Sofia Barrett-Ibarria

this is fine

Horror Movies Make Me Less Afraid of the World

When my anxieties creep in, intentionally choosing to be scared grounds me.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
10.29.19
sex tourism

Sex Tourism Isn't Just for Straight White Guys Anymore

People vacationing specifically to bone are younger and queerer than ever before—and they're changing what it means to ethically travel while horny.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
10.9.19
Celebrity

How Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos Became a Cult Hero

To her fans, Wuornos's story offers a powerful example of a survivor who defies the respectability politics of victimhood.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
9.19.19
relationships

What Happens to Polyamorous Relationships When One Partner Has Kids

When a member of a polycule gets pregnant, everyone faces new choices about how to adjust their relationships.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
8.23.19
porn

The Problem With 'Porn for Women'

Sites like Bellesa, ForHerTube and categories like Pornhub's 'popular with women' feature a soft porn experience, but generalizing too much about what women want puts their sexuality in a box.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
6.28.19
Celebrity

Inside the Ornate World of El Chapo Nail Art

"Narco fashion is huge. It's such a part of our culture, it's so woven into our cultural fabric as Mexicans."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
6.11.19
LGBTQ

Dating as a Drag Queen Is Way Harder Than You Think

"I didn’t come out of the closet to date a boy who dresses like a girl" is a constant refrain.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
5.31.19
LGBTQ

Queer People Explain the Struggles of Strap-On Sex

While vibrators and other pleasure products have undergone impressive high-tech transformations in recent years, strap-ons still leave a lot to be desired.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
3.13.19
LGBTQ

This Artist Collects the Everyday Objects That Define Lesbian Life

Anyone who identifies as lesbian, butch, queer, non-binary, or trans was invited to send personal objects for the display.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
2.12.19
LGBTQ

Lesbian Women Explain the Art of the Casual Hookup

“There’s a sexist misconception that women are gay for emotional commitment and love. This denies women our sexuality and capacity for lust and depravity."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
1.4.19
LGBTQ

The Queer, Trans, Non-Binary Strippers Taking Aim at Toxic Masculinity

The members of the Manarchy Male Revue are pushing back on the rigid masculine stereotypes they saw in other male strip shows.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
11.9.18
Culture

This Instagram Shames Men for Being Absolute Monsters on Dating Apps

'Bye Felipe' empowers women to hold men accountable for online harassment—and trolls them right back.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
9.27.18
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