The New Cosmo Will Have Less Sex Advice, Fewer Gay Men

Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles says her magazine is going to focus less on telling women how to please their men. "Cosmo is a magazine by women, for women, about women," says Coles. "And we are about women feeling proud of any choice they make. The issue is when you make a choice own it, and if it's a mistake, then move on." Literally any choice. Cosmo lives in a magical world where the relativity fairy has made all choices completely equal, and so Cosmo supports any choice you make. Choose your choice. Kum-ba-ya, bitches.

Coles also says she thinks women have been encouraged to take too much sex advice from gay men:

"A couple of male gay friends of mine have suggested they write sex columns for me. And I was like ‘Buddy, women are fine without advice from gay men. Women have been around since the Garden of Eden, and you know what, we were tempting just fine back then. I feel like there's been this weird move, partly directed by Sex in the City, where suddenly gay men were supposed to be oracles for women," Coles said. "And actually, women love gay men, and of course we want them in our lives, but they don't have to be the be all and end all for sex advice."

[The Cut]


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