Simone Weil was a French philosopher, Christian mystic, and political activist. Today, not many people know about her—could this have something to do with the historic erasure of female intellectuals? Since today is Weil’s birthday, Kristen Cochrane highlights why she’s worth remembering.
Cat Damon—Slutever’s newest over-sharer—reflects on how we idealize past relationships in the present, the idea that someone can just “get away” from you, and the hand-job she maybe regrets not giving when she was 18.
I’m guest on Alexi Wasser’s new podcast, Love Alexi, on the Nerdist network—yay! Alexi is the author of the amazing relationship website I’m Boy Crazy, which I have been a fan of since I was like 21. Alexi used to host a call-in sex advice radio show (that I was a guest on last year), but now she’s started a new podcast, and it’s bigger and better than ever. Below you can listen to us talk about sex, dating, being…
Angela Davis is a radical political activist, philosopher, scholar, and author. She was hugely influential in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, as a leader of the Communist Party USA and a member of the Black Panther Party. Since today is her birthday (she turns 72!), Kristen Cochrane reminds us why she’s such a bad bitch.
Lizzi Sandell tells the story of the year she went lez—more specifically, how she met and fell in love with her girlfriend, after having previously only dated men.
I talked with Stoya about beauty and body confidence and bras and makeup, and when she feels most beautiful and why.
My lifelong dream has come true: I wrote about pegging for Vogue! #Chic. My latest Breathless is about the politics of strap ons… for gay women and straight women and everyone in between :) Read it HERE :)
Hi, it’s Karley! I hosted this new documentary for VICE about the history of Sunset Boulevard. Slightly random…. but interesting! This is part of a new series called “Streets by VICE” which looks at a city through the history of one iconic street. For this doc I got to meet and interview one of the most iconic sex workers ever, Norma Jean Almodovar, who left her job at the LAPD to become a prostitute, and is now a legendary sex…
Kristen Cochrane looks at the hilarious new Tumblr, “Male Feminists of Tinder,” and analyses why certain men come across super creepy when professing their apparent feminism.
Life is full of hard decisions… By Karley Sciortino. Image by Ellen von Unwerth