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Sexual trend spotting makes for big business. Want to give it a try yourself?...– A trend spotter’s guide to female desire My latest at Daily Life.
To play a beautiful song for two people or a thousand is the same song, and the...– Seth Godin: Don’t Expect Applause
Love this interview with my friend Danielle Meder. →
At ‘It’s OK For Intellectual Feminists To Like Fashion’. Swoon.
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Mirror Self Shot of Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring”. (Rawz via Something Changed) Most articles on sugar daddies? Yawn. Laurie Penny on sugar daddies? Actually interesting: Frantic ads like this did not begin with the global downturn, nor with the Internet. You can find them in the back pages of newspapers, scrawled on toilet walls, probably even etched on stones flung into rivers by...
Guest post: Feminism with benefits is not equal
This is a guest post is by Tonya Vrba, a passionate writer, whose commentary and reporting on health, career and dating issues has been published on various blogs and newspapers. You can learn more about Tonya’s work here. Last week I rode my bike to the gas station. As I hadn’t ridden it since the beginning of winter, the tires were as flat as I had ever seen them. At the station, I...
From birth we’re taught that we’re owed a beautiful girl. We all think of...– David Wong, 5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained to Hate Women (via chirart)
The sex may be "awkward", but Girls' more... →
Hannah’s parents are rich enough to have footed the bill for her to live in New York without pay for two years. But! She works in an industry where no one will actually pay her. But! She could always at least apply for other jobs during the day, while freelancing/working on her novel during the evenings. So, how to make sense of the economics of HBO’s Girls? My latest at Daily Life.
That’s never been my focus. My sister was always very motherly,...– Zooey Deschanel on motherhood.
European interviewees wanted: book on sex, culture...
Today I fly back to London after 5 weeks travelling the US and Canada doing interviews for my book (click the link for more info). In that time I’ve hit up Washington DC, Baltimore, the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill research triangle, Asheville, NYC, Boston, various parts of Maine, Toronto, Winsdor, Detroit, a frat house in rural Ohio, Maui, LA, the Bay Area, Portland, Seattle and finally...
Perhaps it is that fact that asexuality is, for many, so unfathomable that makes...– Life Without Sex: The Third Phase of the Asexuality Movement The Atlantic has been one of my favourite magazines ever since I was introduced to it as wee think tank intern. Today I have a story on their website, looking at some of the issues I’ll be exploring in my book, through the lens of...