Politics Sunday (Talks Sex)


For absolutely no reason except that I feel like it, I’m posting a lot about sex today, so in order to be consistent, Politics Sunday will be Sexual Politics Sunday for today and today only.

The Atlantic discusses the “sexual politics of nominating a Supreme Court Justice.”

Why I’m Working As A Saigon Massage Girl.” This piece is really phenomenal. (via)

People are masturbating to their friend’s Facebook photos, which is creepy.

I came across a link to Chay Magazine, a web magazine devoted to “fostering discussion of sex and sexuality in Pakistani society.” It hasn’t been updated in awhile, but it’s fascinating.

In New York, the perils of being a nude performance artist.

Is marriage good for you? (via @amyletter)

Leymah Gbowee on ending sexual violence in the Congo.

Seth Fischer’s writing has twice been listed as notable in The Best American Essays and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize by several publications, including Guernica. He was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He is a Dornsife PhD Fellow at USC and been awarded fellowships and residencies by Ucross, Lambda Literary, Jentel, Ragdale, and elsewhere, and he teaches at the UCLA-Extension Writer’s Program and Antioch University, where he received his MFA. More from this author →