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Theresa, Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 1:29pm
For those of you that need a midday break, take a bite out of this sweet man-candy montage highlighting the hotness of the True Blood men. There's enough sex appeal in this video to make even the...
Kitty Stryker, Monday, August 9, 2010 - 11:00pm
“So what do you do?” is a question I get asked a lot at the pub in London. Generally I size the person up and decide how far up the exposure scale I want to go (if you’re curious, from least to...
Simon Sheppard, Monday, August 9, 2010 - 10:55am
Way back over a half-year ago, when I started writing for CarnalNation, my very first column, "Marriage, Shmarriage," bemoaned the queer movement's glorification of the bourgeois model of...
Theresa, Friday, August 6, 2010 - 7:16pm
In a day and age when persona and product are in demand more than music itself, it is extremely refreshing to see a young (and quickly rising) talent that defies this trend. Janelle Monae, who...
Theresa, Friday, August 6, 2010 - 3:55pm
Hollywood is notorious for receiving criticism about the portrayal of sexuality, especially with regard to anything that's even slightly alternative by mainstream standards. Volumes could be (and...
Asher Bauer, Friday, August 6, 2010 - 11:16am
I remember watching the Leather Contingent go by in the parade at my very first Pride. As the leather-clad sadists, masochists, and human ponies went by, whips cracking, a hush fell over the...
Theresa, Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 3:40pm
Recently Jessica Halem introduced her utopian dream of a lesbian glory hole to the world, and although her hilarious fantasies may run wild at times, she is indisputably a ...
Mark Kliem, Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 12:06pm
I'm having mixed feelings about promoting this new documentary film Island by 25-year-old filmmaker Ryan Sullivan (pictured below right). It started as a documentary about the notorious San...
Suzanne, Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 11:42am
This week’s column on buying wearable gifts for your lady was suggested by my housemate, the lovely BN, and she contributed most of the ideas in it as well—I’m just using my where-to-buy savvy to...
Kitty Stryker, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 2:37pm
Considering how stigmatized sex workers are, and how harshly the culture at large treats prostitutes, I've found that the stigma against the clients of sex workers is far worse- being outed as a...
Tim, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 12:56pm
U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker announced today his ruling on the constitutionality of California's Prop. 8, which banned gay marriage. In a 136-page ruling, Judge Walker found Prop 8...
Tim, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 11:06am
The history of underwear has seen that most unmentionable of garments go from the purely practical to the memorably modish. Of course, women's lingerie has always been the subject of intense...
Amy Marsh, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 8:00am
Restoration. Sovereignty. I strongly associate these words with sexual healing. But these words also ripple through me today in a special way. Today, July 31st, is Restoration Day in Hawai’i,...
Megan Andelloux, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 5:00am
Legs splayed, back flat against the table, I lay before a group of practicing OB/GYN’s and nurse practitioners. They are practicing medical providers, who of their own free will, have come to a...
Theresa, Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 2:42pm
Women like porn. Women watch porn. Women are making porn. Yes, women are part of the pornography industry now more than at any other time in history—and not just as performers or consumers either....
Midori, Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 12:21pm
What makes a person sexy? Are you sexy? Are you already sexy and know it—or don't know it? If you believe yourself to be sexy, how can you be certain? Do you have the potential to be sexy?...
Kitty Stryker, Monday, August 2, 2010 - 11:00pm
When I got into sex work as an insecure, chunky 18 year old, I wasn’t entirely sure what I thought it would be like. I had heard things, of course, and seen things- the usual ideas of either...
Margaret Wade, Monday, August 2, 2010 - 2:45pm
Last night I saw a really well-done movie with all the characteristics of Oscar-nomination-quality work—great performers doing excellent acting, a realistic setting, and perfectly appropriate music...
Delilah Night, Monday, August 2, 2010 - 2:20pm
“In some ways, this was an easier journey for us because we knew we’d need donor sperm going in,” my friend G said. G is one of my favorite people. Her college boyfriend was my first kiss in high...