We all have dry spells. What do they mean and how do we get out of them? By Karley Sciortino. Image by Mayan Toledano.
Five people with muscular dystrophy get real about being disabled and the need for love and sex. By Gary Bartle.
This no-nonsense DJ and radio host is dismantling the stereotype that women are only vocalists in bands, and throwing the best and most inclusive parties in Toronto. By Kristen Cochrane. Photo by Joel Lee.
Sure, everyone knows about Georgia O’Keefe’s vagina flowers, but she’s not the only artist who depicted the power of the pussy. Here is a list of artists who have exhibited vaginas in all of their glory, from Judy Chicago to Rokudenashiko. By Kristen Cochrane.
They say dress for the job you want… Sophia Larigakis deconstructs four powerful femme outfits—70s Feminist Academic, New Jersey Mob Wife, 90s Power Lesbian, and The Love Child of Mrs Robinson & Samantha Jones—within the context of fashion politics.
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.