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Essays by

Erin Thompson

 

Museum Lover

I had forgotten to ask Louis whether to use the formal vous or the familiar tu in a sex club. Usually you use vous for strangers, but what if you were allowing the stranger’s husband to put your hand on his cock?

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The Guantánamo Spot

I stood in the middle of a Manhattan sidewalk. Pedestrians shoaled off on either side while a camera pointed at me from downstream. A producer yelled at me to smile, but instead, I pressed my lips together. I wasn’t […]

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