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Jilly Cooper pay attention: This is what lesbians really want from sex scenes

Jilly Cooper pay attention: This is what lesbians really want from sex scenes

As best-selling writer Jilly Cooper considers writing her first sex that is lesbian, Kaite Welsh offers her suggestions about just just what homosexual ladies really would like

11:48AM BST 06 Oct 2015

The news headlines that Jilly Cooper would like to write a lesbian romp could have raised eyebrows in the Cheltenham Literature Festival this week, nonetheless it definitely highlights a gap that is yawning the marketplace.

Visitors have experienced an explosion in raunchy literature ever since Christian Grey invited Anastasia into their workplace, but it is all been completely during the hetero end regarding the Kinsey Scale, because of the odd menage a trois tossed set for a little bit of additional titillation. Gay males are well-served too, and even though probably the most respected writers out you can find right ladies.

As a previous relationship reviewer for Publishers Weekly – where ‘romance’ often skewed to the adult end for the range – i have look over realms about gay spies, brokeback mountaineers as well as minimum one wheelchair-accessible orgy, nevertheless the paucity of lesbians getting jiggy made me wonder if i ought to get my E. L James on and pen my personal bonkbuster that is bestselling. Write the smut you intend to see within the world, as Ghandi don’t state.

Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux in ‘Blue could be the Warmest Colour’

Jilly Cooper have to be careful though because even if things do get X-rated between two feamales in popular culture, it’s managed therefore poorly it makes me personally as being a gay woman give consideration to a life of celibacy, or even worse – guys. The award-winning 2013 movie Blue could be the Warmest Colour showcased hazily-shot cringe-worthy scenes; Buffy the Vampire Slayer faded to black with magical metaphors and BBC lesbo drama Lip provider wielded adult toys with the elegance of a teenage kid cut loose in Anne Summers. Continue reading