Tag: sexual

Gaming

how do you Do It? and the representation of sex in gaming

It goes without saying that sex is something a lot of people experience in their lifetime, and as such it’s a common ground of understanding for humanity as a whole. Having such a huge reference point in the human experience like this means that the appearance of sex in art and media is plentiful. Whether…

Creative Writing

Little Intimacies

The body is fragile. Skin soft, a pillow for the weary to lay their heads. Cheek to cheek a warm cushion. Hair entangles lovers in its web, Bridging the space of dreams To thread itself with another. Somewhere, two tears roll silently together, In collision. Damp and Damaged by the hands of others. Twisted bodies…

Creative Writing

Masculinity

When he saw Charlotte seven months ago, Harry got caught up in her face, lost in her eyes because of the way they shone when she smiled, lost in her hair when the sun met and entwined with it, lost in the small words she had said to him and the silence after them. Now,…

Creative Writing

Filling An Empty Room

She turned on the bedside lamp and wondered why she hadn’t fallen asleep yet. It was past midnight and she’d gone to bed hours ago. She looked around her room and thought about how strange it looked at night and how strange it was that her own personal space could suddenly feel so empty. It…

Music

Valentine’s playlist

Adele – Make You Feel My Love This song acts as a reminder of unconditional, eternal and passionate love. The repeated line throughout – make you feel my love – is tender and emotional, an attempt from Adele to communicate such a strong love. The song is not particularly complex and is quite minimal in…

Film

I dreamed a dream (of French Revolution era sexual politics)

As ever, the BBC has successfully attempted to inject a bit more life into its evening dramas this year. One of its much anticipated offerings is the new adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic, Les Misérables. With some all-star names including Dominic West and Olivia Coleman, the show boasts of being a much closer adaptation of…

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