Art by Chalmers Leung
Not too long ago, I came across an Instagram post of a well-known Australian influencer and travel blogger with over 1.2 million followers on Instagram. She had posted several pictures of herself in a lehenga, an Indian garment usually worn on formal or ceremonial occasions, and a variety of Indian jewellery. She posed in front of the famous and historic forts of Jaipur, Rajasthan (which happens to be my birthplace).
… Discrimination Within Discrimination
Art by Hannah Guyer
Bad sex. Most of us have had it, or heard about it from someone who has. But, what does ‘bad’ sex actually mean?
… Bad sex
What’s your number? The double entendre I fear the most.
… Hey Miss Jay, what’s your number?
How do you know when a politician is lying? Their lips are moving. I’ve heard this joke more times than I can count.
… The next generation of liars
Here’s hoping that one day their innocent love will break down the institutions that bind them.
… Our Secret Relationship
The title is where the problems start. … 13 Reasons not to…
It’s funny what you see while watching drunk people, especially when you’re sober… and the one behind the bar. … Tales from an honestly sober bartender
We bet you’ve sent a nude. If you haven’t sent a nude, there’s a good chance you’ve received one.
… Send nudes – a sexting spread
An excerpt from the pornographic film
SPOOKY GHOST BLOWJOB , starring Saffron Bacchus as the spooky ghost.
… Blowjob from a ghost: an excerpt
Fake tits, fake tan, lacey lingerie and glitter spray. The list goes on. But how much does it really cost to get other people off?
… Strippernomics – auditing the sex industry
Losing your virginity. A truly grand and firework-worthy moment that will change your life forever. Time to cut the shit, it’s not.
… Losing my virginity: what’s the big deal?
Sparking hope in the eyes of thousands of pizza delivery drivers everywhere, who wistfully dream that one day they’ll get ‘just the tip’ instead of… just the tip.
… Porn is dumb and no one watches it for the story
I was falling deeper into my orthorexia nightmare. I lost an extremely unhealthy amount of weight, I lost my period and worst of all, I lost myself.
… We need to stop tip-toeing around eating disorders
To all of you ‘homophobes’ out there, you should be terrified.
… An open letter to homophobes
The testicles will eventually reach what feels like an implosion of cum. … Blue balls? Let me explain.
A few Esperanto issues ago, Jess Bong declared she was saving herself for marriage.
… Touching (4th) Base with Jess Bong
No, this is not my honeymoon nor was it a random spring break hook-up. … Baby, I am not down after all
So, what is it like being a sex worker in Melbourne? Well I can’t show you, but I can tell you what I’ve experienced.
… Uni student by day, sex worker by night