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Right-wing Frenchmen More Sexually Dominant?

Far-Left Voters More Likely to Share Their Wives, Right Wingers More Sexually Dominant, Claims Study

I don’t think this would surprise anybody:

“Le Pen voters are generally less influenced by feminist culture …”

It doesn’t surprise me that right-wing men are more dominant and possessive sexually.

Another gratuitous short-haired brunette post


Nadège du Bospertus

As I remark in the comments, she was usually smiling. It was typical of her. For example:



A man cannot compete with God

A man cannot
compete with God.
Such a pity her
neat, tall figure
was covered by
the habit of a
postulant nun.
She would come
from the small
convent next door
and sit in the same
place in the church
every morning.
That was such
a cold winter.


(Julian O’Dea)

like whirlwinds

we travel like
whirlwinds in the
red desert
made of nothing
but briefly gathered

(Julian O’Dea)

Another bonbon girl with a bow


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Nadege du Bospertus, model. Yves Saint Laurent, Autumn-Winter 1992, Couture.

Women as Sweetmeats

And a bonus bonbon song:



cupping her
like a lover
all day
and gloating
at his

(Julian O’Dea)

“Audrey Rouget” as career woman

From The Last Days of Disco (1998): “Audrey Rouget” as unmarried career woman (publishing editor) at the disco on the right:


Here she is in Metropolitan (1990):


I am of the party that she should have become Mrs Charlie Black. He was the right boy for her.

Whit Stillman, the director, is one of the more socially conservative movie directors, but turning one of his best characters into a presumably childless career woman isn’t going to save his WASP community.