Articles about 'sexuality'

Why are bisexual TV characters such complete jerks?

Bisexual characters remain rare on our TV screens, but D H Kelly notices that when they do appear, they are overwhelmingly sketchy and occasionally villainous

D H Kelly // 29 November 2017

Categories: Reviews, Television

How to be a feminist porn director

Laura Elias Casas interviews two women porn industry figures about where, how and why feminism fits in

Laura Elias Casas // 30 July 2017

Categories: Features, Interviews, Sex and Relationships

Outdated information is a threat to asylum seekers

Incorrect information has been harming people seeking asylum in the UK on the grounds of sexual orientation. Megan Stodel warns there could be more outdated and weak evidence being used

Megan Stodel // 16 May 2017

Categories: Blog

Fantasies and politics

Rita Suszek is engaged and disturbed by Louise Orwin’s show about sexual desire and sexual violence at Camden People’s Theatre

Rita Suszek // 8 May 2017

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Can tech empower female sexuality?

Sex tech may threaten to enforce damaging cultures of male entitlement but is also paving way for the women’s movement, writes Monica Karpinski

Monica Karpinski // 23 December 2016

Categories: Blog

The F-Word stage blog: November 2016

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in November

Lissy Lovett // 8 November 2016

Categories: Blog

In praise of hook up sites

Zoe Russell finds that hook up sites work perfectly for her, but worries that the stigma stops others from enjoying them

Zoe Russell // 18 May 2016

Categories: Blog

Ursula Martinez builds a wall

Rita Suszek considers the performance Free Admission and finds it a display of agency, humanity and wit

Rita Suszek // 15 February 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

A guide to bisexuality in Britain can’t come soon enough

D H Kelly discusses the position of bisexual women and a crowd-funded book which might make a difference

D H Kelly // 9 November 2015

Categories: Blog

Why there aren’t any straight women

Megan Stodel isn't straight, but she believes there are some women out there who are; here, she explains her controversial and seemingly science-defying position

Megan Stodel // 8 November 2015

Categories: Blog

Discussing sexuality without reinforcing patriarchy

D H Kelly responds to an article which, in discussing the author's own sexuality, risks reinforcing cultural ideas which make many people feel they are sexually abnormal

D H Kelly // 2 October 2015

Categories: Blog

Authenticity in a sci-fi world

D H Kelly watches Sense8 and finds a realistic depiction of human sexuality

D H Kelly // 18 August 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

Thank fuck, it’s Tuesday

Praising Sophie Hyde's debut feature, Sophie Mayer asserts you will never look at a Tuesday in quite the same way

Sophie Mayer // 4 August 2015

Categories: Films, Reviews

A life for themselves

Sasha Garwood attends the preview of a forthcoming three-part BBC serial telling the story of the Bloomsbury group and sisters, writer, Virginia Woolf and, artist, Vanessa Bell

Sasha Garwood // 21 July 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

Girls and the city

Ania Ostrowska recommends The Group, a cinematic grandmother of Sex and the City and its cousins

Ania Ostrowska // 6 April 2015

Categories: Films, Reviews

A ray of hope from the UK Border Agency

LGB women face immense barriers when attempting to claim asylum in the UK. A new document suggests progress could be made, but as Megan Stodel writes, only if the guidance is followed

Megan Stodel // 22 February 2015

Categories: Blog

New review: Masters of Sex

Ailsa Bristow looks at the second season of Masters of Sex and finds an approach to sexual awareness that is unashamedly political and unafraid of challenging viewers. This review contains...

Holly Combe // 13 November 2014

Categories: Blog

“All taboos feel dangerous until they’re broken”

Ailsa Bristow looks at the second season of Masters of Sex and finds an approach to sexual awareness that is unashamedly political and unafraid of challenging viewers

Ailsa Bristow //

Categories: Reviews, Television

Sex, lies and statistics

As the Guardian publishes its British Sex Survey 2014, D H Kelly looks at some unlikely statistics and their influence on women's attitude to their own sexuality

D H Kelly // 30 September 2014

Categories: Blog

A closet heterosexual? Discovering my sexuality

I'd like to share my sexuality with you, or the lack of it. Currently, I identify as aromantic and asexual.

D. T. Dragon // 4 September 2014

Categories: Blog

The F-Word goes to EdFringe

The F-Word is back in Edinburgh for the Fringe Festival. In this post, we review shows about vaginas, Christianity, Tourette's syndrome and Greek myths

Various Authors // 13 August 2014

Categories: Theatre

Polarised: An upcoming documentary on LGBTQ+ mental health in London

This is a guest post by Charlie Smoke. Charlie is a 23-year-old writer based in North London; he is currently writing his first novel. There is a silent epidemic within...

Guest Blogger // 19 June 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: The X-Files

Following on from Sara Yasin’s retrospective look back at Dawson’s Creek, Melissa Dunne revisits The X-Files and discovers a few feminist sticking points. Content note: Contains a discussion of attitudes...

Holly Combe // 18 May 2014

Categories: Blog

One step forward, two steps behind

Following on from Sara Yasin's retrospective look back at Dawson's Creek, Melissa Dunne revisits The X-Files and discovers a few feminist sticking points

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Categories: Reviews, Television

New review: Angel Haze

Sexuality and survival – Joanna Whitehead swoons over Angel Haze Content note: ‘Cleaning Out my Closet’ (linked to in the first mention of the song) contains a descriptive account of...

Holly Combe // 11 May 2014

Categories: Blog

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