Araki’s films were repping queer, sexually fluid and non-monogamous characters way before it was trendy to be “woke.” But that’s not the only reason to watch his surreal sex epics. By Kristen Cochrane.
That are actually good. If you, like me, fear the sun and would rather spend your time hiding out in a cool dark room, here are a few sexy art house films – in no particular order – to increase your cultural capital and get you in the mood for the summer fling you’re procrastinating finding. By Sophia Larigakis.
From hooker memoirs to hooker novels, and other great writings about loss, murder and anxiety, these are 10 books that have been very important to me, and brief explanations why. By Karley Sciortino.
Are men more hardwired to be monogamous than women? And will VR porn be the new Netflix? All of this and more was discussed as last week’s Future of Sex’s Summer Series in NYC. Alexandra Warrick went to investigate.
Does every movie starring a woman have to be a perfect piece of feminist art? Sophia Larigakis writes yet another thinkpiece about Wonder Woman :)
In honor of this national month of self-love, here’s a few reasons why masturbation is so #relevant (with a nod to some of our favorite sex toys). By Karley Sciortino
Chris Kraus’s famous novel I Love Dick, about her psycho-sexual obsession with an unattainable man, has now been made into a TV series. Here’s how reading the book changed the way I thought about romantic vulnerability. By Kristen Cochrane.
In celebration of the release of a new book of photos by Dora Maar, here are four interesting things you should know about her life, and her complicated relationship with Picasso. By Kristen Cochrane. Main image: Dora Maar by Man Ray, 1936.
Based on Margaret Atwood’s renowned feminist novel, the new series The Handmaid’s Tale imagines a dystopian future where women are turned into baby-making-slaves in a military patriarchy (dark). Episode 4 airs tonight! Here’s why it’s important to watch. By Michel Ghanem.
We’ve all been endlessly briefed on the benefits of sleeping with someone we love, but what can we get out of fucking a totally random person (besides feeling like a slutty secret agent)? By Karley Sciortino. Image by Petra Collins.