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The Soapbox: Actually, Katie Roiphe, Feminists Are Not Perplexed About Submissive Sex

Bondage/dominance/sadomasochism (BDSM) erotica novel Fifty Shades Of Grey has swept the nation, landing itself on many a Kindle and launching a feeding frenzy for the movie rights. More digital ink has been spilled on What Does This All Mean? for women and our sexual desires than will ever be spilled on the people killed by [...]
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What Katie Roiphe gets wrong about “Fifty Shades of Grey” and fantasies of sexual submission

Issues & Causes / Feminism : Feministing (2 years ago)

I couldn’t help it, you guys! I just had to respond to Katie “My Sex Life is More Exciting Than Everyone Else’s” Roiphe’s latest in Newsweek on Fifty Shades of Grey and how professional women these days want to be dominated in the b... Read Post

Katie Roiphe's 'Fifty Shades of Grey' diatribe misses several points

Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Dish Rag (2 years ago)

In Newsweek, Katie Roiphe has dissected the emergence of "submission" in our cultural landscape, specifically via novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," as perhaps indicating that equality is something women only want sometimes. But the two ... Read Post

What a Christian Grey Obsession Might Really Be Doing to Diehard Fans

Entertainment : The Stir By CafeMom: Entertainment (9 hours ago)

Post by Joanna Mazewski. A new report says that reading E.L. James’ hugely popular Fifty Shades of Grey might be bad for your health. In fact, the research indicates that there’s a link between reading the best-selling novel and eat... Read Post


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