Recent Examples on the WebNobody did more to eroticize aviator shades and sideburns than Nez.
Rob Sheffield, Rolling Stone, 10 Dec. 2021 And in this drama of opposing forces, through this brutal dialectic, aspects of each woman’s anatomy are grotesquely eroticized by her adversary: buttocks for the black woman, breasts for her white counterpart.
Zadie Smith, The New York Review of Books, 11 Feb. 2020 They’ve been eroticized by Botticelli and vilified by Dickens and Shakespeare since long before Jean Harlow played a home-wrecking seductress in the 1932 film Red Headed Woman.
Lena Dunham, Vogue, 18 Aug. 2017 Of course, politically incorrect racial fantasia aren’t the only eroticized taboo.
Maureen O’connor, The Cut, 11 June 2017
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