The pleasure of antici… pation

In twenty-first century society, instant gratification is becoming more and more commonplace. We hear a song and we can download it straight away, fashion in magazines can be bought online with a few clicks... but what about sex? Do today's women really want it big, hard and now, or is there a hidden pleasure in... Continue Reading →

Guest Blogger: Nobody’s unicorn

Ever since I was a little girl, I've had erotic fantasies in which I was captured and tied up, and been subjected to various indignities, often involving scanty outfits. I tried to play these games with little boys that I knew, but they just didn't get it. Eventually I figured out I should stop sharing... Continue Reading →

Bisexuality: Myths and lazy journalism

Yesterday I had the misfortune of reading Daniel Warner's dreadful piece for the Huffington Post, entitled Bisexuality: Is It Fun, Non Committal or Just Plain Greedy? It contains so many bisexual myths and clichés that I started to wonder if the Huffington Post does any quality control whatsoever. Apparently, not only can bi people not... Continue Reading →

Fashion Theory: Foucault and discourse

Part 4 of a 6-part series on aspects of fashion theory, specifically cultural studies and object analysis. Written partly to reassure myself that I do understand the concepts and partly to help clarify things for others, this post is based on notes I took during a lecture at London College of Fashion by Dr Agnès... Continue Reading →

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