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2018 is all about comics - lynsey g

In 2018, I’m All About Comics

January 10, 2018 | 1 Comment

As you might recall, I published my first nonfiction book in 2017. I spent a lot of time and energy promoting it. In 2017, I also published two collections of short comics, which featured two ongoing stories that I wrote, along with other comics by independent creators. This year, I don’t [...continue...]
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Au Revoir, 2017! It’s Been Intense.

December 29, 2017 | 1 Comment

Image by Lou Roole, 2017. It’s been a hell of a year. For everyone. The kind of year that you look back at and feel truly, deeply thankful for what you still have. Together we’ve seen our political system taken over by buffoonery and mean spirits. As a country, we’ve lost forward [...continue...]
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Porn Through the Decades, and Contemporary Camming

December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Image swiped from MEL Magazine The hits just keep on coming! This week I’ve got two articles to share with you, which were both fascinating to research. Hopefully they’ll be equally interesting to read! Porn Through the Decades First, I spoke to some of my greatest heroes to research an [...continue...]

Israel, Turkey, and Revenge Porn—Oh My!

December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’m huge in Israel. The holidays are officially under way, and I’m frantically typing away in a desperate attempt to meet my deadlines before the year ends! Meanwhile, a few things I did months ago are coming full circle. Check these articles on (consensual) porn in Turkey, revenge porn [...continue...]
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Lynsey G: Relentless Optimist

December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

You may know that I'm a relentless optimist. Particularly when it comes to writing about sex and sex work, I'm especially upbeat. Especially in times like these, when there's so much trying to divide us, I think the unity and happiness of sex are more important than ever. So, you won't be surprised by the upbeat attitude behind the articles I wrote for Glamour and MEL, and the interview I did with Sex City Radio. [...continue...]
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Buy My Book(s)!

November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hello, world! It is officially the conspicuous consumption...er...holiday season! I'm using that fact to shamelessly promote my books! I only feel slightly bad about it, because I believe that they make excellent gifts for sex-positive folks who like nonfiction or comics, and porn. So, hey! Buy my books! [...continue...]

Thanksgiving Is Difficult, But I Am Thankful

November 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

America is a deeply confusing place, peopled with a culture that's literally built on top of an Indian graveyard. And here we are. And here we must be, because what else are we to do? I am so very thankful for all I have, and I must also maintain a healthy skepticism of the systems and structures and history that allow me to have it. [...continue...]
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#metoo Thoughts and Exhaustion

November 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

When the #metoo hashtag began after the outing of Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein as a serial, and apparently unrepentant, sexual predator, I added my voice to the growing tidal wave. I’ve been sexually assaulted numerous times, harassed, catcalled, objectified…you know, the usual. [...continue...]
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Demystifying Sexual Fetishes & Practices

November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

My two latest articles, at Vice and Men's Health, show my passion for pulling the things we're ashamed of out of the closet they live in, giving them a hug, and presenting them to the world in better light. Demystifying them, as it were. [...continue...]
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