The feminist writer and activist Lisa Luxx speaks to Lizzi Sandell about the importance of language, the politics of sexual power play, and why ‘lesbian’ is still a crucial category within the queer movement.
Sir Babygirl was known as a memer, then her single “Heels” changed everything. Lizzi Sandell talks to the up-and-coming musician about flirting with girls, world-building, and her upcoming album Crush On Me.
While most of us grew up identifying as a Carrie, a Samantha, or a Charlotte, it turns out that, with some hindsight, Miranda may just be the most aspirational character of Sex and the City’s iconic foursome. The creators of Every Outfit on Sex and the City think so, anyway. Lizzi Sandell talks to the …
The anti-porn movement thinks that “porn kills love,” and many people treat porn as a dirty little secret. But can jerking-off to MILF gang bangs actually benefit our relationships? Lizzi Sandell reports.
You’ve Got Mail is considered an archetypal romantic comedy, but at its heart is a film about anxieties surrounding the Internet, and the ways it impacts our lives and relationships, even before we were all Tindering our lives away. Lizzi Sandell revisits You’ve Got Mail for the film’s 20th b-day.
What makes a gay icon? Following a religious experience at a Britney Spears concert this summer, Lizzi Sandell explores the complicated relationship between queer fans and the celebrities they choose to adore.
“Am I actually an alcoholic, or am I just British?” Lizzi Sandell discusses her love affair with alcohol, and why using alcohol as a crutch—in terms of both our social lives and mental health—can begin to feel scary as we become fully fledged adults (ugh).
Hey Sluts. Guys! My first book SLUTEVER is out TOMORROW! I’ll be doing a couple of live readings in NYC this week. Here’s the info:
Katharine Gates is a ‘gonzo anthropologist’ whose book, Deviant Desires: A Tour of the Erotic Edge, covers everything from overeating to eating people. Lizzi Sandell wonders if we’re ready and willing for this gleefully amoral approach to sexuality.
Is it chill to watch real addicts OD’ing the same way you watch Real Housewives throw all-white parties? Lizzi Sandell questions whether Intervention is a (literal) lifesaver, or a masterpiece of exploitation.