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Real Talk: On Literary Erotica, Part 2

This edition of Real Talk — read Part 1 here — delves deep into the seduction that is literary erotica. This week I’m joined by two popular writers within the genre, as…

Avital Norman Nathman | August 29, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Radical Feminist Interview On Thought Catalog Takes Potshot At Sex-Positive Feminism & Kink, Questions Consent

Last night, I was reading a piece on the blog Thought Catalog in which writer Marie Calloway interviewed two young women about the current state of “radical feminism.” I read…

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Study Says BDSM Correlated With Better Mental Health

People who are into kinky sex may be psychologically healthier than those who are not, says a new study. Researchers found that people who were involved in BDSM — bondage, discipline, sadism and masochism…

Huffington Post Weird News | June 9, 2013 - 11:30 am

Somebody At The Vatican Is Downloading BDSM Porn

Look, we’re not saying the Pope has anything to do with this, but somebody at the Vatican is getting their rocks off to some hardcore porn on the job. The…

Julie Gerstein | April 9, 2013 - 4:40 pm

The Soapbox: BDSM Is Not “Consensual Domestic Violence”

I don’t want to write this post.

I really don’t want to write this post.

I really don’t want to write this post because all the…

Jessica Wakeman | March 6, 2013 - 12:00 pm

6 Ways The New York Times (Of All Places) Got It Right About Kinky Sex

The New York Times Style section has gotten the memo: 50 Shades Of Grey is a book the ladies be readin’. Cue interviews with various and sundry New

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Watch The Trailer For “Kink,” James Franco’s Documentary About BDSM Porn

When he wasn’t otherwise occupied writing poems about the president, James Franco has been busily producing a documentary about Kink.com, the premiere web site for BDSM porn. “Kink,” which is…

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Fetishes 101: All The Basics About Having A Sexual Fetish Or Paraphilia

“I have a shopping fetish!”

“I have a total fetish for caramel-covered popcorn — it’s my favorite snack!”

“She watches the Kardashians’ shows because she has

Jessica Wakeman | January 18, 2013 - 11:00 am

Gina The Chimp Only Wants To Watch Porn (And Us Humans Are Rather Fond Of It As Well)

Sometimes I feel bad about wild animals enclosed in zoos. But I feel slightly less bad for Gina, a chimpanzee at the Seville Zoo in Spain, who spends her days…

Jessica Wakeman | January 15, 2013 - 10:20 am

Yes, Master! Harvard Students Now Have A BDSM Sex Club

They have the best and the brightest in the country and now they have a bondage, dominance and sadomasochism club, too.

Harvard University students are in the early…

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2012 - 10:40 am

Couple Divorces Because Husband Won’t Reenact “50 Shades Of Grey”

Here’s a … unique … reason for getting a divorce: a British couple’s split has been prompted by the husband’s unwillingness to reenact the sexy sex from the BDSM erotica…

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Modern Love Tackles One Woman’s Spanking Fetish

The New York Times Style section usually emits more groans from me than cheers. Remember that piece about how bangs are “in”? And how women wear dresses? So I was…

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2012 - 4:20 pm