It’s a girl with a strap-on and a guy who wants some. But is it domination? And just how do you go about organising such an addition to your love life? Kasumi Archer investigates. Photography[…]
Lucy Mellersh wonders why the business of investigating whether theres a link between bra-wearing and breast cancer is not being taken more seriously. I’m starting a lingerie business, a job that brings pleasure to many[…]
Why is the art of removing cool home-made outfits to retro music so rarely performed by men? Burlesque writer Claire Doble investigates the emerging male burlesque scene, and examines the issues it faces. After a[…]
THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN LATE 2011. Photography by Hannah Thomas (electric guitar and accordion), Migle Backovaite (Clarinet), Lisolette Gilcrest (Piano) and Dianora Niccolini (Cello).
Ms Jene Cowley explains how to play nice and share your toys with etiquette for the modern Filament-reading woman. A guy I met socially texted me about going for a drink. I’m happy to have[…]
Struggling to deal with the demands of modern womanhood? Exhausted from supervising the gender expression of family, friends, pets? Filament’s resident firebrand feminist Penny Red is here to help.
Girl with a one-track mind author Zoe Margolis sorts out our conundrums of modern, independent womanhood. I was given a book called ‘Porn for women’. It’s full of pictures of men, with speech bubbles in[…]
Story Heidi Champa It was supposed to be a secret gig, but somehow the word had gotten around — the club was already packed, and there was a queue out the door.
Story Madison Black Illustrations Christina Williams I open my eyes to an anonymous hotel room. Jill caught chickenpox babysitting her niece, so I’m in New York running her workshop at the conference. Groggy, I drag[…]
Regarded as one of the UK’s most successful Muslim women in any field, Shazia Mirza breaks the mould of women’s comedy with her dry and often controversial humour.
Hello Steve. How are you today? I’m fine, thank you. I’ve just been out shopping with my girlfriend, getting ready to fly to Budapest.
Erika Lust wasn’t born when Annie Sprinkle first directed a porn film in 1975, proving detractors wrong when Deep inside Annie Sprinkle became the second highest-grossing porn film of 1981. The male-driven model of mainstream[…]
Simon Ratzker aka Twisthead Si, 27, London I’ve been fire performing for years, so semi-clothed the shoot would have been a breeze, but without pants it was a challenge!
An interview and feature on the work of one of the worlds leading women who photographs men, Britt Marie Trensmar. I enjoy men’s bodies as beautiful landscapes.
Recipe Daniela Bowker and Catherine Currie Photography Libby Bulloff Model Qais Fulton Hair and make up Lindsey Watkins
The brussels sprout is much maligned, probably because we are all sadly most familiar with the over-cooked, soggy version. Here is one of the more palatable ways to prepare them.
A whole cooked ham looks incredibly impressive on a buffet table and it isn’t as hard to make as you might think. Uncooked hams – or gammons, as they are often called – are easy[…]
Celeriac (Apium graveolens Rapaceum Group) is also known as celery root, turnip-rooted celery or knob celery. A variation on Potatoes Dauphinoise, this dish is great served with green salad and baked potatoes. Serves 4.