Is it true that yesterday’s smut is today’s erotica? Decide for yourself with this selection of works by 5 erotic artists we love. By Sophia Larigakis. Continue reading “5 Artists Making Erotic Art in the 21st Century”
Is burlesque more “artistic” than stripping? Is one more body positive than the other? Aria Delanoche breaks down the difference between the two communities, and what she loves about both. By Sophia Larigakis. Continue reading “Stripper & Burlesque Dancer Extraordinaire, Aria Delanoche, Talks the Power of Striptease”
Bionic babes, queer sci-fi utopists & future feminism(s)—here’s a brief overview of the cyberfeminist movement. By Sophia Larigakis. Main image by Juno Calypso. Continue reading “A Brief History of CyberFeminism”
They say dress for the job you want… Sophia Larigakis deconstructs four powerful femme outfits—70s Feminist Academic, New Jersey Mob Wife, 90s Power Lesbian, and The Love Child of Mrs Robinson & Samantha Jones—within the context of fashion politics.
All hail The Butch. The Instagram project @ButchCamp is archiving the history of the butch identity in all of its power and campness, From KD Lang to Fran Lebowitz to Xena Warrior Princess to Katharine Hepburn, and a ton of other badasses. By Sophia Larigakis. Continue reading “@ButchCamp is Archiving the History of the Butch Identity”
Male artists have long seen women as muses—and sometimes as little else. Here, Sophia Larigakis details how she love-hate identifies with both Leonard Cohen and his muses, and the problems with the muse trope. Continue reading “Leonard Cohen and Me: The Anti-Muse Manifesto”