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Erotic Fan Fiction on Twitter
The heat at last night’s erotic fan fiction bubbled over onto Twitter as people who saw it needed to let off steam.
@katiemelb came away with a new opinion of a children’s classic after it was re-imagined. She tweeted “Charlotte’s Web will never be the same after @mariekehardy’s Wilbur/Charlotte fanfiction at @wheelercentre tonight. Some pig, indeed. ;)”
MissTruex managed to beat the TV to…
BHL on DSK
After former IMF chief and ex-presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn was accused of rape at the beginning of last week, the most public of France’s public intellectuals sprang to his aid. Writing in the Daily Beast, Bernard-Henri Lévy, or BHL as he’s known in France, condemned the presumption of guilt inferred in media coverage of the alleged rape of a hotel maid in New York…
“Our Crazy, Crazy Pornographic Culture”
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“We are in a crazy, crazy pornographic culture, and for that we need extreme measures, and I can’t think of anything better than radical feminism for that.” During her recent visit to Australia, academic, activist and social critic Dr Gail Dines stirred strong debate with her radical feminist position.
Particularly controversial is her critique of the pervasive influence pornography wields…
The Big Gay Week on video
From Helen Razer speaking on gay culture and the arts to Tom Cho talking about his story of coming out, our Big Gay Week last week covered a lot of ground. Here’s a selection of three videos of our Big Gay Week events.
In her Lunchbox/Soapbox talk, Helen Razer questions the ghettoisationof gay identity in the arts. In Coming Out Stories, five speakers share…
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