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Fifty Shades Duller, Part I

by Carol Siegel, Washington State University Vancouver, US.

If one is a feminist, or even sympathetic to the idea that women aren’t inferior to men, there is a lot to be outraged by in the Fifty Shades franchise. 1,800 more words


'I always want to be touched': The Adolescent Female as Sexual Subject in The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

by Melissa Hair, Northumbria University, UK.

The Diary of a Teenage Girl opens with a triumphant confession from 15-year-old protagonist Minnie (Bel Powley).

‘I had sex today, holy shit!’  1,058 more words


How to Get Away with Buying a Playboy, Circa 1970

(About a 4 minute read)

It occurs to me this morning you might be wondering how someone would have gone about buying a Playboy in a small American town in the early 1970s — and get away with it.  1,006 more words