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I Interviewed Kristen Stewart for the Cover of Wonderland

April 16, 2015
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Words by Karley Sciortino / photos by Hedi Slimane / I hung out with andro icon and my celeb crush Kristen Stewart in LA for the cover of the UK mag, Wonderland, which came out last month. You can now read the article in full below :) Of all the actresses in Hollywood, Kristen Stewart is the most effortlessly cool. With her cropped hair and laid back, tomboy style, she’s a striking androgynous beauty. She’s like that girl from school…

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My Weekend at a Porn Festival

April 15, 2015
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Words and photos by Vera Papisova / This isn’t a Vegas convention center filled with fake tits and Mr. Clean lookalikes handing out complimentary butt plugs. Contrary to what you might expect from a porn fest, the NYC Porn Film Festival takes place in an experimental art gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The vibe is somewhere between your favorite dive bar and a Fassbinder film. The event staff looks like a group of Bard graduates. Miley, you would’ve thrived. Friday is the…

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Sex + Love Advice

Ask a Sex Researcher

April 13, 2015
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I’m beyond excited to announce that the amazing Dr. Zhana Vrangalova will be answering sex and relationship questions here on Slutever with semi-regularity. Zhana is a sex researcher, a PhD in Developmental Psychology from Cornell University, and an adjunct professor of human sexuality at NYU. Personally, I like to think of Dr Zhana as the archangel of sex positivity. For starters, she founded the The Casual Sex Project, a website where people from all over the world come to share…

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What Is Love? Baby Don’t Hurt Me.

April 7, 2015
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By Erika Allen / A zine by London-based photographer Sam Hiscox, titled “What Is Love? Baby Don’t Hurt Me,” has had me thinking about a couple of things. 1: What could have happened to Trinidadian eurodance artist Haddaway? 2: How ambiguous the most intimate moments can seem from the outside.  What struck me about the photos was that it was virtually impossible to tell the friends from the lovers. It portrayed romantic and plutonic love with equal weight and affection.…

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Dispatches from a Combat Zone: My 30s

April 6, 2015
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By Cara Marsh Sheffler / photo by Jonas / When I was ten, I wanted to be Murphy Brown, knocked up by a hot war correspondent. When I was a little older, I wanted to be Candice Bergen, with her stunning, strangely pointed nose and a lion of French cinema for a husband. It was 1992 when I turned ten, which means I am old enough to know I mustn’t wait to fuck, marry, or murder my role models. I now…

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Vaj Styles

April 3, 2015
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Your pubes are not just a barrier between your vaginal canal and dust particles. They are also an expression of your personality. Think carefully about how you style your crotch, because your sexual partners are judging you.  Be yourself (only better)! Art by Lessa Millet (more drawings on Instagram)

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The Ex-Files

April 2, 2015
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A personal essay about that first time you see an ex after a breakup, by Kathleen French / When C. came over she hugged me for too long, not that it registered that way. The people you must keep around, always, are the ones that insist on hugging you for too long when the time calls for it. Then she looked me up and down and wordlessly set her things on my desk, queuing up a 1930s bluegrass station through some…

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The Unseen Archives of Stacey Mark

April 1, 2015
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Text by Karley Sciortino / Images by Stacey Mark / Stacey Mark is one of my favorite photographers, which is probably obvious from the fact that like half of the header images on this blog are by her. Recently, Stacey let me raid through her archive (aka Macbook) for previously unseen images, and outtakes from her shoots. This is what I found :)

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Art, Periods and Censorship on Social Media

March 31, 2015
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By Karley Sciortino / above artwork by Richard Prince / Over the past week, people have been sounding off about how Instagram censored the below photo of a fully clothed woman on her period. Dark times, huh? The photo is from a series of artworks by the Toronto-based poet and artist, Rupi Kaur. In her original artist statement, Kaur said the objective of the work was to demystify and destigmatize the female body — to make viewers “realize these are just regular, normal…

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