All the red flags, the little bells ding-ding-dinging in your head, the sign...– From a very, very, very new piece. Rough, but. I’m excited about where it’s going.
It’s like this feminine diminutive that’s the kiss of death. You’ll notice that...– The Wrong Stuff : XXX: Sex Critic Susie Bright on Being Wrong (via melissa)
Third Wave Foundation supports the work of young people to make powerful change...– Part of the solution: youth engaged in sex work & the sex trade (or, the payoff from ten years of sex worker advocacy within the feminist movement)
Sex Workers' Writing Workshop THIS AFTERNOON! Come...
Sex Workers’ Writing Workshop September: Saturday, September 18th, 2-4pm (Now on Saturday afternoons!) Center for Sex & Culture, 1519 Mission Street, San Francisco (cross street 11th — it’s the building with the pink awning) Sliding scale $10-$20 (more if you can, less if you can’t, **nobody turned away** — if you’re broke you should still come write with...
After that emo post, I had to leave you with some... →
After that last emo post, I had to bring some hope: Advocates for Informed Choice does amazing work advocating for intersex people and ending unnecessary, non-consensual medical treatments. You should give them lots of love and bags of money. Thank you, AIC, for all the good you do in the world.
Who’d have thought a celebrated Ivy League medical center would sanction and...– Read the rest of the article here, please. For the record? Sadly, this doesn’t surprise me. But it does disgust me. Also, while I’m very thankful that the author of the article is clearly on the side of a) the kids and b) informed consent, I really wish they’d use the word...
September Happenings: HEAVY ROTATION Fri 9/10...
Hey folks! I’ve got two events happening this month that I’d love to see you out at! This Friday, September 10th, Heavy Rotation is a benefit for the St. James Infirmary. (I won’t be performing, but I’ll be there at the St. James table.) Come out and shake it on the dance floor, see some amazing queer performers, and support St. James’ amazing work providing holistic...
seeing other people having sex is reassuring and enlightening. it calmed the...– patrick califia, “public sex” from public sex: the culture of radical sex (via tissie)
This one time I was at a 3-year-old’s party and their rave-head parents thought...– From Badgermama’s Best Punk Rock Songs for Kids. Best New Wave Songs for Kids is also awesome. I <3 you, Lizzard.
Upcoming Benefits for St. James: TODAY'S BEER BUST...
Today, I will be at the Eagle in a pink dress & leopard print sneakers, selling beer & raffle tickets for the St. James Infirmary. Come to our Beer Bust & pony up for sex worker health! Also, wrap some tickets around me & win something! The circumference of my rack = 26 tix = lucky for you! TODAY, 3-6pm, Eagle Tavern in SF, 12th & Harrison, $8 bust (heh), unlimited beer+food,...
One standout story called “Bambino” is written by Gina de Vries...– The BUST blog just called my piece in Coming & Crying a standout. Wow. Blush! I’m chuckling just a little at the description of my work (for the record, I wouldn’t say my piece or this blog are “gender-free”). But mostly, I’m honored that “Bambino” was...