After E. L. James tapped the female-fantasy mother lode with her Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy—on which she has been building an erotically themed empire—the first-time novelist negotiated unusual control over the hotly anticipated film that hits theaters on Valentine’s Day. But her approved director was another strong-willed British woman, Sam Taylor-Johnson. Vanessa Grigoriadis learns about their clash of visions, as well as the invisible force on the set: the fans.


The 32st Annual Leather Pride Night roars into The Eagle NYC, June 21st, 2014 with LPNXXXI: The Bear Essentials! You’re not going to want to miss this fierce and friendly celebration of New York’s fetish friends and families, as we join together to tear the house down and raise money for some amazing community partners!

Join us from 6 PM to 10 PM with a collection of performances by burlesque and fetish world favorites, raffles, prizes and fantastic surprises all for the benefit of New Alternatives and Cycle for the Cause’s Team Eagle.

When: Saturday, June 21, 2014 · 6:00 PM –10:00 PM
Where: The Eagle, 554 W. 28th Street. (bet. 10th/11th Ave.)
Cost: $20 in advance; $25 at door (includes one drink ticket)

Tickets: $20 (in advance); $25 at the door (includes one drink ticket)

Buy tickets online:

Facebook Page – like us! (Also please “like” and/or comment on status updates, photos, posts. The more action we get, the more visible we are on Facebook.)

Facebook Event – join + invite friends!

Fetlife Event – rsvp!

Fetlife Group – join!


Twitter – follow!

Hashtag: #LPN31

This was at the Walter Reade in NY, but was sold out by the time I heard about it. It’ll be shown on HBO on June 23rd.

Galleries from Hegre Art

by Viviane on 11/17/2013

in sex


Valerie Tropical Treasure

Flora and Zaika Sex in the Sea

Kiki Blue Sky

Alya Body Reflections

Noody Thai Super Model Part 2

Mirabell Tub Games

Clover Petite Panties

Flora and Zaika Hegre ArtFlora Medical Student

Yara Sensuous

Kiki Thai Tub

Tereza Blue Med

Coxy Mermaid

Valerie Agent Provocateur By Alya

Purr Little Cat



Caitlyn Becker moderates a group including Marketplace series author Laura Antoniou erotica writer Ella Boureau, JuicyPinkBox’s Jincey Lumpkin and AfterEllen’s Trish Bendix (with a shout out to Susie Bright).