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.
In the new Breathless for Vogue, I talked with glam musician Nomi Ruiz and vlogger A Girl For All Seasons about the delicate subject of pleasure for trans woman–a subject some feel has been left in the dark, and potentially stilted sex-ed in the trans community. Read HERE :)
Allegedly NYC is the only podcast that I regularly cry laughing while listening to. So obviously, I’m so excited to be a guest on it!
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.
For my latest Vogue piece, I did a recap of all the best sex stuff that happened in 2015 (aka the year that LOVE WON) from the year’s sexiest movies, to the best TED Talk on relationships, to the pop culture icons who are revolutionizing the way we think about sexual identity. Read it HERE :) – Karley Sciortino
Kristen Cochrane goes in-depth in this list of seminal films from the New Queer Cinema movement, that you need to see, like, RN.
Chatting with Alexandra Roxo and Natalia Leite, the girls behind the comedy web series Be Here Nowish, about sex scenes and spirituality. Season 2 premiers this week! Words by Lucie Allouche. Photos by Anny Lutwak. Styling by Maggie Dunlap.
I wrote an essay for the current issue of Purple Magazine about Bimbo Feminism and femininity as parody. P.S. Bimbo Feminism is officially my favorite phrase. xo Karley
Ella Weisser interviews the legendary writer and artist Eileen Myles about finding confidence, acting “like a man,” and why gender is kind of like thrifting.
Kristen Cochrane examines Fire Song, a new film that recently premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, and discusses the way that gender identities are portrayed in film.