Unsafe Words Pushes Back Against Mainstream Sexual Constraints

Hot off Rutgers University Press this month is Unsafe Words, a look at queer sexual consent and gender violence amidst the #MeToo reckoning. Queerful Editor-in-Chief Winnie McCroy sat down with writers Trevor Hoppe and Shantel Buggs to explore what ethical sex looks like in our community, where ‘enthusiastic consent’ can range from a nod between men hooking up in Fire Island, or a prearranged ‘safe word’ between players in a BD/SM scene. And they show how queer communities might better prevent and respond to same-gender harassment and sexual violence outside of a criminal justice system that rarely protects them. Q

Read more

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close