Are you a Carrie, or a Miranda with a Carrie rising? The must-follow Instagram @everyoutfitonSATC can help you figure it out. This new(ish) account is cataloguing every outfit from SATC, from the soft butch of early seasons Miranda, to Carrie’s continual label-whorishness, to Samantha’s #pantsuitfeminism, in a way that will make you LOL IRL, while also learning about fashion history.
“Young, Black & Positive” – A New VICE Documentary Looks at The Silent HIV Crisis Sweeping the American SouthDecember 6, 2016
Although HIV rates across the US are on the decline, in Jackson, Mississippi, up to 40% of young black men who have sex with men have HIV—a statistic that rivals undeveloped countries in Africa. Nowhere in the country is the fight for LGBTQ equality more crucial.
I often find myself doing things, sexually and otherwise, because I think it will make for funny dinner-party conversation later. That’s normal, right? My newest Breathless column for Vogue is about the validity of the “novelty fuck” :)
Remember the nostalgic condom in the wallet? Is it just me, or do guys no longer do that? When did it become primarily the woman’s job to carry protection? (Oh and if one more guy tells me he “just got tested” I’m going to take a vow of celibacy.) By Drea Sebastiano-Stanley.
All hail The Butch. The Instagram project @ButchCamp is archiving the history of the butch identity in all of its power and campness, From KD Lang to Fran Lebowitz to Xena Warrior Princess to Katharine Hepburn, and a ton of other badasses. By Sophia Larigakis.
The 4th (and final!) episode of the Slutever VICE documentary series is out today :) This one investigates a new trend of single women in Japan who are paying for rent-a-boyfriends by the hour. Jealous! I went to Tokyo to have the boyfriend experience.
Do you think you tell a $10,000 silicone penis from the real thing? On the latest episode of New York mag’s SEX LIVES podcast, I talk with slut heroine Maureen O’Connor about the making of the new VICE Slutever show: fucking fake dicks, observing medical sexual surrogacy; renting a cuddle-boyfriend in Japan; helping a dominatrix kidnap a client by throwing him in the trunk of her car, and so on. Listen here :) – Karley
My recent abortion taught me how difficult terminating a pregnancy can be. But Planned Parenthood made a process that could have been ghastly and life threatening into something simple and safe. By Emily Bahr-de Stefano.
Male artists have long seen women as muses—and sometimes as little else. Here, Sophia Larigakis details how she love-hate identifies with both Leonard Cohen and his muses, and the problems with the muse trope.
Last week I joined Dr. Zhana Vrangalova for a talk on cheating: How prevalent is infidelity? Do men cheat more than women? Why do people cheat, and what are the consequences? We break it ALL down in this talk. Watch the VIDEO of the presentation here :)