Posts Tagged: s&m

What I’ll Tell My Children: On Being ‘F***Able’ under the Regime of President-elect


It’s time to take responsibility for compliancy. ...more

The Lessons of Mapplethorpe


It might be ill-advised to reduce an artist’s life and work to a single observation, the magic key that unlocks everything, but in the case of Robert Mapplethorpe there is a pronounced duality—in the themes and subjects depicted in his “icy”, graphically stylized black-and-white photographs; in the dark-angel personae he cultivated; and in the controversies all of these facets wittingly or unwittingly sparked during his short lifetime.


(K)ink: Writing While Deviant: Michael Broder


If I am a sub poet, is poetry as a genre my dom? Is the particular poem I’m working on my dom? ...more