This is the weekly Lust news roundup: catch up on the week’s sex-tech, sex-politics, feminism, and industry news here every week.
Women around the world share lessons learned during the pandemic that inspire hope for the year ahead. [CNN]
International Women’s Day around the world – in pictures. [The Guardian]
The little-known radical history of International Women’s Day
and how celebrations began. [Vox]
I’m a Female Genital Mutilation Survivor. This Is How I Learned To Love Sex Again. “Letting go of toxic behaviors — like forcing myself to do things most people like just to orgasm — was a milestone. I stopped feeling mortified over the fact that I was cut. It was liberating.” [Vice]
If you'd like to know more about having sex after female genital cutting, check out Mariya Taher's article she wrote for Lust Zine where she explains what FGM is and why it's done, as well as how survivors can reclaim their pleasure.
So just how much has changed for women in the last 20 years? From the Equality Act 2010 to the Me Too movement of 2017, don’t miss these defining moments for women from the past two decades. [Glamour UK]
An Erotic Ode to Body Hair on XConfessions: Hirsute – A new porn for women and an ode to body hair. [Lust Zine]
The Fucking Playlist Takeover: Marcella Anacleto – Each week creatives from all around the world will be making playlists of their favourite songs for, you got that right, fucking. [Lust Zine]
Every day I receive crowdsourced sexual confessions and fantasies that XConfessions guest directors and I turn into indie erotic films. Head to XConfessions now to confess your sexual fantasy. If your confession is chosen, you are rewarded with a one year access pass to the site and get to see your story on film.
I'm a muslim woman and I want to fuck a priest, a hot catholic priest. In a church, in the night. These clergyman make me wild. I look him in the eyes, flirting a little at the church's door. Being passionate. We fuck on his deck, between old religious paintings. Forgetting the religious laws, being humans. The smell. The taboo.