Paula Erizanu
Writer, Freelance

Paula Erizanu is a freelance writer focusing on ideas, people, the arts, and eastern Europe. Her writing has appeared in CNN, The Guardian, and Dazed, among others. She lives in London. 

Written by Paula Erizanu

Detail from a 1926 Soviet poster ‘Emancipated women – Build Socialism!’ Photo by Getty

Essay/
Sex and sexuality
The revolutionary sex

For one shining moment, being a Russian woman meant sexual freedom and radical equality. Never seen before – or since

Paula Erizanu