Posts tagged "Pornography"

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: How to Come Out Like a Pornstar, the Book!

The ways in which we “come out” — or DON’T — say a lot about who we are, and how we are perceived. Responses paint a candid portrait of our family, friends and neighbors. Porn is not something many people openly talk about, often out of protection and privacy. Coming out can expose shame as...
"Born into Porn" Kickstarter Documentary about Porn and the Family

“Born into Porn” Kickstarter Documentary about Porn and the Family

I’m a big fan of crowdfunding, and frequently search Kickstarter and IndieGoGo for projects related to queer sexuality, gender, pornography, and other things that I find of interest. Such as this new project, a documentary on the private lives of performers who have children, called “Born into Porn.” As a performer myself, I’ve worked with...
An AMERICAN ECSTASY in Photos

An AMERICAN ECSTASY in Photos

What was it like to work as a photographer on porn sets in New York in the 1980’s? Help fund “AMERICAN ECSTASY”, a new photo book by photographer Barbara Nitke, to see for yourself through beautiful photographs that capture the atmosphere from the set. A picture tells a thousand words, possibly more if it’s naughty! Barbara’s...

Call for Submissions: New Views on Pornography: Sexuality, Politics, and the Law, 2 Volumes

I’m excited to pass this along. I myself am contemplating submissions, should I find the time! (I’m one of the contributors to the forthcoming book The Feminist Porn Studies: Writing by Academics and Sex Industry Workers, edited by Tristan Taormino, Constance Penley, Ph.D, Celine Parreñas Shimizu, and Mireille Miller-Young, Ph.D.) So it’s great to see...

Interviews are so damn hot

Lately I’ve been asked to do a lot of interviews. Sometimes they’re for magazines and websites, and other times they’re for students writing papers and thesis projects on the subjects of porn, feminism, queers and kink. I love sharing my thoughts and am thrilled that students are creating dialogue about queer sex, pornography, and are...