"Politics, fashion, mainstream media and journalism are just a few examples of industries that sex workers and porn stars find themselves transitioning into throughout and after their careers. So strap on your helmets kiddies, we're about to bust some of those preconceived ideas about porn stars. "
When someone goes into an adult store they often don’t know how they should act. It’s cool. Take a deep breath and keep these tips in mind.
We speak to Dr. Anne-Frances Watson about the importance of discussing female sexual pleasure in high school sex education and the affect it may have on female sexual agency.
We had a chat to the Founding Editor and Publisher of Archer Magazine about sexual diversity, gender, identity and running a magazine.
In the past porn has largely been tailored to the sexual desires of heterosexual men. But now the idea of ethically produced ‘fairtrade’ porn is gaining momentum.
Tinder dating can be a minefield. But if you are travelling it can also be your ticket to interesting and varied entertainment in a city you don’t know. But ultimately, all your travel tinder dates will fall roughly into these six categories.
Whether you’re opening up an existing relationship or dating someone (or someones) new, this relationship style requires some groundwork.
"The Unisex Douche had a no-frills charm about it that made me feel comfortable and at ease about things. Everyone does need to be fresh." Anthony talks douching.
We all remember our sex ed classes in school: the birth videos, the condom balloons, all good times. The problem is though, most Australian youths are still woefully unprepared for the journey of sexual awakening.
Are relationships with a female submissive and a male dominant inherently sexist? Can you live and act as feminists and still want to be dominated sexually?
But as disgusting and (genuinely) confusing men are IRL, they reach a new low online. In the last few months, I got the app Grindr to see what it was like. It made me look at all of the men I’ve dealt with in various online spaces in a whole new way...
"We celebrate pride, because being proud of your queerness is something we’re told not to be. No one is telling you not to be straight, so just be quiet." Anthony Nocera on the the emergence of "straight pride".
Check out our interview with, Brisbane based artist, Holly Bates whose work focuses on ideas of female sexuality, masturbation and same-sex relationships. *nudity
"As I watched American Pie what struck me was a complete absence of queer characters. So I want to give you a slice of gay pie. My gay pie.."
For Anthony's sanity and your much-needed education, here are his five strategies you can employ to improve your relationships with your queer friends.
"The Doctor prescribed me medication that she said would make me nauseous, but that was the only side-effect (a lie). There was one side effect that was very real and long lasting that she neglected to mention: my dick wouldn’t work."
"The thing that shits me about some straight people is how invested they are in their opinions about queer sexuality. Nothing upsets them more than when you are gay and boring."
"What happens when you’ve seen the same naked body every day, twice a day for fifteen years? Does it become as stimulating as brushing your teeth?"
Emily Chapman spends two weeks on the search for sexual enlightenment; rifling through the blissfully filthy, the quick and easy and the downright disgusting.
"Why do I find blonde men a little spooky and disturbing, but brunette men are like big, juicy, provocative steaks playing tease at the supermarket." Emily Chapman ponders why we are sexually attracted to certain 'types'
"This year for Christmas I received the gift of body positivity and it’s a gift I want to share with you. These are some of the incredible women I’ve met this year that have helped me love myself. I hope that in some small way they’ll help you like they’ve helped me." - Anissa Roberts,
mous. magazine explores the fine line between pleasure and pain, and why pain can send us into a state of orgasmic euphoria.
"There is still much hoo-ha about which sprucing style is most alluring- freshly mowed, or left to grow. Women in particular are scrutinised with no restraint on their vaginal grooming."
Make Love Not Porn is pro sex, pro porn, and pro knowing the difference. It's also apparently "the etsy of sexy".
When you’re in the closet, you imagine coming out to be this really transformative experience. I was told that ‘It Gets Better’, and I thought that would mean that I would get better, too.
We catch up with Sexologist Juliet Allen to discuss the exciting launch of her new Hot Sex + Powerful Intimacy e-course, a sexual journey towards mind-blowing, transformative sex.
"Poly is a culture of acceptance, but there is still such a negative stigma attached to their free-flowing lifestyle. Some traditionalists seem to have this bastardised vision of how everything ought to be."
Juliet Allen has a passion for sex. The renowned Brisbane sexologist had a chat with mous. this week about just what it’s like to live, breathe and teach sex.
We talk to a sex industry professional about all those things you think are really cool and charming, and how they actually just make you look like a wanker.