I’m publishing a weekly news round up of stories from around the sex industry over at Peepshow Media called ICYMIXXX . I hope people get some use of it, as I find it really useful to write out what’s happening and document it for historical meaning, especially when we’re experiencing a global pandemic and governmental … Read more New Writing Up at Peepshow Media magazine!
Some things you must know about before you can understand this essay would be What FOSTA Is, and What Sex Work is. I no longer have the bandwidth to cover these things anew in my writing so follow along as best you can, or go read up a little first and come back. Your choice. … Read more The Frontlines of the War On Sex are Being Fought by Sex Workers, and We Are Fighting The Battle of a Lifetime Right Now.
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 more Pop Pornography: A Party with Cardi
Courtney Trouble and Chelsea Poe return to Europe with an all-new queer porn art film and some surprises! Locate your closest city and plan your trip now: XØXØX is described by Poe as “a new kind of queer porn film, filled with art and truly explicit pornography.” Incorporating trippy visuals from various places including Berlin, … Read more XØXØX Screenings in Amsterdam and Berlin this month!
19 October 2019 – 26 October 2019 Free Entry, Low Studios, 1 Chingford Road, London Full Text for ‘Fuck the Digital’ exhibition Fuck the Digital An intimate exhibition exploring the physicality, loneliness and politics of the sexual body in the digital age A host of international contemporary artists and film makers explores what happens to … Read more Fuck The Digital, London
September 25 @ 7:30 pm Skylight Books 1818 N Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027 Phone:+13236601175 Website:http://www.skylightbooks.com/ Skylight Books presents LAMBDA Litfest reading by the contributors of “Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers Poetry.” This book is a fiercely groundbreaking exploration of intimacy, transactional sex, identity, healing, and resilience. Hustling Verse (Arsenal Pulp Press) Pre Order Hustling Verse … Read more LAMBDA Litfest reading by the contributors of “Hustling Verse”
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 more Notes on Leaving: Photo Memoir and My New SF MoMA Open Space Column
Tucked behind the Queen of the Desert (aka Vagina Rock), in a sexy garage/recording studio situation, I stood next to my friends April Flores and Cinnamon Maxxine covered in homemade lube, red latex, and lime netting, a little bit stoned and more than a little confounded that I had somehow found myself on the set … Read more RUB Music Video Performance
June 30th 2019 marks the 10th Annual Queerly Beloved pride party at the legendary El Rio in San Francisco, CA. The party is hosted by Courtney Trouble and is conceptualised every year as “the queer patio party you’d rather be at,” in contrast to the congested and commercialized pride festivities in other parts of town. … Read more Queerly Beloved X
CCA Alumni Exhibition June 15 – July 26 2019 My piece for this show is three photographs of the “porn floor,” a collage of my favorite of my own smutty photographs glued to the cement floor of my academic art studio during the 2015-2016 MFA years. It began as an exercise for a book idea, … Read more Alumni Show Announcement! Alma Mater: Methods