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Jessa Crispin is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Bookslut.com.

Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity

HUMAN NATURE

Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity

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How Weimar culture gave birth to a sexual revolution. Review by Jessa Crispin.
Two Serious Ladies

Reviews & Essays

Two Serious Ladies

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Jane Bowles's radical fiction was as defiantly unconventional as its author.

Love Like Cosima

Advice

Love Like Cosima

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My friends are getting divorced for all the wrong reasons. What do I do?

The Sandman

Advice

The Sandman

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Is there a book that can make my sister stop acting like an automaton?

The Pram in the Hall

Advice

The Pram in the Hall

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Will having a child ruin my career as an artist?

Down One Woman

Advice

Down One Woman

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If my best friend is also my lover -- why do I feel so alone?

Bridging the Gap

Advice

Bridging the Gap

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Parents and the planets they live on.

Worlds Colliding

Advice

Worlds Colliding

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What if you and the person you love have nothing in common?

The Human Stain

Advice

The Human Stain

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When the ideals of activism meet the realities of unpleasant people.

Envy’s Appetite

Advice

Envy’s Appetite

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My friend wants me to suffer like she does.

Alone Again, Naturally

Advice

Alone Again, Naturally

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Is coming home to an empty apartment depressing? Or delightful?

Psyche’s Sister

Advice

Psyche’s Sister

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Criticism of their unconventional living arrangment threatens one couple's happiness.