Book Slut: Sex, Drugs, Art and Oakland In Brontez Purnell’s Johnny Would You Love Me If…?

Everyone in Oakland knows Brontez. If you don’t know Brontez, then you don’t really know Oakland, because he’s somewhat of a legend around these parts. From his days playing punk shows at The Gilman in the locally lauded, scantily clad, mostly pop outfit Gravy Train, to his recent notoriety with the Younger Lovers, his dance […]

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Legacy of the Witch: A Manifesta & Updated Artist Lineup

It’s no coincidence that witches and feminism have received more media attention than ever in the past few years. The concurrent rise of pop culture feminism and female (super)power on screen and online is less about manufactured moves for ratings and clickbait than it is about a return to powerful archetypes of femininity. And within this month alone, […]

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Apostasy Or Being Human: Views From An Ex-Muslim Pakistani-American Feminist

I know I might get shunned by theocrats and conservatives for writing this, but I honestly do not care. The streets of Paris will never feel the same to me after the unfortunate murders at Charlie Hebdo’s headquarters. A grim shadow has been cast over the Eiffel Tower and continues to spread like an infectious […]

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March Slut of the Month: Badaweyah

Our March Slut of the Month is Badaweyah, a bewitching practitioner and teacher of Egyptian dance. We spoke with her about influential women in the art form, belly dance stereotypes, and the similarities between empowerment through dance and through BDSM. When did you begin studying Egyptian dance, and how has your relationship with the art form […]

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Legacy of the Witch: 2 New Performers Added

We’re oh so excited to have Slutist’s Legacy of the Witch festival included in Gothamist’s 20 Cool Things To Do In March. To up the ante, we’ve added two additional performers to the bill, which are sure to bring even higher levels of spellbinding titillation to the stage. Legs Malone Legs Malone is the Girl With […]

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