Todd Haynes’ Carol is a film that not only shows the female gaze, but a gaze of female desire towards other women. Kristen Cochrane explores this, as well as other aspects of the same-sex relationship portrayed in this beautiful new film.
For my latest Vogue piece, I did a recap of all the best sex stuff that happened in 2015 (aka the year that LOVE WON) from the year’s sexiest movies, to the best TED Talk on relationships, to the pop culture icons who are revolutionizing the way we think about sexual identity. Read it HERE :) – Karley Sciortino
As people who read this blog remember, the second season of Be Here Nowish (the web series I play a supporting role in and helped write) came out last month. The show is about two sexually progressive women who move to LA in search of a spiritual awakening. It’s super lol, and sweet, and queer, and if you’re into new age culture (or if you like to laugh at new age culture) then I suggest you watch it :) The…
Kristen Cochrane goes in-depth in this list of seminal films from the New Queer Cinema movement, that you need to see, like, RN.
Chatting with Alexandra Roxo and Natalia Leite, the girls behind the comedy web series Be Here Nowish, about sex scenes and spirituality. Season 2 premiers this week! Words by Lucie Allouche. Photos by Anny Lutwak. Styling by Maggie Dunlap.
Ella Weisser interviews the legendary writer and artist Eileen Myles about finding confidence, acting “like a man,” and why gender is kind of like thrifting.
In a new VICE documentary, I investigate the ways that dating apps have become an essential part of our search for the next hook-up, true love, and everything in-between.
Porn whisperer Vera Papisova talks with girl/girl performer Shyla Jennings about psych ward porn and lezzing out.
Vice just posted this awesome video, which I wanted to share with you. It’s about female drag queens and gender performance, which is something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately, after recently reading Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble, which was the first book to theorize that gender is a cultural construct, and that we’re all performing our gender all the time. Drag has been a gay man’s art for decades, but women can be queens, too :) I highly recommend this…
Modern love explored through gay, Mexican skateboarders in Te Prometo Anarquía (I Promise You Anarchy)September 14, 2015
How are gay relationships usually portrayed in movies? Kristen Cochrane explores this in her review of Te Prometo Anarquía, a sexy new film about skateboarder partners-in-crime that normalizes gay intimacy. The film had its North American premiere at the Toronto Film Festival this past weekend.