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.
“A middle-aged, self-sabotaging cartoon horse has become my depressive hero.” Lizzi Sandell discusses unreality and the depressive psyche.
Chris Kraus’s famous novel I Love Dick, about her psycho-sexual obsession with an unattainable man, has now been made into a TV series. Here’s how reading the book changed the way I thought about romantic vulnerability. By Kristen Cochrane.
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.
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.
I was 10 years late to Gossip Girl, and it’s basically a (very addictive) show about trust funds, waist coats and rapists. Here, we revisit some of the most ridiculous things about Gossip Girl, with a decade of hindsight. By Lizzi Sandell.