So I was watching Outlander’s first season finale last Sunday (don’t laugh, New Yorker’s TV critic Emily Nussbaum recommends it), enjoying its general gender bending approach to the fantasy genre, when I realized “Houston, we have a problem.”
The show’s supervillain? The one who gets off on torture and rape? He specifically gets off on men. Well, I thought that cliché was long since played out: the evil one is gay.
Pickup lines can be very annoying. You have to admit though, some can be pretty witty and creative! Here is the finest collection of the worst and the best pickup lines from the people of Groningen.
“It’s not cheating when it’s online, is it?” This question is commonly asked on forums as internet affairs are becoming more frequent as research projects suggest that between 20 to 70% of partners have committed adultery, and the internet has made this all too easy. The internet has given us unprecedented access to almost everything we desire, testing our loyalties in ways we never imagined.
After May 22nd’s historic vote in Ireland to allow same sex marriage The Hook is investigating marriage equality debates in different countries. In a three-part series we will look at the issue in Germany, Australia and Italy, where the Irish vote has sparked wider public debate.
Australia’s debate over Marriage Equality continued to rumble on after the vote in favour in Ireland. The days following events in Dublin saw the Australian Labour party Leader Bill Shorten move to introduce a bill which would pave the way for Australia to follow Ireland’s example.
After three days covering 30 years of Disco decadence, Rave romance, and Trip-Hop teasing, we’re wrapping up with the first decade of the new Millennium. The 2000’s gave us plenty of music to put your hands up for and plenty we’d rather forget.
It also gave us a song by one of the sexiest rock’n’roll outfit ever assembled: Queens of the Stone Age’s 2007’s single ‘Make it Wit Chu’ wins this decade’s sexiest title for proving, once and for all, that Jonathan Swift was right: “It is observed that the red-haired of both sexes are more libidinous and mischievous than the rest.” Continue reading Sexiest Song of… The 2000’s
We are all familiar with the words femininity and masculinity but each of us has a different definition for them. Is a man allowed to cry? Should women wear lipstick and seductive dresses? And who does the dishes at home? We went on the streets of Groningen to ask people how they define gender roles.
By Radost Gospodinova
Pack your bags and set off on a long, well-deserved voyage to an isolated beach in a foreign country as summer is finally banging on the door. Before things get too exciting and exotic, or shall I say, sexotic, take a good look at this selection of some really unconventional sex rituals in different tribes all over the world.
Some sex workers just sell the sexual act while others claim to offer “true love.” But whatever the proposition is, it’s for money. The Hook talked to a prostitute and an ex-gigolo about their work in the Dutch sex business.