Blood, vampires, and resident evil. Goth is back in a big way – but this time it’s being reappropriated for sex positive and anti-racist ends by a digital community run by femmes of color. Kristen Cochrane talked to three women who run popular goth/alternative Twitter accounts about community-building, Satanism, and fighting misogynoir.
Science has officially proven it: Men who “feel more” have better relationships with their partners—and they’re also more likely to use sex toys, which makes them better lovers. Here’s why life (and sex) are better when you date a guy with #feelings. By Karley Sciortino.
Cult filmmaker John Waters wrote and documented some truly iconic femme characters. Annie Fell muses about how Waters’s heroines – in all their filthy, rotten, deviant, chain-smoking, cussing, chicken-fucking glory – are both important representations and a thrill to watch.
The Cannes 2018 lineup features films that deal intelligently with themes like identity, unconventional parenting, and social crises. Kristen Cochrane is back with another brilliant list of women-led films to see at this year’s fest (or after, at a theatre/laptop near you).
The porn wars are back. Troy Michael Bordun describes the anti-porn sentiment today and how this position could be dangerous for porn performers, porn consumers (us!), and marginalized individuals.
Women face disproportionately more consequences than men from unprotected sex. So why are women still slut-shamed for buying their own condoms? And can this innovative new condom help?
The Tribeca 2018 film lineup features stories of sluttiness, surveillance and queer sexuality. Kristen Cochrane is back with another brilliant list of women-led films to see at this year’s fest (or after, in a theatre/laptop near you).
Unforch for us curious sluts, there aren’t many films out there that feature non-monogamous people in a sensitive or nuanced way. But don’t fret: we’ve compiled a list of six movies that don’t portray non-monogamous relationships as satanic cults (we see you, Tom Cruise). By Troy Michael Bordun.
In the heyday of Jersey Shore (a simpler time, frankly) Snooki and her cohort of ladies were slut-shamed and scrutinized by the media in a way that their spiky-mopped male counterparts were not. Just in time for the show’s reunion, Annie Fell muses about the Shore’s double standard.
There have always been people who transcend or reject the gender binary, but they haven’t always been visible onscreen. Kristen Cochrane looks at how representations of trans and gender nonconforming folks have shifted over the course of film history.