Sex News: Queering Mad Men, Hunger Games, That’s What She Said, Morality in Media

by Violet Blue on March 23, 2012

  • Clever sexy-queer Mad Men video remixes: Don Draper’s brooding silences and Roger Sterling’s macho banter, when juxtaposed with razor-sharp editing, follow the plotline above in QueerMen: Don Loves Roger. Carrie and the girls talk the feminist talk, but in the Queer Carrie remix project, they walk the walk – embracing lesbianism.
    Sex, Lies, and Video Remixes: Critiquing ‘Mad Men’ in Its Own Words (The Atlantic)
  • Jessamyn Smith got annoyed when an IRC chatbot set to interject “that’s what she said” into conversations went overboard, so she wrote her own bot in response – set to respond to every “that’s what she said” with a quote from a notable woman.
    What she really said: Fighting sexist jokes the geeky way! (Geek Feminism Blog, thanks Paul!)

Violet Blue

The London Times named Violet Blue "One of the 40 bloggers who really count" and Self Magazine named TinyNibbles one of the “Best Sex Resources for Women.” Blue is an autodidact and pundit on sex and technology, hacking and security, porn for women, privacy and bleeding-edge tech culture. She is a journalist for ZDNet, CBS News, CNET; she's an educator, speaker, crisis counselor, volunteer NGO trainer, and the author and editor of over 40 award-winning books.

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1 Daniel March 24, 2012 at 5:10 am

“Coregasm” as a women’s gym franchise by Violet has success written all over it. Or at least it’s a new story involving personal training…highly personal training….

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