Traditionally, women exist in the cinematic cesspool of the “Dirty-verse” for the sole purpose of nagging, fucking, or repulsing men. But have we entered a new era of dirty, women-led movies? Annie Fell investigates.
In the spirit of giving, here’s a round-up of our favorite Slutever articles of 2018. Topics include: whether falling in love makes you basic, the realities of SESTA-FOSTA, being a fat sex worker, asexuality, long distance relationships, brothel feminism, and John Waters’s filthy heroines.
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.
There is no doubt about the appeal of so-called “bad boys” and “bad girls” – and it goes deeper than black leather jacket aesthetics. Amanda Lang discusses her personal foray into the world of bad boys and girls. A bisexual Odyssey, if you will.
Notoriously, lesbians don’t party as hard as gay dudes. But while it’s true that we can’t keep a consistent weekend nightlife scene for the life of us, there’s a lot to be said for being a queer lady or NB/GNC person in the big Apple. Here’s a brief survey of NYC’s #LesbianCulture, courtesy of the lady*-loving Slutever staff.
Is the only escape from the patriarchy through a deal with the devil? Just in time for Loloween, Annie Fell discusses Satan, feminism, and Puritan sexuality in the horror film The Witches.
You know, like, if you want to. Sophia Larigakis examines five books that present love, sex, and relationships in ways that deviate from the straight, saccharine, vanilla norm.
Everyone’s “coming out story” is different – and they always have more to do with self-acceptance than telling others about yourself. Amanda Lang recounts how she came to stop worrying and love her sexual fluidity.
Movements for sexual liberation have historically been about the freedom to desire. But what about the freedom not to desire? Sophia Larigakis discusses the movement for asexual visibility, and whether asexuality should be considered a form of “queerness.”
Poet Lisa Luxx debates a queer woman’s responsibility in unpicking her patriarchal behavior in the bedroom.