Sarah Van Arsdale: I Was A Lesbian WriterJune 2014
What happens when a nice, middle-aged, straight woman writer writes lesbian lit.
Nadja Tesich: On SeductionFebruary 2014
Do you speak French? No? You ought to, just a bit.
The Science of SexDecember 2013
The journalist on researching lust, the myth of female monogamy, and why “voyeurism is essential to good writing.”
Interior LivesMay 2013
The award-winning novelist on the fluidity of sexuality, the intersections of art and selfishness, and her most recent book, The Woman Upstairs.
Sex & DeathFebruary 2013
Matt Korvette of the punk band Pissed Jeans on pain, fashion fetishes, and redirecting the male gaze
James M. Decker: Henry Miller’s Pyrrhic VictoryOctober 2012
Banned Books Week: Though Miller defeated censorship, his work was misunderstood and cartoonishly simplified
Juliet Jacques: XXXora’s Newer GenderJune 2012
A London artist explores third-sex identity through pop culture icons from Michael Jackson to Margaret Thatcher.
The World Without YouJune 2012
He’s mopping at his pelvis with a wadded-up tissue, and then he’s mopping her up as well. Already the backs of her thighs are caking up.