Pop Pornography: A Party with Cardi

The set began with the recorded intro from “Get Up 10” coming through the sound system while Cardi B’s dancers took formation on the dark stage at the Hard Rock Hotel’s smallest venue, Vinyl. The song is one of the notoriously omnisexual musical artist Cardi B’s sex worker manifestos; describing how stripping saved her from … Read morePop Pornography: A Party with Cardi

I’m A 90’s (Porno) Bitch

Introduced to the birth of internet porn around the birth of my own puberty, I used to encounter porn (Pamela Anderson’s sex tape, Girls Gone Wild among the most common) in the forms of public freebies on early websites or in file sharing chat rooms on IRC. Before the internet entered my life I was … Read moreI’m A 90’s (Porno) Bitch

Porn’s New Key Words: Feminist Porn Conference 2014 KeyNote

I can see how doing a “keynote” at such a young age could be a set-up for disaster, but all in all I think some of these ideas make sense to me while others need further consideration. It’s a moment in time where I felt like those using the “ethical porn” and “feminist porn” labels … Read morePorn’s New Key Words: Feminist Porn Conference 2014 KeyNote

Finding Gender Through Porn Performance

Originally printed in the debut issue of the academic journal Porn Studies, reprinted on Huffington Post.  Queer porn means different things to different people – but to me, it means porn that is out of the box, out of the closet, and shamelessly sex-positive. Queer porn’s endless combinations of genders and sexualities allow its performers … Read moreFinding Gender Through Porn Performance

How Growing Up Riot Grrrl Informed my Art/Porn/Work/Whatever

I found riot grrrl the summer after a shitty freshman year at high school. I was really smart but none of my teachers took me seriously. All my friends were stoner dropouts on the corner and because they were my friends, and i was out as bisexual, and looked like a punk, i was treated … Read moreHow Growing Up Riot Grrrl Informed my Art/Porn/Work/Whatever

A DIFFERENT KIND OF SEX TOY REVIEW: SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING STRIPPER HEELS

I have quite the history in the adult industry. I’ve been a phone sex slut, a pornographer, a web cam girl (not sharing that link!), an advertising manager for the now-defunct On Our Back Magazine, a sex educator for Good Vibrations, a peepshow girl at the Lusty Lady… That’s where this little tale begins. Some of my favorite shoes have … Read moreA DIFFERENT KIND OF SEX TOY REVIEW: SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING STRIPPER HEELS