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Film review: ‘Match,’ dir. Stephen Belber

“I love my life, I regret my life”

Undocumented students share stories, start dialogue

On Thursday night local students spoke, some with shaky voices, about their experiences as undocumented immigrants in the United States. 

Their stories formed the basis for an evening of dialogue on how they and others like them are treated, and what can be done about it. The event, held in the Ethnic Cultural Center, was sponsored by The Washington Dream Act Coalition and Teach for America at UW.

Sex positions: The muckraking of Hollywood

For the past year or so, every facet of media from tabloids to The New York Times has been awash in stories about Bill Cosby and Woody Allen. They’re two of the latest, and biggest stars to be indicted for sexual assault and other abusive behaviors. The press coverage and intense scrutiny is deserved, but it’s only the tip of the iceberg. What about Sean Penn, R. Kelly, Terry Richardson, and Sean Connery?

Book review: ‘A Small Indiscretion,’ Jan Ellison

So divorced from reality, it’s like taking a break from life

Film review: ‘Beloved Sisters,’ dir. Dominik Graf

Those Germans sure know how to love

Sex positions reviews: ‘The Art of the Blow Job’ at Babeland

Every month, the staff of Capitol Hill sex store Babeland locks their doors and pulls out the whiteboard. Strap-on dildo? Check. Flavored condoms? Check. Bananas — no, don’t eat them yet. You’ll need that later. It’s time for their most popular class: “The Art of the Blow Job.”

The class is humorous, but informative, and no topic was too much. Spit or swallow, butt stimulation, how to put a condom on with your mouth — they addressed all this and more.

Sexual and domestic assault subject of Amnesty International UW discussion

Sexual violence at colleges and among young people has been a heavily-discussed topic as of late and was one of the topics brought up at an Amnesty International UW talk Thursday night in Smith Hall.

Sex positions: Fishing for a queer audience

I remember when the news broke that Dumbledore was gay. How revolutionary, how groundbreaking. It was in newspapers all over the world. J.K. Rowling had diversified her books with a wave of her wand. The only problem? This was after the books had been published, and there was never a sign in the text that this was the case.

Sex positions: Sexual, not sexualized

Sex positions is a new column analyzing media from a sex, gender, and sexuality perspective.


The sex appeals: Abuse is not BDSM

A few activities that fall under the bondage, dominance, sadism, and masochism (BDSM) umbrella: being tied up, role playing, breath play, consensual humiliation, spanking. A few things which do not fall under that umbrella: abuse, rape, violence.