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Perspectives

Real Dolls, “Guys and Dolls,” and Me

This past week, I was reading Arielle Loren’s piece, “Yes, There Are Men That Date Life-Size Dolls,” a look into the world of Real Dolls, their owners, and the documentary that brought them into the light. For those who may not know, Real Dolls are life-sized dolls predominantly used for sex (though not exclusively). Manufactured by […]

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Feminism

Roxxxy, the Official Mascot of Rape Culture

Thanks to a few midnight episodes of Real Sex on HBO, I was familiar with the concept of the Real Doll, a lifelike synthetic woman doll costing upwards of $5000.  Unlike the charming love story of Lars and the Real Girl (which I may view as charming only because it features Ryan Gosling), I’m guess […]