There is a safe space that fanfiction provides for autonomy and feminism through an exploration of kink and sensuality, dominated by the written word.Read More
Barring Ladykiller in a Bind from Steam begs the question for Valve: When is explicit material acceptable for a work of art, and when is it too explicit? When is adult content too adult?Read More
Milo Manara Uses His Sexy Artist Powers For Good in His First Dark Horse Cover For Grindhouse: Drive In, Bleed Out
Yes, that Milo Manara.
You may remember Milo Manara from such internet controversies as "Holy hell that's an inappropriate cover for Spider-Woman" and "oh dear, he doesn't understand why." You may also remember us discussing how we felt Manara's work was beautiful when displayed in better context. Well he's put his particular skills to work for Dark Horse for the first time with a cover for Alex de Campi's Grindhouse: Drive In, Bleed Out and we've got your exclusive, NSFW reveal.Read More
I've fallen (for you) and I can't get up!
You can take your Christian Grey and shove him: No Goodbye is the new socially acceptable erotic plane-read.Read More
How are you ... besides ILLEGAL?
I was a person for whom puberty hit hard and early, and while I had available to me a fair bit of Our Bodies, Ourselves-level information about how all these new and terrifying parts worked, I was left in the lurch about their practical applications.Read More
Amazon has had a rocky history with censorship and apparent censorship. There was the time that they took a great number of books regarding homosexuality out of their sales ranking system, flagging them "Adult content" without regard to their actual sexual content (included were "children's books, self-help books, non-fiction, and non-explicit fiction"). And there was the time that they caved to public pressure and stopped selling a book on pedophilia, while maintaining that despite their actions they did not condone censorship. Now, Amazon.com appears to have pulled a number of self-published fictional erotica titles from its virtual shelves because they are incest-themed. Not only have they pulled them from sale, they have also deleted them from the Kindles of any user who purchased them. This has gone largely unnoticed, except, of course, by the authors and readers of the books. The biggest problem with this, if it is true, is that Amazon just finished a lawsuit last year where it agreed, in legally binding terms, that deletions would only occur because of "failed credit card transactions, judicial orders, malware, or the permission of the user."Read More