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.
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Did you know there’s a special person hired to choreograph fucking on film sets? Yeah, us either. We sat down with Alicia Rodis, a woman choreographing sex, make-outs, rape scenes, and simultaneous orgasms for the big screen. By Michel Ghanem. Continue reading “Talking with an ‘Intimacy Choreographer’ — Handling Boners, Orgasms, & Queer Love Scenes”
Based on Margaret Atwood’s renowned feminist novel, the new series The Handmaid’s Tale imagines a dystopian future where women are turned into baby-making-slaves in a military patriarchy (dark). Episode 4 airs tonight! Here’s why it’s important to watch. By Michel Ghanem. Continue reading “Madonnas, Whores & Margaret Atwood: A Look at Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale”
In TV and film, sex workers are almost always portrayed as victims, with no control over their lives, their work, or their future. Hulu’s new period drama Harlots finally breaks the trend. Here’s why you should watch it. By Michel Ghanem. Continue reading “Harlots: Finally, a TV Show about Sex Workers that isn’t Tragic”
Today, our laptops are graced with more complex, leading female TV characters than ever before. Here’s 10 shows you can’t miss. By Michel Ghanem.
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Breaking news: the battle of the Kylies. Kylie Jenner wants to claim legal ownership of the name Kylie, while Kylie Minogue is like move over bitch. Michel Ghanem reports.
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Last month, Dr. Aaron Devor, a trans professor at the University of Victoria, was named the first Chair in Transgender studies in the world. Michel Ghanem sat down with Devor to discuss trans visibility in pop culture, as well as his exciting new position. Continue reading “Talking with the First Chair in Transgender Studies in the World”
Was everyone fashion-weeking last week? (AKA getting blacked out on free cocktails next to a bored male model.) If not, then let Michel Ghanem count down the top 10 sexiest moments from #NYFW for you. Hottttt. Continue reading “The 10 Sexiest Moments from New York Fashion Week”