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


Subversive Smut Made By Ladies, Artists, And Queers: The Anatomy Of Queer Porn

2012 Fleshbot, Subversive Smut Made By Ladies, Artists, And Queers: The Anatomy Of Queer Porn The first way that I ever described the kind of porn I was making and buying for No Fauxxx back in 2002 was “Subversive Smut Made By Ladies, Artists, and Queers.” I still use this motto to this day to describe … Read more Subversive Smut Made By Ladies, Artists, And Queers: The Anatomy Of Queer Porn


Courtney Trouble’s Guide To Trans Porn

2012 Fleshbot, Courtney Trouble’s Guide To Trans Porn  I’m not a trans woman, or a trans man. (Side note, I am not cisgender, either.) These are just my observations of what I believe is missing from the mainstream trans porn genre – and things for fans and cisgender participants to remember when watching trans porn. … Read more Courtney Trouble’s Guide To Trans Porn


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