sexuality

The joys of sex

At the British Museum's shunga exhibition, Sarah Jackson discovers that the fantasy world of Japanese erotic art has a more relatable sense of fun than modern pornography ...

Full of Fire: new video from Swedish duo The Knife

"Who takes care of our stories?" Holly shares the first music video from The Knife in six years: a film by visual artist Marit Östberg, focused on images of queer bodies and sexualities and consisting of "a network of fates, fears, cravings, longings, losses, and promises" ...
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Bound to reality

Bound to You follows Nichi Hodgson's journey to become a professional dominatrix, re-writing 50 Shades of Grey with a dose of reality and gender politics, says Josephine Tsui ...

The Personal is Political

What You Really Really Want and Outdated: Why Dating Is Ruining Your Love Life are anti-self-help self-help guides. They challenge the clichéd, patronising and, often, offensive advice which is usually trotted out in this genre. Katherine Wootton reviews their alternative advice, discovering it is still possible to be a feminist while navigating the minefields of dating and sex ...