Notes on Leaving: Photo Memoir and My New SF MoMA Open Space Column

I have published four pieces on Open Space, an interdisciplinary publishing platform by San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art as part of a residency, and have now become a permanent artist columnist for the project, joining a family that includes a few of my mentors and idols like Dodie Bellamy, Bean Gilsdorf, Dynasty Handbag, Xandra … Read moreNotes on Leaving: Photo Memoir and My New SF MoMA Open Space Column

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

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