Fanfic has always been treated as the shameful sibling of popular fiction. For queer communities, however, it has provided a safe space to explore and accept their identity.
“We got no warning, no violation warning or anything like that. It just was gone the next day.”
"People would recognise me on the streets but they wouldn’t own up because they were ashamed to admit that they watch erotic content. And the ones who did were mostly assholes."
Indian streaming services putting out content just a step away from porn are a huge success. Yet there is an uncomfortable silence around them.
As audio porn goes mainstream, thanks to r/GoneWildAudio and new erotic podcasting apps like Dipsea, we speak to independent creators about their craft.
From shapeshifting horse sex to Christian spanking fantasies—there's some unsexy sex out there.
Writing erotic fiction helps poet Almaz Ohene feel more present in her own body—and deal with interesting challenges like describing a five-person orgy.
The world of self-published erotica has caught the attention of Chinese censors.
Medieval Italian erotica says that in love and sex, it’s better to let women lead the way.
For some, the thought of being consumed is a huge turn-on.