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Kitty Stryker, Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 12:53pm
"I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a door mat or a prostitute...
Clarisse Thorn, Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 11:20am
When I was in my late teens and early twenties, I really felt uncomfortable with and uneasy about porn. I believed it was something that "all men watch" and "all men like". I didn't yet realize...
Theresa, Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 12:34pm
It’s hard for me not to assume a person is incredibly open-minded with their views on sexuality if when the first time they meet me I am spread open masturbating for charity, and yet they...
Madison Young, Saturday, July 17, 2010 - 9:00am
Originally published in Rope, Bondage, and Power. Reprinted by permission of the author. Queer. Feminist. Submissive. Rope Slut. These are a few of the words that I embrace as part of my identity...
Monk, Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 10:43am
Veronica Monet’s keynote speech at the Sex 2.0 conference presents an overview of the ever-persistent split within the women’s rights movement regarding sexuality. Many people are familiar with the...
Monk, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 11:29am
Veronica Monet, a certified sexologist, sex educator and sex worker rights activist, was the keynote speaker at the recent Sex 2.0 conference in Seattle. Monet’s speech broadly covers the history...
Greta Christina, Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 12:46pm
Chances are you've heard about Boobquake. It went viral pretty fast. In case you haven't: Iranian Muslim prayer leader Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi was recently quoted as saying, "Many women who do...
Asher Bauer, Friday, April 16, 2010 - 2:40pm
Every once in awhile, I find myself listening in on the ‘butch flight’ conversation. It’s one hell of a messy debate within the queer community, one that, despite increased understanding of trans...
Dusty Horn, Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 7:30am
It's that time of year again! Rebirth, lamb's blood, painted eggs, halter tops, and the Feminist Porn Awards! In honor of Canadian sex shop Good For Her's fifth year celebrating the most vibrantly...
Clarisse Thorn, Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 12:09pm
The situation for gay / lesbian rights here in Africa has gotten lots of media attention lately, and I myself have written about meeting a Swazi lesbian activist who was later murdered. So I won't...
Chris Hall, Tuesday, January 5, 2010 - 2:28pm
Porn has a not-entirely-undeserved reputation as being a disposable genre. Most people, from media critics to fans of the stuff, would rank the cultural value of porn as being slightly above that...
Amy Marsh, Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 11:46am
Bunny Luv Carrots?” I was sixteen or seventeen, and my show-and-tell contribution to our hippie free-school pornography class was a plastic package of a smiling lady bunny making affectionate...
Sinclair Sexsmith, Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - 2:07pm
My dad's best friend died last week. Heart attack. He was 60, barely older than my dad, not old enough for his heart to give way. They've been friends for 35 years, longer than I've been alive. I...
Delilah Night, Friday, November 6, 2009 - 11:25am
“You're going to have to beat boys off with a stick when she's older." The speaker, an older woman, smiled affectionately at my daughter and brushed a hand over her dark wispy hair. I...
Liz Farsaci, Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 9:40am
An autumnal chill is in the air, and many store displays now boast Halloween costumes and decorations. I often dress up as a witch—it's easy (although every year I vow to put more thought into...
Sinclair Sexsmith, Wednesday, September 30, 2009 - 12:16pm
Remember back in the Spring of 2009 when two young boys committed suicide within a week of each other, both eleven years old? Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover of Massachusetts and Jaheem Herrera of Georgia...
Megan Andelloux, Friday, September 18, 2009 - 12:18pm
Through the years, I've had quite a few interesting encounters with those who have chosen to come out of the closet. Back in my college days, "outing yourself" simply meant openly...
Angie Dell, Saturday, August 15, 2009 - 10:11am
Live Through This: On Creativity and Self-Destruction Edited by Sabrina Chapadjiev Seven Stories Press $17.95, 240 pp. I began reading this book with an academic mind. In college I had taken a course...
Jiz Lee, Saturday, July 25, 2009 - 10:58am
Visible: A Femmethology Edited by Jennifer Clare Burke Homofactus Press, L.L.C. $19.95 each, 184pp (vol.1); 172 pp (vol.2) What do 57 femme authors have in common? About as much as the cover of...