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Book review: Katarina Wennstam’s ’Flickan och skammen – En bok om samhällets syn på slampor’ (2016) (’The girl and the shame – a book about the society’s view on sluts’)

”Girls and women have always been demonised for their sexuality. The female lust has always been questioned, shrouded by rules and control. The woman who has not followed the narrow model has been smothered, cheapened, become a pariah.”   This is Wennstam’s third reportage book after ’Flickan och skulden’ (’The girl and the guilt’, 2002)… Read more »

Sex debate about 50 Shades of Grey

Bokomslag 50 Shades

Last week REALSTARS participated in Kulturhuset’s event ‘Sex debate and film screening: Fifty shades of moral panic?’. A panel discussion took place after a special screening of The Ceremony, a movie about famous French dominatrix Catherine Robbe-Gillet. Sex advisor Katerina Janouch, director Lina Mannheimer, journalist Quetzala Blanco and debater and BDSM practitioner Zandar Hedlund primarily… Read more »