Event Preview: Bike Smut: ‘Back in the Saddle’ Tour

Bike Smut is an international touring film festival celebrating human-powered transportation and sex-positive culture. Each year we ask the public to make short films expressing their ideas on bikes and sex. We then gather these films a share them at live screenings. Over the past seven years, we have shared these ideas in 24 countries and in

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News: Garden of Desires Explores Female Sexual Fantasy

Cliterati founder, Emily Dubberley, has a new book out, Garden of Desires: The Evolution of Women’s Sexual Fantasies. Featuring fantasies from over 400 women/people who identify towards female in the gender spectrum, it explores how women’s fantasies have changed over the last 40 years, and what women are fantasising about today. Garden of Desires: The

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Event Preview: Is Monogamy Dead?

At Cliterati, we’re big fans of Sapphic science geek, Rosie Wilby, so we’re excited to hear that she’s got a new show – this time, examining monogamy. Prompted by the breakdown of several close friends’ long term partnerships, disgruntled serial monogamist Rosie presents a loose sequel to her Fringe Report Award winning 2009/10 show The

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News: New Sex and Feminism Research Made Available by Harvard

The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (RIAS), Harvard University, has completed a five-year project to address its backlog of uncataloged print, manuscript, and audiovisual material.  This involved cataloging of the entire print backlog (12,813 titles), 207 manuscript collections and 8,479 unpublished audiovisual items. Unexpected discoveries include a videotape of the last

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News: Miscarriage Association Undertaking Research on Needs of Partners

The Miscarriage Association knows that partners of women who’ve experienced pregnancy loss need support. They want to find out more about what specific help and care partners need. They are doing this to inform a forthcoming public awareness campaign, update their support materials, and to improve the way health care staff support partners during miscarriage.

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Comment: The Sexual Revolution Will Be Digitised – How the Internet is Expanding Our View of Sex

  While some may say the sexual revolution is over, claiming ‘sexualisation’ of society proves that things have gone too far, in reality, few of us are sexually free in today’s society. There are still many important rights that are being challenged daily. However, the internet is playing a huge part in raising awareness of

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News: Support Sex Workers on Friday 13th (and every day)

Cliterati columnist, Maggie McNeill, is a keen activist for sex worker rights. As an ex-courtesan, her campaigns are based on lived experience – and listening to people who are currently working in the industry. She has called on allies of sex workers to show their support on Friday 13th. As Maggie eloquently says on her

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News: Who Are You Calling a Slut?

At Cliterati, we understand the stigma of being women who talk openly about sex all too well. When the site first launched, we received mail from men and women alike calling us sluts – and worse.Shockingly, many teenagers today face the same stigma. One only has to look at the way ‘Slanegirl’ was treated to

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Offers: Lovehoney £3 Toy Sale

We love it when the Lovehoney sale rolls around – not least because times are tight and we hate to think of anyone missing out on a buzz because they can’t afford it. That’s not to say you need to spend money to have a great sex life. We’ve got creative with dressing gown cords,

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News: Susan Quilliam Joins Forces With Durex

Cliterati is pleased to announce that our wonderful advisor and psychologist, Susan Quilliam, has teamed up with  Durex to boost levels of sexual satisfaction around the nation. With more than 35 years’ experience in helping people build the best relationships possible, Susan joins the team as the official Durex Sex and Relationship Expert. Susan Quilliam

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