What a feeling! The eroticism of Flashdance

Type
Article
Category
Film
LGBTIQ

Right now, somebody in the world is listening to ‘Maniac’ by Michael Sembello. The music triggers a memory: knee-high legwarmers, a dark leotard, and close ups of a young woman’s toned body as she dances – like a maniac? – in an abandoned warehouse that she calls home.

It’s me, I’m listening to it.

Type
Article
Category
Feminism
Hair

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your bush

All human bodies naturally grow hair pretty much everywhere in varying qualities of thickness and presumably for a brief glorious period between the evolution of the modern homo sapiens and the invention of the patriarchy we all accepted that and let women chill out with their fuzz out for five whole seconds.