Posts tagged "kink"

Study: 50 Shades Of Grey “Perpetuates” Abusive Relationships

50 Shades Of Grey is still a thing people are talking about, I guess?  But the latest news isn’t casting rumors for the big screen adaption of E.L. James’ kinky…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Our Biggest Regrets About College Sex

College! It’s all about exposure to new ideas, learning skills for your future career, and, oh yeah, ceaseless romantic floundering. After high school, higher education is likely the last time…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: Feminism Deserves Better Than “Sex-Negative Vs. Sex-Positive”

As a feminist, kinky person and sex commentator, I am the target audience for Jillian Horowitz’s xoJane essay “I’m a Sex-Negative Feminist” — and that’s exactly the point. Part of…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | July 11, 2013 - 1:00 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

The Soapbox: On Abuse Within Kink (Or This One Time Some Really Bad Stuff Happened To Me)

Recently I went home with a kinky man after our first date. The experience phased in and out of being consensual throughout the night. I distinctly left his apartment feeling…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2013 - 2:00 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

9 Sex Toys To Try This Valentine’s Day

We all know from Cupid and Hallmark and Victoria’s Secret that Valentine’s Day is supposed to be the sexiest, sultriest, panty-droppingest day in existence.
We also know that’s not actually going…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2013 - 8:00 am

The 6 Geekiest Sex Toys Ever

We live in the sexiest time ever. For most of history, condoms were hollowed-out sheep guts, “getting lucky” meant not contracting a plague, and the more insane religions insisted that…

Cracked | January 30, 2013 - 11:50 am

Girl Talk: What I Learned At An Orgy

I didn’t physically prepare for my first orgy. My husband and I talked about boundaries and asked the friends who invited us about party etiquette. But I didn’t put much…

Amanda Goldberg | January 24, 2013 - 12:00 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, 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

A “Real” Vampire Talks About Drinking Blood, The “Twilight” Films

Pardon my ignorance, but I was not aware that there were people who called themselves vampires. Even being A Person Who Is On The Internet All The Time, this had…

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2012 - 12:20 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

True Story: I Can Be A Kinky Feminist & A Messy Human Being

A few years ago ….

Today, in 2012, I avoid him as much as I can. But my friend (?) Richard used to joke (?) that I only…

Clarisse Thorn | November 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Phone Sex Operator Sabrina Morgan Talks Kinky Sex, Dirty Talk Tips & Melon Humpers

Be honest: “For A Good Time, Call …” has made you just a tiny bit curious about what it’s like to work a phone sex line. Is it just pervs…

Jessica Wakeman | September 6, 2012 - 3:00 pm

5 Myths About Kinky Sex From “50 Shades Of Grey”

As someone who has identified as kinky for over a decade, both professionally and personally, I have to admit I was absolutely appalled when the 50 Shades trilogy first hit the mainstream. I read… | August 11, 2012 - 1:30 pm

NOFX’s Fat Mike Talks His BDSM Lifestyle, Persecution For Being Kinky

“I haven’t always been open but I always felt lucky that there was something in my life that I felt passionate about. I think most people don’t feel that way…

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2012 - 1:40 pm