Sophisticated Pervert

He has exquisitely poor taste. It’s not hard to spot a thinly-veiled affinity for the raunchy and lewd in the very way he carries himself. He’ll agree, subversion has its kicks, but indulgence is his top-priority. He’s probably the bastard son of Dorian Gray and John Waters. I’ve been calling him a “sophisticated pervert” —...

Acid

Zita is an artist from Budapest: “I have a kitschy brand called Mermaid Tea Party. I created this video and the music was by Uffalo Steez and myself,” she explains. Video by Zita Nagy

What Sex Means To Those Who Have Been Sexually Exploited

Sex. To someone who hasn’t been chained in an attic, beaten, strangled, and raped, sex can mean love. Sex can mean pleasure. Sex can mean adventure. Sex can mean children, and family, and more love. Love and pleasure are not what victims of human trafficking equate to the performance of any sexual act.Young girls and...

Safe Sex At Parties

This perfectly succinct poster is a summation on how to practice consent in all actions at parties. Comic: Jenna Houston

Confirming Consent

Consent is a two way street: Remember to ask for it and remember your rights in giving it. As Jenna Houston puts it in her monthly comic, “You can change your mind at any time.” Similarly, you have to respect that your partner can change their mind at any time too. Keep an eye out...

Safe Sex With HIV

Jenna Houston isn’t afraid to tackle any issue and in this installment of her monthly comic, she focuses specifically on safe sex for those with HIV or possible interaction with HIV. This topic was taboo for years and the only way past that is open and honest communication, both in and out of sex. Comic:...

Alternative Sex Positions

This sweet but (nsfw comic) by Jenna Houston explores how research, patience and above all, listening can lead to the best sex life for everyone involved. As with all her other cartoons, Houston’s safe approach to sex and helpful tips and tricks are sure to help you, no matter what your situation. Comic: Jenna Houston

A-Z Of Bad Sex

A) Anal While having your butt filled with something fun feels excellent, that pesky place of excrement has a tendency to behave inconveniently, euphoric rapture via your bum can become an awks puddle of bloody poo with a poorly placed poke. Always be sure to get your fucky friend to gob on your tush before...

Define Sex

The start of a monthly comic by Jenna Houston, the first of which explores personal definitions of sex in a heteronormative world. This piece looks at vaginal penetration being seen as the sexual norm and only method of losing virginity, which can be problematic for anything other than an able-bodied cisgender heterosexual relationship. Even within...

Rain Dove: On Being Herself

A couple of years ago, model Rain Dove was sleeping in her car, friend’s houses or in shower cubicles. Now, she’s chatting with companies like Facebook, to implement a new descriptor of sexual orientation, ‘misexual.’ “It means ‘it’s my journey, it’s my passion, it’s my love, and it can’t be compared to anyone else’s,” Rain...

SOS

Designer Steve Smith & director May Powell debut this dreamy new fashion film featuring Smith’s graduate collection and starring musician and model Emma Chitty. Initially inspired by the by the character Jeanie from Christina Rossetti’s 19th Century poem ‘Goblin Market’, a poem that explores the more vibrant side of sin, Smith’s use of colour, texture and plethora...

Mother May I

Mother May I  is a series featuring girls trapped in a fantastical world. With rainbow printed bedsheets as a backdrop they appear like sex obsessed angels that re-envision the artist’s childhood conception of sexuality. All photographs by Kelsey Bennett. Models: Heather Morgan, Emma Appel, Rémy Bennett, Anna & Antonia Marsh.