DeMisty D. Bellinger

Graceful Sex: Clearly Stating What We Want and When We Want It

The recently revealed story involving Aziz Ansari and "Grace" has us asking ourselves even more questions about sex, sexual (mis)conduct, and consent.   First, I want to put something to bed quickly: to call what happened between Aziz Ansari and Grace “bad sex” is just wrong. Bad sex is when she doesn’t have an orgasm, or he doesn’t have an ... Read the full article
DeMisty D. Bellinger

DeMisty D. Bellinger teaches creative writing, African-American studies, and women, gender, and sexuality studies at Fitchburg State University. She has an MFA from Southampton College and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in many places, including Necessary Fiction and Forklift, Ohio. DeMisty was a full fellow at the Vermont Studio Center in 2015. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and twin daughters.

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