Make Out Party: A New Queer, Campy, Sex Positive Film Is Crowdfunding

What’s not to love about camp, queerness, and positive representations of sexuality (and some seriously INSANE makeup and costume talent)? Make Out Party looks like everything I love about John Waters and 60s sexploitation, but with a warmth and familiarity that’s evocative of a night out with friends at a DIY warehouse party. Filmmaker Emily […]

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The Sex Trafficking Mythology vs. Sex Work, a Discussion of Threadbare and the Global Garment Industry

When you look closely at widely publicized sex trafficking campaigns, you see less facts and more anti-sex, xenophobic mythologies. Not totally dissimilar to the Satanic panics, snuff films and gang/drug related mythologies that came before, sex trafficking, as it’s sold to us in the media, is little fact and a lot of opportunistic propaganda. Not […]

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How To Talk To A Slut You Just Met, Know, And/Or Love

No matter how far I think we’ve come with sex positive feminisms, I am still baffled by the judgments and unsolicited opinions of individuals and hive minds alike when it comes to non-normative sexualities. I know some of these judgments are misunderstandings that come from personal insecurity and legitimate worry, but I have to say, […]

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Deviant Marginalia: The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America

Deviant Marginalia is a bi-weekly book review series brought to you by a bibliophilic romantic slut, self-elected connoisseur of erotic materials specializing in transgressive feminism, and the witch’s lens of the occult.  My first day living in Brooklyn (the first time), I was 23 years old and naively charmed by Bedford Avenue. On my stroll […]

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Poisonous Nostalgia: A Pagan Witch’s Guide to Burying ‘The Craft’ Cult

Nostalgia is a powerful thing. It’s a thing that makes you answer the phone when you see an ex-love’s name pop up, and you meet that person again remembering all the reasons why you stopped talking in the first place. It makes you long for certain fashions or styles that you remember being so attractive and […]

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