The film makes me cautiously optimistic that queer women might see more films in the future where they can take everything in, and never once have to look away.
A century ago, early British nudists had to fight for the right to publish naked photos – the similarities with social media today are striking.
Smith’s adaptation uses Chaucer’s references to sexual desire, domestic violence and freedom of choice to explore contemporary concerns such as the sex-positive movement, #MeToo, and incels culture.
While today zenanas may be long gone and forgotten, Chughtai’s rendition of the fragmented nature of female spaces remains starkly relevant.
While we may be free to be sexually experimental online in so many ways, it is not free from the sexual history of our physical bodies and their oppression …
Demisexuals don't feel sexual desire without strong emotional attachment. Grey asexuals feel sexual desire, but rarely. Are they the same thing?