All posts tagged sexual

Issues of Attraction: From Curtis Pritchard to Paul Hollywood

Amongst the many embarrassments, humiliations and accidents of my life, one key factor has prevailed in all of them: my taste in men. I have to confess, dear reader, that […]

I am a broken woman with a dark secret that has to be held together so that no one else I love dies (except for me)

I went to my therapist to say that I’m queer She said she deals with Muslim men and their homosexual desires And I said ‘little boys’ — On a tv […]

I no longer want any labels- My Sexuality

I think from a young age we are told to have a label, to know who we are by identifying as something. For me, I had identified as Straight, then […]

Is the six-month milestone important?

First kisses, levels of sexual intimacy, and so on are all moments that we reminisce throughout a relationship but what about the half way mark- the six-month milestone? Recently, myself […]

No Sex, No Problem!

Everything is about sex these days. You can’t even open a magazine without seeing an advertisement with a half-naked woman (which says something about our treatment of women in media, […]

The Key to Consent

I said yes. I said yes when I should have said no. I said yes when I should have stopped and thought to myself, is this actually something I want? […]

Perfume & The Forgotten Artists

Whilst attending Somerset House’s Perfume: A Sensory Journey through Contemporary Scent, I couldn’t tell if I was being treated to a sensory journey, or if I’d just paid nine quid […]

The British Museum presents: The American (Unobtainable?) Dream

The American nation, currently in a politically frenzied state not that dissimilar from our own, still unfortunately showcases yet also battles scenarios of racism, feminism, and many more “isms”. The […]

Patricia Highsmith’s Little Tales of Misogyny- Little Tales for Nasty Women

Now don’t be fooled by the title, Highsmith’s short story collection doesn’t paint pictures of rotten men, and victim women. Instead Highsmith creates a sweetshop’s worth of lurid, eccentric, strange, […]