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Documentary Pick- The VICE Guide to Sex: Cat Chateau

Everybody wants to be a cat…? The lights dim and the room grows silent as Chairmyn Meow begins her purrlesque performance, gradually shedding everything but her cat ears and tail as men in suits and women in lingerie cheer her on. This is a typical evening at the Cat Girl Manor in Colorado, which is […]

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Fifty Shades normalises abuse, not BDSM

The Fifty Shades franchise could have been part of progress towards destroying stigmas around BDSM and kink – had a healthy, accurate BDSM relationship been portrayed. Instead, these supposed ‘erotic romance’ novels perpetuate the myths that BDSM is inherently abusive and ‘abnormal’, and contribute to the ongoing upholding of rape culture by posing Christian Grey’s […]