Trying to make a male look like they’re female? It’s both easier and harder than you think. Ironically, women are often the worst at feminizing men for reasons I’ll go into shortly. However, it is possible to achieve dramatic results with a slightly different approach. …

Gender politics and geek alert: Yup, it’s Star Trek time!

I’ve finally caught up with Star Trek, and the infamous they/them scene. We’re a thousand years in the future, following the adventures of the crew of the star ship Discovery. In the most recent series, Adira Tal is a human…

Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it..

That’s not true, is it? Getting a good photograph of yourself in a fetishy context, whether it’s cosplay, drag, fetish or just outfit of the day is actually not that easy. There’s a vast ocean of cringey images online, often ones we thought…

Forced feminization is a very common trope, both confusing to those coming across it and problematic in its associations. Here’s a quick “what?”, “why?” and “so…?”.

What?

At it’s core, a male is reluctantly made to dress up, present and act ‘like a woman’. That’s where the common ground ends though…

Is hypnosis real? Yes, it is.

If you’ve ever got so completely lost in a film that you forget you’re in the theatre, you’ve been in a state very similar to hypnosis. If you’ve got to your destination without really remembering the drive — again, very similar. Hypnosis is about…

One of the problems when it comes to kink, sexuality and gender seems to be two quite different views of the world. For some, the image of it defines the person. For others, these are two separate things.

Interpret this.

This is the difference between slut shaming, and slut walks. We see…

There’s a story in my head that I’ve been wanting to bring to life for a while. This isn’t it. At least it’s not the creation, the book, the graphic novel, or even the first chapter.

It’s just the outline. Don’t read if you don’t want spoilers to something that…

Pride has come to the cities, and is celebrated by some communities and within some political parties — but it’s no good if we abandon the places where pride doesn’t reach yet. It’s no good if we dismiss “the other” as being unreceptive, backward and ignorant, and retreat to the…

Matt Lucas has been reported as apologising for his character Daffyd “the only gay in the village” from Little Britain. It turns out that this is not what he said, but a reinterpretation by an LGBT magazine who clearly feel he should. They are, of course, wrong.

It’s an unhealthy…

Claudia Tyler-Mae

Gender warrior, so long as the fight involves staying at home and comfortable undies.

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