by Aude Picault
BD Cul, 2010
In my work for xoxoamore, I've read a lot of erotic comics. I've seen many variations of grimy Japanese gangbangs, lesbian trans women, flannel-clad gay hipsters, and BDSM-futurist pornos. They all have their charms—some are funny,...
Lips Like Sugar
Edited by Violet Blue
Foreword by Thomas S. Roche
Cleis Press, 2012
Women's fantasy tends to get the short end of the stick: in the popular imagination, what we want is oiled-up hunks rubbing our feet as we leaf through fashion magazines. It's a lot of...
When I picked up Best Women’s Erotica 2013, I had some questions. The most glaring one was centered on the term ‘women’s erotica.’ Was the idea that it is for women? By women? About women? Perhaps all three. But that seems to leave a lot of potential consumers,...
Edited by Kathleen Warnock
Selected and introduced by Jewelle Gomez
Cleis Press, 2012
If you're a woman who loves women, cracking open the pages of Best Lesbian Erotica 2013 is going to be exciting for you: it's a steamy anthology of the best of lesbian love,...
Looking to curl up with some fresh, new erotica? How about some erotic webcomics? Webcomics are a wonderful (and cheap!) alternative with plenty of indie appeal. Mix in some erotica and you've got yourself some very interesting content and styles. There are thousands upon...
Erotica has a bad reputation. From Venus in Furs to Fifty Shades of Grey, sexually-focused writing has been dismissed as the pantings of lovelorn women who just need a good lay. It suffers from an equally embarrassing literary rep, what with all the "throbbing members" and...
Best Bondage Erotica 2012
Edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel
2011, Cleis Press
Long before the internet streamed hardcore pornography and American Apparel ads made softcore redundant, readers earned their sexual stripes by reading steamy online stories. Erotica often suffers the...
Oasis Aqualounge, 231 Mutual Street
Sunday, March 18 2012
Doors: 9:00 PM
Performance/sex show starts at 10:30 PM
Door: $20 (includes magazine)
Advance: $15 (includes magazine)
Tickets available through Editor Mike Feswick. Check...
Charlotte Room, 19 Charlotte St., Toronto ON
Saturday, February 11
Fair: 9:00 PM– midnight
Fair: $10 19+ show
For those with an eye for art and a mind for the naughty things in...