Hotline is a film about listening as healing work. In this world where we see life through a filter-washed snap posted to Instagram and Facebook, it may take talking to a complete stranger to be heal the isolation and disconnection we are all susceptible to.
The Bootie is the perfect beginner butt plug. Also it’s really cute.
Chicago’s feminist sex shop has published a well-written guide to getting down for trans women and their partners, written by Rebecca Kling.
The We-Vibe 4, “the couple’s vibrator,” has queer potential.
This extraordinary photojournalism project highlights young queer lives and stories.
This glass dildo from Fucking Sculptures is incredibly thoughtful and incredibly gorgeous.
The Dominix is a light, incredibly stingy PVC flogger that feels deceptively basic but leaves excellent marks.
“But just when you think you know where it’s going, the story turns. What emerges is a series feels less like a ‘transgender comedy’ and more like a distinctive TV show that just has a bunch of trans casting. And while aspects of transition are covered, they occupy a more background role. For instance, Sam and Sü discussing living plans over black market electrolysis, or a shot of mail-order hormones.”
Bondara’s Silicone Rechargeable Rabbit Vibrator is f-cking adorable — take that however you please.
“The Messiah Complex is radical because it takes on concepts of beauty, class differences, gender roles, and navigates love and life in a trans or gender-nonconforming body, all within a Black context. Never before have I seen so many nuanced themes in an all Black cast.”
The ultimate intro glass toy.
ABC, NBC, and FOX have released their upfronts for this fall’s new shows and I have a lot of feelings.
Turns out those irritating trailers were just Trojan Horses delivering a cute show with a queer female lead to all of us here on The Isle of Lesbos.
It’s not up to just anyone. It’s up to sex workers to define their own destiny.
Julie Goldman shot an hour stand-up special in New York that’s available to stream right now!
This issue proves that that’s possible — there’s gobs of work out there made by queer artists that isn’t confined to coming out stories, identity struggles, or crushes on straight girls, and it’s really good.
“Writing a Rita Mae Brown ‘Sudden Death’ or Jenny Schecter ‘Lez Girls’ was never an option.”
“This would be a great time to merge an app review with how adorable everyone is with their perfect humans because everyone who works here is a total critter.”
If I had to compare this book to a physical object, it would be a box of chocolates. But not fluffy, easy chocolates – I’m not talking Russell Stover, here. I’m talking complex chocolates, probably with liqueur in them.
It evokes the feeling of sitting with your friend at night, sipping red wine and looking in their sketchbook. This looks amazing, you’d say. And you’d mean it and the moment would feel extraordinarily intimate because you feel like these drawings are only for you.