Eros

By Keith | Eros is a natural, sensual, often dark, creative, arousal instinct that predates the modern ego. From the editor of Notice Magazine.

Sensory Experiences Vs. Spirituality

<i>Q. I have become curious about desire and eros in my life. I am a person who feels strong energies in my body such as heat, pleasure and a kind of</i> …

Spirituality

Sexy, erotic, risqué and fun

<b>Lifestyle – The Galway Burlesque Festival has attracted acts from Australia, Japan, Norway, France and the UK. And, as Judy Murphy finds out, the</b> …

The business of pleasure

EscortLead<p>of<p>╳<p>exit<p>Local Business<p>Some jobs you never see advertised. Think Hollywood actor, astronaut, adventurer. They're also the kind of professions …

Love

It’s About Time TV Let Ladies Seize Their Sexuality

In a world where the male gaze reigns triumphant and the patriarchy looms over us all, it’s hard to find television series that allow women to take …

TV

This Tibetan Nun Had A Sexual Awakening After An Ayurvedic Massage In India & Is Now A Fetish Queen

There's a lot of strange goings on in the world - There's birds that sound like chainsaws, there's MSG, you know the drill. But if I had to choose …

Buddhism

Feminist Porn Workshop, Doc Screening From Taboo Tabou Puts Women First

The Lakeview adult shop is screening "XConfessions," a series of empowering erotic short films.

Feminism

Third-Rail Erotica

EACH ERA GETS the erotica it deserves. Ours is <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>, with its pornified capitalism, BDSM lite, and <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> sex toy line …

Writing erotica isn’t as easy as you think. Here’s a 12-point manual on getting it right

Let’s stop mistaking smut for erotica, and let’s stop debating whether erotica is pornography. As someone who consciously operates within the genre …

Western Philosophy

Shibari Is A Beautiful Form Of Japanese Bondage — & It Demands Respect

For the average person who dabbles in bondage, adding a pair of handcuffs to their sex life is just a fun way to mix things up. For those who practice shibari, a specific type of Japanese rope bondage, it's not just BDSM — it's an art form.<p>Shibari is a Japanese word that literally means "to tie," …

Fine Art

This I Love Dick Episode Will Change the Way You Think About Women’s Sex Lives

In the fifth episode of <i>I Love Dick</i>, Jill Soloway’s new Amazon series based on Chris Kraus’s cult feminist novel, Chris (Kathryn Hahn) tells us a very …

Books

Eimear McBride: ‘I’m generally left cold by art with no sex in it’

In art and literature, why is the study of sexuality relegated to a lesser status than an exploration of emotions? And why are good sex scenes notoriously difficult to write?<p>I’m generally left a bit cold by art with no sex in it. Not that every work of art need preoccupy itself with meditations on …

Books

The Emancipation of the MILF

About six years ago, Claire Dederer realized she had a problem. The problem had to do with sex. It had to do with desire. It had to do with being a …

Eros

Eros was the Greek god of love, or more precisely, passionate and physical desire. Without warning he selects his targets and forcefully strikes at …

Ancient History

Sofia Hayat turns Allah Maa, teaches the world about "sacred orgasms" and "divine sex"

Sofia Hayat—model, actress, singer, nun, and what not. Describing this multi-ambitious lady is very difficult because she is shelved with so many …

Spirituality

Divulging the Erotic Secrets of Self-Taught Artists

Mixed media and wood works by Steve Ashby (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)A passionate horticulturist who worked in a bakery, the late …

Tantra and Sacred Sexuality by John Maxwell Taylor

Their Book Of Revelations

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows<p>By Balli Kaur Jaswal<p>HarperCollins | Pages:320 | Rs. 485<p>Not a big fan of erotica by Indian writers, I was in two …

A woman’s limitless desire ‘more erotic than Kamasutra’

A pleasant kind of heavy and other erotic stories by Aranyani (pseudonym) is one of the most modern erotic offerings to emerge from the subcontinent. …

Relationships

'Visceral' Is a Trip Through the Dark Side of Eroticism (NSFW)

For some, erotic art is about as saucy as it gets. But for those of you with more niche interests and a flair for the most-taboo elements of erotica, …

Women in Tech

Radicalism Begins in the Body

May 10, 2017<p>25 Min read time<p>Junot Díaz interviews science fiction writer Samuel R. Delany about what it means to be an aging sex radical and why he …

Popular Fiction

On Desire and Disease

NOT LONG AGO, while walking through the halls of the hospital where I work, I overheard a conversation that made me cringe. A pediatrician was …

Life Sciences

How I Love Dick lustily celebrates the art of female desire

The premise of <i>I Love Dick</i> — Amazon's new series, released on Friday — sounds like the alt-right's fever dream: A hardcore feminist artist gets …

What it's like to be in an amateur webcam sex couple

Meeting the people making serious money by having sex with their partners online.<p><b>On a sagging blue sofa</b> in a harshly-lit room, a topless woman sits next to her partner, his hands inside her pants as she writhes in pleasure. Their foreplay has lasted around four hours, from nipple play to blowjobs, …

I Went To A Weed Play Party & Dear Lord Did I Have Fun

I'm what the weed industry folks call a "cannabist." It's a far more compassionate word for a marijuana enthusiast than "pothead." I also enjoy and attend "play" (read: sex) parties. As many people know from experience, cannabis can pair perfectly with sex, so I was stoked when I learned about …

Cannabis

A Complete Digitization of Eros Magazine: The Controversial 1960s Magazine on the Sexual Revolution

Last year we told you about the digitization of <i>Avant Garde</i> magazine, a short-lived but influential 1960s magazine, which featured lithographs by John …

Cool Stuff

Inside the Skyrim sex modding community where almost no taboo is off limits

We expected to find vampire erotica but discovered a more troubling scene with very few rules.

This Amateur Porn Film Festival Will Make You Blush, Squirm & Feel Horny All At Once

After just having finished watching Rashida Jones' new Netflix series <i>Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On</i> where the film crew carefully dissects all parts of …

The Truth About Sex in Ancient Greece

An exhibition at the British Museum promises to lift the lid on what beauty meant for the ancient Greeks. But while we gaze at the serene marble …

Trump Erotica: How Smut Is Getting Political Again

With titles like "Alternative Fucks" and gay sex scenes involving the VP in a restaurant bathroom, sex writers are joining the resistance<p>With titles …

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