Sex for Fun

On the politics of control and why people are so bothered by female sexual pleasure

Elizabeth Spiers
5 min readJul 13, 2022

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Photo by Alexander Krivitskiy on Unsplash

I am not a child psychologist, but being the mother of a precocious seven year old has taught me one immutable fact about children: it’s axiomatic that the child with the most forbidden knowledge will inevitably distribute it to all of their classmates. I remember this from my own childhood because this…

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Elizabeth Spiers

Writer, NYU j-school prof, political commentator, digital strategist, ex-editor in chief of The New York Observer, founding editor of Gawker