Bi-bi Baby – Let’s Talk About Bisexuality So, let's talk about bisexuality - in a real way, without some glib quotation by a gross-ass filmmaker that was tired by the time I came out back in '02.

So, let’s talk about bisexuality – in a real way, without some glib quotation by a gross-ass filmmaker that was tired by the time I came out back in ’02.   Firstly, waaay back in 1948, Dr. Alfred Kinsey (Irish … Continue reading Bi-bi Baby – Let’s Talk About Bisexuality So, let’s talk about bisexuality – in a real way, without some glib quotation by a gross-ass filmmaker that was tired by the time I came out back in ’02.

Thoughts on ‘Cat Person’ (no, not the Bowie song) Maia Mathieu shares her views on the short story published by The New Yorker that went viral this week.

“Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.” ― G.K. Chesterton The New Yorker published a short story ‘Cat Person’ this week. Spoilers: it’s … Continue reading Thoughts on ‘Cat Person’ (no, not the Bowie song) Maia Mathieu shares her views on the short story published by The New Yorker that went viral this week.

Paint the Sheets Red “Paint the sheets red!” he screamed as I climbed into bed.

Spoiler Alert: the title does, in fact, refer to period sex. Like it or leave it, that’s the sex-ed you’re getting. When I first started dating my boyfriend, I declined some dinner-and-drinks dates because of my period. When eventually the … Continue reading Paint the Sheets Red “Paint the sheets red!” he screamed as I climbed into bed.

The Collegiate Kinkster, part II: Let Me Be Your Fantasy Your imagination - that powerful, private little theatre between your ears - is the most potent aphrodisiac.

“The deal with sexual fantasy is that it’s pretend. And when a fantasy is acted out, it’s done so between and among consenting adults.” — Cheryl Strayed Shame. Judgement. Fear. There’s nothing that kills a sexy thought or encounter stone-dead … Continue reading The Collegiate Kinkster, part II: Let Me Be Your Fantasy Your imagination – that powerful, private little theatre between your ears – is the most potent aphrodisiac.

Feminist Film Series: The Male Gaze "You are a woman with a man inside watching a woman. You are your own voyeur.”

“Male fantasies, male fantasies, is everything run by male fantasies? Up on a pedestal or down on your knees, it’s all a male fantasy: that you’re strong enough to take what they dish out, or else too weak to do … Continue reading Feminist Film Series: The Male Gaze “You are a woman with a man inside watching a woman. You are your own voyeur.”

Communication, Consent and Confidence: Get the SHIFT Sex is pleasure, and pleasure is a renewable resource.

SHIFT Day is one of four campaigns the Student Union have this year to spread awareness about ‘Sexual Health Information For Trinity.’ When students come to Trinity, they can be sexually active for the first time, and the Welfare Office … Continue reading Communication, Consent and Confidence: Get the SHIFT Sex is pleasure, and pleasure is a renewable resource.

Swift Justice There was Bad Blood in the courtroom when Taylor Swift countersued the DJ who groped her back in 2015. Her legal victory contributes to the important conversation about rape culture and bodily autonomy: Maia Mathieu explains why we can’t just Shake It Off.

It sounds like something out of a crime drama: a pop star is groped at a meet ‘n greet, and then the groper turns around to sue his victim for defamation of character.  But this isn’t the latest Law & … Continue reading Swift Justice There was Bad Blood in the courtroom when Taylor Swift countersued the DJ who groped her back in 2015. Her legal victory contributes to the important conversation about rape culture and bodily autonomy: Maia Mathieu explains why we can’t just Shake It Off.