces of the Little Death
) due to the facial gestures and sounds that a person makes when experiencing orgasm, and the french expression for orgasm.
Although the majority of clips on the site involve masturbation
, a limited number of clips also show participants achieving orgasm through (off-screen) oral sex
and, in a few cases, sexual intercourse
(although the partner does not appear on camera).
Most contributions include a separate short film called a "confession" of the individual discussing their views on sexuality and sharing descriptions of their sexual experiences. The confessions are typically set in a public place with the fully dressed subject responding to questions asked by an off-camera interviewer who often can not be heard. The site also includes a third series of clips categorized as "overkill"... Read More