Macho Sluts: Erotic Fiction
When it was first published in 1988, Patrick Califia's Macho Sluts, a collection of S/M stories set in San Francisco's dyke bathhouses, sex parties, and S/M gay bars, shocked the lesbian community and caused an upheaval in the field of queer publishing. Nobody had ever written so frankly about the kinky potential of woman-to-woman sex (and nobody has ever done it any bette...more
I read it a few times (some stories more than others) then my copy sat on my s ...more
Having said that, this is a groundbreaking classic that opened up a new world of lesbian sexuality. The book was challenged repeatedly and was confiscated r ...more
buying the volume for. It's about a FEMINIST SOCIALIST dystopia that even I as a radical feminist found believable, showing that misogyny isn't the only ingredient in homophobia, whoraphobia, transphobia, and the fear and hatred of kink. And it's not just ideology either--Califia manages to paint th ...more
Pat sure can write.
Warning: This book contains possibly triggering material.
Aside from the middle piece and most lenghty piece in the book, which causes me internal conflict (in oh so many ways, yum/hate/concern/can't stop reading), the rest of the pieces are what we love about Califia--fabulous genderfucking and well, just fucking.
The intro about ce ...more