Interview – Darla Hallmark

 Posted by on January 10, 2014
Jan 102014
Interview - Darla Hallmark

By Julian Wolf

Darla Hallmark might not be a name that you’re familiar with, but if you’ve been in the kink/Leather/Fetish scene for a few years or read fantasy, you’ve likely seen her work. She has supported regional titleholders by painting/drawing their portraits and putting the image on art magnets

Dec 292013
Innocent and Sublime Paintings of Autumn Skye Morrison

By T.M. Bernard

”Art can be a life shaking experience, or an intimate rendezvous. For me it is both.” – Autumn Skye Morrison

Autumn Skye Morrison is a Canadian painter whose nude art reflects a rare combination; female nudes swathed in broad strokes of color, some paintings set against a backdrop of stark gray

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Public Sex

 Posted by on December 19, 2013
Dec 192013
Public Sex

By Widow Centauri

Public Sex: The Culture of Radical Sex (Pat Califia 1994, Cleis Press. San Francisco)

Public Sex is a series of articles that Pat Califia wrote prior to the mid 1990s. If you are not familiar with Pat Califia you are either new to contemporary queer literature or you have been living under a rock. Califia is one of the leading queer writers of modern times.

Oct 082013
Artifice and Seduction: the work of Pierre et Gilles

by Erin Fae

Pierre Commoy and Gilles Blanchad are partners in love and in art. But for these two men, art and love might be the same thing. The duo, who go by the moniker Pierre et Gilles, have been together since the mid-1970s and have created art as a team ever since. Looking at their work is like falling in love…or lust, for the first time.

Femina Potens

 Posted by on September 26, 2013
Sep 262013
Femina Potens

by Erin Fae

You might not think of yourself as an art gallery-going type, but sex-positive porn star Madison Young wants to change that. Then again, her San Francisco community-based space, Femina Potens, is not your typical art gallery.

Sep 182013
The History of Sexuality, Volume One by Michel Foucault (1978 Random House)

By Widow Centauri

If you consider yourself to be sexually open, sexually progressive, and not a prude you need to read The History of Sexuality. Michel Foucault, a French philosopher circa late 1970s, early 1980s, is one of the most progressive thinkers of all time.

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The Magic of Modern Mythology

 Posted by on August 30, 2013
Aug 302013
The Magic of Modern Mythology

By Bex vanKoot

When most people nowadays – pagan, monotheist, athiest or otherwise – think of the word “myth”, we typically imagine sacred stories of other times and cultures, things that may-or-may-not have happened long ago

Interview with Laurenn McCubbin

 Posted by on August 14, 2013
Aug 142013
Interview with Laurenn McCubbin

Erin Fae

Artist Laurenn McCubbin’s work commands your attention. You can’t ignore her bold lines, her combination of text and illustration, or her smart edgy narratives, which challenge institutionalized ideas and old stereotypes. The Las Vegas-based artist has explored sex and sex work in fine art, comics, and illustration.

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Aug 042013
Gender Outlaw: On Men, Woman and the Rest of Us

By Widow Centauri

Though Gender Outlaw (Bornstein 1994) is a little bit older I chose to review it as my first review for Fearless Press for two reasons. First, it is a canonical book in the field of trans issues. I often find myself recommending it to friends who know little to nothing about transgender politics.

Jul 242013
Erotic Art: A Market for the Likes of Dirk Westphal

By T.M. Bernard

Dirk Westphal is a German artist whose piece entitled ‘Acrobat on High Heels’ was the Master Award Winner in the Erotic Signatures Collection, Vol. 3. It’s an eye-catching piece