Sean Baker’s film about a washed-up porn star seducing a teenage girl is sexually frank in a way few US films are now.
The sexual wellness brand LELO surveyed nearly 10,000 people, finding that 76% of participants currently use emoji for sexting.
The documentary Skin spurs the viewer to think about what kind of bodies are usually naked in movies.
“Masturbation is a great metaphor for the latest wave of development in New York City,” the studio, Wolfgang & Hite, remarked in a statement.
Stag, on view at the Museum of Sex, presents the history of pornographic film going all the way back to the silent era.
Carlos Reygadas’s Our Time has drawn heavy speculation over the fact that he and his wife play a couple experiencing trouble with their open relationship. But this says more about the commentators than the film itself.
In Marcus Lindeen’s documentary The Raft, the subjects of the disastrous study reenact its strange events.
The documentary Ask Dr. Ruth connects Ruth Westheimer’s life both to her philosophy toward sex and how she cultivated her media image.
At first glance, French Canadian artist Rosalie Maheux’s artwork displayed in the lobby of a government office building in Toronto resembles a kaleidoscopic mandala composed of harmless, symmetric shapes.
The next time your parents and other denizens of the older generation criticize you for using too many emojis, you can scandalize them further by retorting that more emojis correlate with more sex.
TORONTO — The exhibition Archiving Public Sex, drawn from the Sexual Representation Collection of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto and currently on view at the University of Toronto Art Centre, strives for a bottom-up take on the sociopolitics of sexuality and sexual practice in North America.
Sex is fundamental to our existence, but expressing it always involves some pussyfooting around — otherwise we’d have to come to grips with gonads and gestation, when fulfilling our biological purpose is the last thing on our mind. Even the word “sex” is often too straightforward, so we rely on euphemism and innuendo to obfuscate the obvious for the sake of modesty. There has always been one haven, however, for letting it all hang out: art, from antiquity on, has made disrobed humans look more like demigods than animals.