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Straight, No Chaser: Sexual Deviances and Perversions (Paraphilias)

This is a serious conversation that I won’t sensationalize or joke about. The mental health disorders known as paraphilias (commonly referred to as sexual deviancies or perversions) represent a disturbing level of dysfunction that has devastating consequences for victims. 540 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

More Costumes - Part 2

This woman is identified as Janet Joyce. I can find no mention of her on Google. This photo was taken by the Newsboy studio, which was famous for portraits of actresses and Vaudeville performers in the 1890s and early 1900s. 25 more words

Vintage Photography

More Costumes

I adore this cabinet card from France. It was probably taken in the early years of the twentieth century.

Vintage Photography

Garters, Glitter and Gauze: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975)

     “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”  (1975)

    Frank N. Stein:  There’s no crime in giving yourself over to pleasure.

    Audience Response (Boston):  There is in Massachusetts. 396 more words


The common cold

I found out yesterday that a common cold virus is rampaging through the UK. One newspaper estimates around 10 million people have caught it. Given that the population of the UK is around 64 million, that works out at around 1 in 6 people. 331 more words

Shady Cow Kollective at Rough Trade Records

IDQ author Russell Christie performs spoken word at Rough Trade Records Nottingham , as part of Pride 2015, yesterday…

From the poem, ‘Ogallala’:


I shot pool in Ogallala at twilight, 139 more words


Therese Conte - Laguna Niguel, California

Briefly describe the work you do. 

The oil paintings and drawings that I make are born from ideas, explorations and observations from my daily existence. A subject will pique my interest and I will ruminate over ideas until a visual language starts to present itself. 1,392 more words