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

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 moreSubversive 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 moreCourtney 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 moreA DIFFERENT KIND OF SEX TOY REVIEW: SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING STRIPPER HEELS