Posts Tagged ‘bdsm’

Sexist Beatdown: Keep Your Fascist Government Off My Boner Edition

Porn! We simply do not discuss it enough, around here, as of late. Also, boners. It's about time we took a good hard (heh) look at these pressing social issues. And so: in this edition of Sexist Beatdown, Join Sady Doyle of Tiger Beatdown and I as we get explicit on anti-establishment boners, the natural [...]

Tomorrow: Academic Kink and Balloon Dinos on Stilts

Worried that tomorrow's Capital Pride Parade won't be enough sex-and-gender related activity for one day? Pass the time before and after with an ad-hoc sexuality conference by day, and gay balloon dinos on stilts by night:

The Morning After: Dangerous Leather Daddy Edition

* This weekend, kick off the D.C. Capital Pride festivities with a leather lesson:
''People might think this is corny or not as serious, but providing an educational day on safe play is primary to the weekend as well,'' says Michael Sessa, founder of the event and president of The Center. ''A lot [...]

The Morning After: Neutral Frowns Edition

* s.e. smith has an excellent discussion of how the "Smile, Baby" phenomenon intersects with both feminism and disability:
My baby mouth was turned down, exactly like my fourth grade mouth, exactly like my mouth right now. That’s because that’s the neutral position for my mouth. . . . People have hassled me about this for [...]

Reader Beatdown: The Pansexual, Polyamorous, BDSM Law School Application

Judgers.

In this edition of Reader Beatdown, Sexist reader and sex activist Martin Quinones talks about how to come out—to law school admissions officers.

I was recently presented with the chance to come out in a way that was risky, honest, and productive. On law school applications, every school asks for a broad personal statement, using a prompt [...]

How to Arouse Your Nude Model: “Wiggle Just Enough”

John Hammack has been modeling nude for 15 years, ever since a guy at the gym spied him naked in the locker room and suggested he start disrobing professionally. In the past decade and a half, Hammack has removed his clothing in front of hundreds of people in the D.C. area. Dude has got stories. [...]

Sexist Interview: Thomas MacAulay Millar on Feminist Men

The role of men in the feminist movement is a constant point of contention on the Sexist.
We most recently revisited the issue yesterday, after a study showed that women who observe public acts of sexism—like sexual harassment against other women—tend to direct more anger at men in general. The study demonstrates (among other things) [...]

Last Week’s Most Popular Blog Posts

Last week on the Sexist:
1. Meghan McCain Schooled, Spanked, Murdered: Political Debate or Snuff Porn?, because Paul Begala BDSM is not what I'd prefer to conjure up with my morning news.

2. 5C Commissioner Gigi Ransom Censured Over "Potential Hate Crime", because local politics can get a little too personal.

3. The Ten Creepiest Paul Rudd Stalking [...]

Are Political Scandals Only Scandalous When Kinky?

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In today's Washington Post, Monica Hesse dismissed the news of Nevada Senator John Ensign's affair with a staffer as . . . not scandalous enough. A crisis management rep provided the money quote, characterizing Ensign as "really vanilla."
But despite the decidedly consensual, un-kinky, over-18, non-prostitutional nature of Ensign's affair, the scandal satisfies the one usual [...]

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