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” :)
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.
If we’re now pouring our dollars and time into face masks and brow gel instead of red lipstick and cake foundation, how liberated can the New Beauty actually be? Basically “no makeup-makeup” is threatening to bankrupt us all, ahh! By Casey Ireland.
Italian women have mastered the look of the sophisticated bombshell. It’s not easy to be super sexy, yet elegant at the same time—it’s a delicate balance—but if you can pull it off, you can take over the world.
These 5 sexy books changed my life, and being a narcissist, I assume they will change yours, too. Read on if you’re interested in: being a slut in the 90s, consensual adultery, sucking at feminism, being a literal whore, or all of the above. By Karley Sciortino.
Clearly, if life from another planet ever came to earth, it would be a sexy female alien wanting to fuck you to death. Kristen Cochrane looks back at the femme fetale alien trope in film, and how Under the Skin flipped the script and harnessed the “alien gaze” ;)
Female sexuality is not only complex—it’s a tug-of-war between arousal and revulsion (sounds cool, right?). Matthew Sanders explores this dichotomy, specifically in the music of girl-powered metal bands Vastum and Couch Slut.
In conversation with Big Sis, the sex-positive feminist cartoonist whose drawings will make you feel less tragic about your sex life. By Kristen Cochrane.
Often, when we point out ways in which we are marginalized or oppressed, we are told that we’re being a “killjoy,” or that we’re “lecturing people.” But how are we supposed to make change unless we point out things that are unfair and annoying? By Kristen Cochrane.