Season 2 of The Girlfriend Experience—which premiers today!—dives into the lives of two very different women with ties to the sex industry. Michel Ghanem discusses intimacy, vulnerability and sex work in the show’s second (and most polarizing) season.
From a recent scientific discovery about your clit’s legs (??), to the boners you don’t know you’re getting, here’s some info that will make you less clueless about what’s going on underneath your tights.
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.
Sophia Larigakis talks to Xin Chen about the hugely popular phenomenon of “Boys’ Love” in China – a genre of fiction that features sex and romance between gay men, created primarily by and for a community of heterosexual women known as “rotten girls.”
The NYC Museum of Sex’s current exhibition, NSFW: FEMALE GAZE, showcases female artists who are exploring sexuality on their own terms, and reclaiming the role of the muse. Here, Alisha Wexler talks to one of the show’s artists, Giulia Marisco, about Instagram art, representation and erotica. Cover image by Joanne Leah
When you’re a sex worker, sometimes it can feel like no one truly understands your professional life—even your close friends—which is why one British escort organized her own ‘bring your BFF to work day.’
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.
If you’re a sex worker, being called upon to realize someone’s sexual fantasy is nothing new—at least, most of the time. Here, one male escort recalls a role play he will never forget.
Here’s a shortlist of films screening at TIFF 2017, that you should keep an eye out for, if you love art and women and being a human person with feelings. By Kristen Cochrane.
Newsflash: Love for BBWs far predated Kim K. Here, Kristen Cochrane discusses how Robert Crumb’s illustrations of voluptuous women changed they way she thinks about her own body, and the language that we use to talk about the curvy female form, which is both fetishized and criticized.