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Andrew Richardson on Porn, Sex and America

September 10, 2015
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I interviewed one of my favorite people in the world and my personal hero, Andrew Richardson, publisher of the sex magazine Richardson, for Amuse (a new site from Vice). We talked about sex, style, America, our overly-PC shame culture, and the new American female body. Read it HERE :)

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Islam and the Politics of Looking Sexy

October 19, 2014

Aminah This is Part 3 of Religious Fashion: a series of interviews with people who grew up in strict religious communities about clothing, sex, and how those two things sometimes overlap. If you haven’t read Part 1 you can do that here, which also includes a paragraph introduction to the series. Part 3: Islamic Fashion Aminah is a 28 year old academic, currently getting her masters in gender and development. You might recognize her as one of the ladies from the viral Mipsterz…

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Religious Fashion: So Sexless It’s Almost Sexy (Pt. 2)

October 3, 2014

Lazer This is Part 2 of Religious Fashion: a series of interviews with people who grew up in strict religious communities about clothing, sex, and how those two things sometimes overlap. If you haven’t read Part 1 you can do that here, which also includes a paragraph introduction to the series. Part 2: Hasidic Fashion The Hasidic dress code is one of the most extreme of all religious fashions, and often considered to be the most peculiar by outsiders. Hasidic style has evolved…

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Religious Fashion: So Sexless It’s Almost Sexy (Pt. 1)

September 20, 2014

I recently interviewed a series of people who grew up in strict religious communities about clothing, sex, and how those two things sometimes overlap. Over the next week or so I’ll be posting the interviews one-by-one. Here’s part one! Sex and religion have both been around for a pretty long time, and since the beginning they’ve had a love-hate relationship. At certain times their marriage has been more civil than others–the pagan orgies of ancient Rome come to mind–however for…

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