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.
A bisexual guy explores why society is so unwilling to believe that men are bisexual, and looks at the stereotypes often associated with bi men. By Jake Pitre.
Talking with queer sex worker and activist, Tilly Lawless, about her experiences as an independent sex worker, the “whorearchy,” and why it’s super annoying when “feminist” Hollywood actresses are anti-sex work. By Karley Sciortino <3 Main image by Chloe Nour :)
Franco says he doesn’t engage in gay sexual behavior or desires (as far as we know), but he’s always making gay work. It makes you wonder: What makes a person “queer” anyway? By Kristen Cochrane.
“I’d spent most of my life thus far either ignoring my attraction to women or corralling that desire to the Google Incognito page I use for porn.” – Cat Damon on finally taking (Tinder) action regarding her fluid sexuality.
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.
I wrote an essay for the current issue of Purple Magazine about Bimbo Feminism and femininity as parody. P.S. Bimbo Feminism is officially my favorite phrase. xo Karley
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.