Great Moments In Historial Sluttery: Free Love and Frankenstein, The Remarkable Life of Mary Shelley

It would be enough to solidify Mary Shelley’s place in history if feminist scholarship added nothing to the story of the woman who wrote Frankenstein at the tender age of twenty and championed the writings of Percy Bysshe Shelley. The scholars who’ve dug deeper into her life reveal a second-generation proto-feminist free thinker whose works […]

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Pure Magical Love: The Work Of Heather Lynn

Heather Lynn is a multidisciplinary artist and gallery owner based in Chicago. A woman who mixes witch craft, pop sensibilities, costume design, dance, tapestry making, playwriting, electronic music, business owning, and sculpture work (to name a few), she also manages to maintain powerful, beautiful friendships and long-term partnerships with other local creatives. Though I can’t […]

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How To Write Erotica, With Rachel Kramer Bussel

Rachel Kramer Bussel is a New York-based author, editor, blogger and event organizer. She has written for numerous publications and has edited more than 40 anthologies, including Anything for You: Erotica for Kinky Couples, Suite Encounters: Hotel Sex Stories, Going Down, Irresistible, Women in Lust, Orgasmic, Fast Girls, Passion, Obsessed, Bottoms Up, Spanked, Tasting Him, […]

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Morgan Claire Sirene’s Raw & Refreshing Feminist Zines

If you made it to Legacy of the Witch this past March, you might have had the pleasure of hearing actress Sara Crow perform a reading of artist/writer Morgan Claire Sirene‘s “Open Letter To Brigitte Bardot.” The text is raw and explicit, emotionally honest and funny — we thought it was a perfect way to open […]

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April Slut of the Month: Pilar Reyes

We’re stoked to feature the brains and bod of writer Pilar Reyes for our April Slut of the Month. Lucky for us, Pilar has explored some down and dirty topics for Slutist over the years, penning pieces about the deadly “whiskey clit” phenomenon, the different genres of “slut,” and the Women Against Feminism movement. She also runs […]

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4U Mag’s Queer, Feminist Take on Beyonce

However you feel about her, there is no denying that Beyonce owns everything, so badass web magazine 4U Mag decided to celebrate her dominance with a queer, feminist take on her legacy and now legendary visual album. Dig into “Bey 4U” for everything Queen Bey including erotica (!!!), pop culture critiques (by 4U Mag’s founder, Slutist […]

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Giving Voice to Our Pagan Past and Present: Pam Grossman on Witches, Women and Pop Occulture

A font of knowledge on mysticism and magick throughout history, Pam Grossman is one of the pre-eminent curators, writers and scholars giving voice to our pagan past and present. Whether declaring 2013 “The Year of The Witch” in The Huffington Post, editing Abraxas: International Journal of Esoteric Studies, or giving riveting presentations on the occult […]

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Lydia Lunch: Just Desert

Polymath provocateur Lydia Lunch has a storied artistic hysterie that should be required reading (and listening) for any radical humanist and sex positive feminist. Unlike some of her No Wave and punk rock peers, Lunch’s recent output just as easily reveals the mesmerically incisive bite that defines her iconic works from decades past. Her latest record, a […]

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Girls Against God @ PS1

Our favorite new feminist publication of 2013 was definitely Bianca Casady and Anne Sherwood Pundyk’s Girls Against God, a visually arresting newsprint magazine with interviews, treatises and pictorials highlighting some of today’s most exciting feminist voices. The collective held a “Wolf Moon Gathering” yesterday at MoMA’s PS1, which included mass rituals, meditations, incantations, readings, sound healings, […]

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