On August 11, 2015, the Amnesty International's International Council Meeting passed a resolution to a policy protecting the human rights of sex workers.
World’s Worst Sex Advice: Why You Shouldn’t Believe Everything You Read! Ever been told not to have sex too soon? To put your phone in a drawer where you can’t hear it? Bleach your hooha to match your beige pumps? Stay together for the kids? How bad sex and dating advice leads to downhill relationships faster than you can say botox.
“Oh, shit.” I had just met a perfect guy on Match that I already knew from the sex club. What was becoming of my life. Worlds collided.
A new book by Sheril Kirshenbaum explores what our lips are telling us, and how we can listen to the animals of our bodies.
Surprising research seeks to debunk porn-addiction myths, and highlights the benefits of enjoying adult videos. But is that really all that's at stake in this conversation?
New anti-sex worker legislation bill could upend all of the progress made by Bedford v. Canda.
After Canada’s revolutionary decriminalization bill that passed in January of this year, the tidal wave of conversation around whether or not to make buying sex illegal in various countries.
Do women in long-term relationships with each other really wither at the vine? “Lesbians love love,” Felice Newman said to me over the phone one beautiful August morning. “But we also wanna fuck!”
“Please do not continue to make the mistake you have made in the past of ignoring the voices of minority communities. Listen. Listen to the women who have for so long been silenced. Listen to their thoughts and their needs. Only then can we achieve solidarity and true progress within our movement.” –Belle Knox, Duke University porn star.
This week we’ve paired up with Cleis Press to bring a special giveaway to Slixa readers and erotica purveyors alike!
Slixa signs on as Title Sponsor of the Feminist Porn Awards! Since the beginning, it has been a part of our mission to support and celebrate organizations, events and movements that we feel not only work in direct support of the community we serve, but also catalyze exciting new conversations and innovate evolutionary approaches to the industry as a whole.
Jennifer Saunders picks up the slack to pen the much-anticipated Absolutely Fabulous movie.
New statistics released by Porn Hub show that Americans watch porn longer than any other country in the world.
Thanks to the belief in the Nordic Model, clients of sex workers are being fined, publicly shamed, sent to "john schools" or even thrown in jail. This model, which criminalizes the purchase of sex work but not the sale, is held up as the best example of how to help women in the sex industry. What is the actual impact, though, and why are so many sex workers angry about this move?
Esquire published an article not too long ago heralding the merits of getting down, doing drugs, and staying up into the wee hours of the night. But on what terms?
But perhaps not for the reasons you might think. Meet Hunter Moore: proprietor of the now non-existent Is Anyone Up, a website that was once dedicated entirely to publishing revenge porn.
Science is pushing a new concept: sex regret. Is it based in fact, or just another agenda on the nation's sex policing policies?
Porn Hub delves deep into the nation's masturbation habits. And for today’s discussion, we pulled statistics from Jezebel and Porn Hub to determine which days of the week people masturbated the least.
This new film by Nicole Holofcener has critics and audiences alike questioning their bodies, relationships, and romantic histories. Enough Said Says More Than Enough!
Long a household name in erotica and sex writing, Rachel Kramer Bussel is lauded for her many stories, essays, and classes. July Westhale delves deep as Rachel tours the country on her Erotica 101 Tour.
How "Feminist" is Neo-Burlesque? Where do various performers draw the line between strippers, sex workers, and contemporary burlesque dancers? Between "art," entertainment, and pornography? How did burlesque suddenly become more mainstream in the last decade? And what does it mean for the state of women's empowerment in 2014? This article features interviews with Akynos, Miss Sugarpuss, and Lulu les Belles Mirettes, three fierce burlesquers who discuss their thoughts on some of these questions.
Utah, a state that rarely makes the news for anything nontraditional, has made national headlines this week as recent rulings in the Kody Brown case challenge the Beehive State’s polygamy laws.
The "Extreme Makeover: Fuck Mattress Edition," by artist Bryan Saunders (and friends) has provided laughs, but are people seeing the true perks of such a project? Street-based sex workers benefited from this project, even if it wasn't intended
In an historic ruling that took place on December 20th, 2013, Canada’s Supreme Court struck down anti-prostitution laws, ringing in a huge victory for sex workers’ rights groups all over the country.
Another HIV scare, the third of this year, has porn stars and producers alike reeling.