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What You Missed at SXSW

What You Missed at SXSW

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Politics surrounding race, class and gender were at the center of this year’s South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas.

Love, But Not Sex

Love, But Not Sex

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

While Valentine's Day can be annoying for just about everyone, it brings about its own challenges for people who identify on the asexual spectrum.

Why Can I Only Express My Sexuality During Halloween?

Why Can I Only Express My Sexuality During Halloween?

By Shraddha Bhavesh Jajal, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Why is it okay for women to express their sexuality through their clothing during Halloween, but not during the other 364 days of the year?

James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Considering his own history of questioned sexuality, James Franco's casting as famed LGBT-turned-Christian Michael Glatze was perfect.

Feminism Revisited in X-Plicit Art

Feminism Revisited in X-Plicit Art

By Emily Conklin, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Maccarone's new exhibit "Coming to Power: 25 Years of Sexually X-­Plicit Art by Women," revisits a famed feminist collection with 25 years' worth of additions that explores the themes of sexuality within femininity.

High Plastic Surgery Rates Are a Malignant Side-Effect of Porn Industry

High Plastic Surgery Rates Are a Malignant Side-Effect of Porn Industry

By Cara Zambrano, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

By succumbing to plastic surgery, young women accept that their partners' sexual pleasure is more important than their own.

‘Straight’ Explores a Modern Gay Identity

‘Straight’ Explores a Modern Gay Identity

By Grace Rogers, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

"STRAIGHT" at the Acorn Theatre explores sexuality through a love triangle.

‘SLUT’ Horrifyingly Mirrors Reality

‘SLUT’ Horrifyingly Mirrors Reality

By Willa Tellekson-Flash, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

"SLUT" The Play gives a vulgar and important message about sexuality.

Planned Parenthood hopes to expand sex ed conversation

Planned Parenthood hopes to expand sex ed conversation

By Kati Garrity, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under City News, News

The Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund hosted a discussion and Q & A on the state of sexuality education policy.

Media must portray reality of female sensuality

Media must portray reality of female sensuality

By Leah Simon, Contributing Columnist

November 13, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It is time for a conversation on female sexuality, starting with a fair portrayal in film.

Christina’s Case: Privacy scarce in porn industry

Christina’s Case: Privacy scarce in porn industry

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The New York Times published an editorial on privacy as it pertains to individuals with careers in pornography. The article is in response to the media commotion surrounding the Duke University freshman who recently revealed details of her life as a porn star. Written by Stoya, another adult film a...