Matt Korvette of the punk band Pissed Jeans on pain, fashion fetishes, and redirecting the male gaze
The training camp where Stasi once learned to catch secrets with sex is a now free-love commune. But even free love isn’t easy. Meet a radical community’s jealous lovers.
Jonny Negron speaks about drawing characters of eroticism, mythology, and contemporary fashion.
Some stories of love, passion, and sex to get you through the winter.
Guest fiction editor Roxane Gay introduces this issue’s erotica.
Claire Messud and novelist Ariel Sands (the alias for an internationally known nonfiction writer) discuss S&M in literature, the glorification of obsessive love, and whether there’s a feminist defense of submissiveness.