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Finding freedom from a binding binary

Finding freedom from a binding binary

By Charlotte Collins

November 17, 2015

Stephanie Skora’sCC hair has been a point of issue for her. She didn’t want a short cut for fear of projecting the traditional male image, consistent with the gender she was assigned at birth, but something about growing the long tresses stereotypically expected of women didn’t fit her quite right either...

From sadism to social commentary: “Venus in Fur” has it all

From sadism to social commentary: “Venus in Fur” has it all

By Lillian Barkley

October 30, 2014

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch wrote the book on masochism.  The novel, “Venus in Furs,” was adapted into a stage production by David Ives in 2010. The Power Play follows a successful playwright and struggling actress during a tumultuous audition filled with sexual tension, sadism and plenty of com...