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“Alter Ego” is a Bad Movie Omotola is Allowed to Have

In 1998, best-selling American author Sidney Sheldon published Tell Me Your Dreams, a novel about a young working-class woman suffering from multiple personality disorder. Distilled with all the classic Sheldon-style elements, Tell Me Your Dreams inhabited a world of sex, castration-induced murders, and vain lipstick superficiality. Even within that fictional space, there was the question…

Rise of the Super Bugs against Oral Sex

I was once in a class in university where my lecturer said, “Sex isn’t between two people. There are millions of other participants.” She was talking about microorganisms. Last week, we got to know that antibiotic resistant gonorrhoea bacteria has been identified. How does antibiotic resistance happen? Antibiotic resistance happens when organisms are not susceptible to…

Should Poor People Have Orgasms?

Like ageism, and other isms, I’ve often thought the concept of classism as a boring ‘bushwa’ construct. I think of it as some imaginary yet concrete line drawn by the rich to remind everyone, especially the lower class, of their place in the grand scheme of things. And the more I try deconstructing this concept,…