Does every movie starring a woman have to be a perfect piece of feminist art? Sophia Larigakis writes yet another thinkpiece about Wonder Woman :)
Phile is a new biannual mag that explores sexual subcultures, and features artists and writers ranging from scholars to sex workers (not that the two are mutually exclusive, duh). Here’s everything you need to know! By Sophia Larigakis. Main image by Matthew Tammaro.
Are you feeling #oppressed by Instagram’s insistence on constantly censoring your period and pube pics? Well don’t fret: artists Molly Soda and Arvida Byström have published a book of images that the app tried to erase from our feeds forever. By Sophia Larigakis.
Is it true that yesterday’s smut is today’s erotica? Decide for yourself with this selection of works by 5 erotic artists we love. By Sophia Larigakis.
Is burlesque more “artistic” than stripping? Is one more body positive than the other? Aria Delanoche breaks down the difference between the two communities, and what she loves about both. By Sophia Larigakis.
Bionic babes, queer sci-fi utopists & future feminism(s)—here’s a brief overview of the cyberfeminist movement. By Sophia Larigakis. Main image by Juno Calypso.
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.
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.
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.