I originally wrote this article for a new online feminist mag called Not Ur Babe, launched by a group of badass young women. I suggest you check it out! Also, they’re currently taking submissions from artists and writers, if anyone’s interested. – Karley Sciortino
Oh god, our sex-negative culture has spawned another work of anti-porn propaganda! In this article we look at what’s wrong with Hot Girls Wanted, an exploitative, slut-shaming documentary that perpetuates negative stereotypes about sex workers. And we even chat to legendary porn star Nina Hartley, yay! Co-authored by Kristen Cochrane and Karley Sciortino
Culture writer (and general gem of sex-positivity) Caitlin Donohue gives a rundown of the best restaurants, bars, cafes and sex clubs to take your Tinder date in Mexico City, woo!
This week, our resident sex advice columnist, Dr. Zhana Vrangalova, discusses insecurities about aging and sexual viability, as well as how to cope with a sexual encounter you’re not sure was very healthy.
I’m like stalker-grade obsessed with Amy Schumer. I’m pretty sure I’ve watched every clip that exists of her online, even the awkward foreign TV appearances that are dubbed over in Chinese so I can’t even hear what’s going on. My latest Breathless column for Vogue is about why she’s an incredible person and feminist, and why being a radical slut is just generally a bad bitch move. Read it HERE :)
There’s an app for everything these days, so if you’re a picky dater, you’re in luck. I went on the Huffington Post LIVE yesterday and talked on a panel about the new boom in niche dating apps—from apps specifically for stoners, to apps designed to hide sexts with your side-bitch—and how they’re affecting sex and relationships. The video is about 20 minutes and you can see it above :)
Here’s what’s been happening in the world’s of sex and dating in the past week(ish) that you need to know in order to interact with other humans and not look dumb.
Choosing the wrong bar for a first date could be the difference between finding your soulmate and being alone forever, obvi. Filmmaker and general man about town, Alan Del Rio Ortiz, gives a rundown of the best restaurants, bars and cafes to take your Tinder date in NYC.
There’s so much junk on the internet these days that it can be hard to find the good stuff. Thankfully, I’ve done that for you. Below are 5 pieces of internet that I believe will make you a smarter, cooler, happier, more date-able person. You’re welcome :) By Karley Sciortino
By Kristen Cochrane // It could be argued that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was always hot. Of course, by “hot” I mean that she was killing it as a law student, as a mother, as a lawyer, and as an Ivy League law professor during a time when this was really difficult to do as a woman. But Ruth is only getting hotter, given that she’s an integral part in all the positive change we’ve seen made by the…