South Asians have a complex history with anti-Blackness and we need to confront and dismantle it for collective liberation. South Asia has a ...
South Asians have a complex history with anti-Blackness and we need to confront and dismantle it for collective liberation. South Asia has a rampant anti-Black racism problem. I know both from experience and by being a witness to it. Everyone knows about the skin bleaching creams that are so popular in Asia, but the racism… Continue Reading
My body is the beautiful, celibate temple that it was destined to be. Aromantic moments happen, but my truest gratification comes in many forms. This essay contains discussions of sexual violence and mentions molestation By Janyce Denise Glasper “You’re going to make someone very happy one day,” a friend said often, so often that this… Continue Reading
Taking nude photos of myself gave me a sense of empowerment in reclaiming my body for myself only, shifting the power from my rapists back to me. By Chaney Williams This essay contains discussions of sexual assault and emotional abuse and mentions r/pe My relationship with taking nude photos has gone from being laced with… Continue Reading
Kink granted me the bodily autonomy I needed—I didn’t have to be an object of fetish or ridicule, I could be sexy on my own terms. By E Young The first time I had sex as a teen I was relieved that someone found me desirable. I know now that it was an all-too-typical case of… Continue Reading
Not seeing fat people represented sends a message that fat bodies aren’t desirable. That couldn’t be further from the truth. By Mayra Mejia Let’s face it. Most of us (consenting, adult) fat folks have and enjoy sex. But oftentimes in the sex industry, the only plus-size representation is presented as a fetish. While fetishes can… Continue Reading
Mixed-ish puts forth a very narrow, self-centered, and unimaginative interpretation of what it means to be multicultural or multi-racial. By ...
LGBTQ+ folks should never have to settle on conditional acceptance. We cannot splice or erase our identities to assuage the feelings of cisgender ...
She may be trying to become the next queen of the gays, but Swift will remain an erstwhile “Aryan goddess” until she forcefully proves otherwise. ...