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Football, the Rapist and when you should just say nothing

It seems barely credible that just one week ago I had never heard of Ched Evans, Chloe Madeley or Sarah Vine, and Judy Finnegan was half of a TV duo with her husband Richard Madeley. 1,199 more words


Journal Article: Gay Shame and BDSM Pride: Neoliberalism, Privacy, and Sexual Politics by Margot Weiss


This essay contrasts two contemporary activist groups: Gay Shame San Francisco, which seeks to disrupt homonormative lesbian and gay activism by challenging policing and gentrification; and the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, which… … 15 more words

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Slut Rage

Caution: Explicit Sexual Content

A few posts ago, I described a sexual encounter I had with a guy who was a friend of a friend, Mr. 894 more words

Why Riley Left

One of the big risks of facebook and even G+ is that they are potentially echo chambers where everyone is basically in agreement because that’s how we got to be in the chamber. 1,324 more words


W(h)ither the Lesbian Nation? Reflections on Millennial Sexualities

Sociologist Steven Seidman, author of such books as Beyond the Closet and Romantic Longings, recently interviewed me about lesbian identities and the changing landscape of sexual politics.  1,486 more words

Modern Love

Stop Concern Trolling My Cunt Like You're Sister Mary Righteous

(Leave it to yours truly to christen her blog with a double-handed bird flip that reclaims the word ‘cunt’, eh?)

I’ve been on the verge of having a tiny stroke of late when it comes to women policing other women’s sexuality and sexual expression in the name of ‘concern’ allegedly guided by feminist principles. 1,435 more words