As some of you may know, I wrote a book last year (slow clap). It’s called Slutever and it’s about my long, clumsy and continuing journey toward slutty enlightenment—and also about sexual agency and sex work etc etc. If you’re stumped on what gift to get your boss or your mom this year, I’m pretty sure my book is the answer. Read an excerpt here! – Karley Sciortino
Not everyone is chill the first time they meet a sex worker, especially if it’s a casual social setting. Dominatrix Mistress Eva recounts seven stages of a first civilian-SWer encounter gone wrong. Civilians, take note.
Have you been the victim of so-called “revenge porn”? Troy Michael Bordun talks to director Daisuke Miyazaki about his new film, which contends with this uniquely digital problem—as well as the attendant anxieties, legislative missteps, and stigma.
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.
Hustlers, the Blockbuster hit about scamming strippers, doesn’t portray sex workers as victims (hooray!). Instead, they’re self-interested criminals, and the film’s production cheated actual strippers out of thousands of dollars of income (hooray?). Stacey Clare, a veteran stripper and activist, asks: when it comes to strippers on screen, is representation enough?
“Boys’ Love” is a genre of emo erotic fiction that features gay beautiful boys, created primarily by and for a community of horny heterosexual women known as “rotten girls” — and it’s become enormously popular in China. But like, how does that happen? Sophia Larigakis investigates.
Continue reading “Boys’ Love: The Gay Erotica Taking China by Storm”
What happens if parents are just as useless and confused about sex and consent as their teenage kids? Troy Michael Bordun talks to Jennifer Reeder about “Bitchy Teases,” motherhood, and teen sexuality in her new film Knives and Skin. Continue reading “A New Film’s Lynch-y Take on Youth, Sexuality, and Perversion”
On the 30th anniversary of When Harry Met Sally, Annie Fell wonders whether Nora Ephron’s idiosyncratic perspective on romance, fantasy, and sexuality is still #relatable.