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Fifty Shades of Grey

Why We Love Fifty Shades

Linda E. Savage | Posted 10.08.2012 | Women
Linda E. Savage

Here's the message to the men out there: romantic is not only flowers and cards. It is intense sexual interest and taking time to build the fire.

Bestselling Author Says Matt Bomer Is Too Gay For 'Fifty Shades' Role

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.08.2012 | Gay Voices

A sizzling turn in this summer's "Magic Mike" may have helped Matt Bomer earn a spot on the short list for the much-anticipated movie adaptation of "F...

The Time Caitlin Moran Told Us How To Be Women

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.08.2012 | Women

The news that you are scheduled to conduct an interview in a diner at 8 a.m. in midtown Manhattan is usually pretty dreary, unless your interviewee is...

BlogHer: Martha, Katie, Soledad and Female Domination

Erica Diamond | Posted 10.07.2012 | Women
Erica Diamond

I'm back at Huff Post after a three-week blogging hiatus. It was a gift I gave myself. During my three-week blogging break, I had a chance to relax,...

WATCH: 'Supernatural' Stars Do A 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Reenactment

Posted 10.05.2012 | TV

The "Fifty Shades of Grey" craze knows no bounds. Fans of the novel and of The CW's cult hit "Supernatural" asked two stars from the show to reenact s...

Steamy Highlights from My New Erotic Novel, Fifty Shades of Chick-Fil-A

James Napoli | Posted 10.03.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

As his private helicopter, the Chicken Chopper, landed, I found my unhealthy attraction toward him swelling like the disproportionately huge end of a spicy chicken wrap.

Eight Common Sex Problems and How to Solve Them

Debra Macleod | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
Debra Macleod

The truth is, both men and women tend to complain about the same things when it comes to sex, particularly when they're in a long-term relationship. Here are eight of the most common complaints I hear from couples, along with suggestions to turn a partner's frown upside down.

'Fifty Shades of Grey': Why Women Can Keep It

Tyler Moss | Posted 10.02.2012 | Comedy
Tyler Moss

I'm no prude, as my browser history can attest, but the best-selling pop-erotica novel Fifty Shades of Grey has seared a scarlet letter into my brain.

Continually Seducing Consent: ForteFemme by Midori

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 10.01.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

When I began to learn about BDSM, I was fascinated with the image of what I perceived to be a dominatrix. What kind of person derives pleasure from the pain of another, whether physical or mental?

The Irreplaceable Book

Lamar Vest | Posted 09.30.2012 | Religion
Lamar Vest

One hotel owner in England has decided this book should replace the best-selling book of all time, The Bible, in the guest rooms of his hotel. In this hotelier's opinion, the Bible is just another book to be swapped out for a newer, trendier one.

What Do Britney Spears, Bruce Springsteen And Handcuffs Have In Common?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment

Have you ever wondered what music would accompany Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele on their journey toward everlasting love? Or, you know, what the...

PHOTO: This Is What A 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Fashion Ad Looks Like

Posted 07.28.2012 | Style

If you thought you couldn't avoid "Fifty Shades Of Grey" during your public transit commute already, it looks like the erotic novel will inundate the ...

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Might Influence The Next Baby Boom

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 09.25.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK -- Will little Sophia and Jacob morph into baby Christian and Anastasia about nine months from now? While it's impossible to declare a "Fift...

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Is The New Bible

Posted 07.24.2012 | Travel

A British hotel has replaced the ubiquitous nightstand Bible with something a bit more modern: "Fifty Shades Of Grey." The irony is that the Damson...

VOTE: Is 'Fifty Shades' Bad For Women?

Posted 07.25.2012 | Books

'Fifty Shades of Grey' has led to many discussions about its content, and its relationship to the role of women. A recent blog entry, Fifty Shades...

Fifty Shades of Grey: No Harm Done

Kathleen Schmidt | Posted 09.23.2012 | Books
Kathleen Schmidt

I had bought 'Fifty Shades of Grey' on my Kindle when all the hoopla began, but was too much of a book snob to dig into its pages. I thought, "Why would I waste my time reading something that has been said to degrade women, is terribly written, and called 'mommy porn'?" I was wrong.

What Does the "Fifty Shades" Trilogy Say About Gender Thinking?

Quora | Posted 09.20.2012 | Books

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Christopher Fraser is an English graduate and writer of weird fiction. His debut collection of short...

Fifty Shades of Prey

Pastor Douglas Wilson | Posted 09.21.2012 | Books
Pastor Douglas Wilson

Fifty Shades of Grey began as Twilight fan fiction. This is no accident at all. The two publishing phenomena are using the same basic device -- women who learn to view themselves as prey.

Attention Ladies: Prince Charming Doesn't Exist -- Neither Does Christian Grey

Natalie Thomas | Posted 09.18.2012 | Women
Natalie Thomas

So let's rework the stories. Or, better yet, write our own. One with regular people doing everyday and extraordinary things. No tiaras, castles or princes needed.

Our Favorite '50 Shades' Inspired Artworks

Posted 07.19.2012 | Arts

Who knew the one thing that could bring the wide range of women riding the subway together was a rich businessman with a predilection for BDSM? "Fifty...

The First Shades of Grey: 10 Groundbreaking Erotic Reads

Jane Friedman | Posted 09.16.2012 | Books
Jane Friedman

The public's heated response to E. L. James's Fifty Shades trilogy seems to indicate that a book that speaks frankly and passionately about sex is a new invention. But the truth is there are many seductive titles that deserve to be rediscovered.

Fifty Shades of Soundbite

Mark Knight | Posted 09.16.2012 | Media
Mark Knight

In the fast-expanding media world, choosing the right soundbite is a vital ingredient of any interview. Journalists need to bring color to their stories, and bland corporate speak is unlikely to please their editors.

Dadmissions: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' (Alternate)

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 09.14.2012 | Comedy
Pete Wilgoren

Christian Grey is in his mid-twenties, short in stature and tall in irritation.  When he walks into a night spot with his beer cozy in hand, look out...

Fifty Shades of Gray Meets Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?: Live Blogging Cheryl Dunye's New Lesbian Chick-Whip Flick

Tomas Mournian | Posted 07.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

When I heard about Mommy is Coming, the collaboration between filmmaker Cheryl Dunye and writer-activist Sarah Schulman, I was intrigued. It promised a new spin: S&M lesbian porn by way of FIfty Shades of Gray and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

You'll Never Guess What 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Has Spiked Sales For

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.11.2012 | Home

"Fifty Shades Of Grey" has quickly become a global phenomenon. The book has spent 18 weeks on the NYTimes best seller list for print and E-book fictio...