You Make Me Wanna

You Make Me Wanna

Tuxedo Mask's Unconditional Love for Sailor Moon Was Revolutionary—And Hot

Usagi was a loud-mouth cry-baby with a voracious appetite—and Mamoru thought she was perfect. Growing up, Tuxedo Mask showed me that, one day, I'd meet someone who'd love me for who I was.
Janelle Lassalle
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'Super Mario Bros.' Made Me Horny for a Plumber and a Lizard King

The faces of good and evil in "Super Mario Bros." provided potent fuel for my dueling desires for a reliable hero, and a freaky sleazeball with an appealing tongue.
Amy Roberts
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Shredder from 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Is A Knife-Wielding Sex God

As a child, I had a fantasy of the TMNT villain that involved being kidnapped by Shredder and tortured by his exquisite blades—sometimes, I even used my blanket to tie myself up.
Kitty Stryker
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Carmen and Shane Showed Me How Hot It Is to Be Gay

"The L Word" defined a generation of queer women's sexual awakenings, including mine.
S. Nicole Lane
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Christian Bale in 'Little Women' Taught Me It's Hot to Be Smart

Watching Christian Bale and Winona Ryder's on-screen sparring in the 1994 adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic book, I learned that a true partner won't shame you for having a brain, but love you for it.
Melissa Batchelor Warnke

'Trainspotting' Wasn't Like My Life—But Watching It Made Me Feel Bolder

Ewan McGregor's portrayal of Mark Renton taught me to choose life—and midnight dialogues outside of clubs.
Anastasiia Fedorova

I Lusted So Hard Over Leo DiCaprio in 'Romeo + Juliet' That I Became Him

I longed for a hero in a Hawaiian shirt, cigarette-in-mouth, to risk life and limb to swear he'd love me. But in the end, I became my own romantic lead.
Nell Frizzell
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I Will Always Be Horny for Justin Timberlake's 'Like I Love You' Video

Despite being filmed in a parking lot and showcasing the worst possible early naughts fashion, the video for Timberlake's debut solo track still does it for me, all these years later.
Sirin Kale
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Usher Is the Horny Patron Saint of Freaks Everywhere

Usher wasn’t out of anyone's league—he was out of this world.
Sara David
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'The Mask of Zorro' Ignited My Fetish for Sword-Fighting Jerks with Six Packs

Growing up, the mixed messaging I'd received about female desire caused me to fantasise about being ravaged by toga-wearing brutes with questionable sexual ethics.
Annie Lord

I Was So Gay for Meg From 'Hercules' That It Terrified Me

The most intriguing part of Meg wasn’t her slender waistline or disproportionate breast size—it was her depth, her wit, her bullheaded resistance to being saved, and her willingness to rebuke masculinity.
Jill Gutowitz
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Buffy and Faith's Relationship Taught Me About Queer Thirst

In the summer of 2003, I locked myself in my bedroom and took detailed notes documenting the secret lesbian romance in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." "Fuffy" taught me that same-sex relationships could be messy, complicated, and real as hell.
Sophie Wilkinson