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Culture, The Exhibitionist Sex Worker Pirate Radio: The WhoreCast Goes Live

Sex Worker Pirate Radio: The WhoreCast Goes Live

The Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival kicks off nine days of film, performance, and lectures in an exuberant manner this week. Sex work activist Siouxsie Q is opening the festival with a live version of her acclaimed podcast, The…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist <em>Aroused</em>: New Female Porn Star Documentary Brings Up Same Old Stereotypes

Aroused: New Female Porn Star Documentary Brings Up Same Old Stereotypes

In the opening of Aroused, photographer Deborah Anderson promises great things: "This is not a movie about porn," she says in her opening narration. "This is a story about women. Their dreams, their desires, and their lives." The film is…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Dear John Letters: An Anthology of Stories from Hookers, Customers, and Assorted Sex Workers

Dear John Letters: An Anthology of Stories from Hookers, Customers, and Assorted Sex Workers

Sex workers have become much more visible in politics and culture over the last couple of decades. Thanks to a surge of activism starting in the 1990s, memoirs and essays about sex work have become their own subgenre. Even in…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Peaches Does Herself at the Mezzanine

Peaches Does Herself at the Mezzanine

Peaches has made a career out of fucking with genre and with gender for more than 10 years now. She does cock-rock as easily as electro-pop, and she's been known to rock a pretty impressive cock or two as…
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Calendar, Night&Day Genre-Bender

Genre-Bender

Peaches has made a career out of fucking with genre and with gender for more than 10 years now. She does cock-rock as easily as electro-pop, and she’s been known to rock a pretty impressive cock or two as part…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist <I>This American Life</i> Lawyers Force This American Whore Podcast to Change Its Name

This American Life Lawyers Force This American Whore Podcast to Change Its Name

Local sex work activist Siouxsie Q announced today that she has decided to resolve her conflict with Chicago Public Media and Ira Glass by changing the name of her podcast from This American Whore to The Whorecast.See Also: This…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Sex-Positive Racism: Holding Alt Communities Accountable

Sex-Positive Racism: Holding Alt Communities Accountable

Two events this month highlighted why alternative sexuality communities, which pride themselves on an ethic of broad tolerance, remain so overwhelmingly white. First, a January 31 story in Jezebel publicized the decision of porn mogul Joanna Angel to portray an…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Do This Tonight: Naked Men Reading H.P. Lovecraft at Stage Werx

Do This Tonight: Naked Men Reading H.P. Lovecraft at Stage Werx

For those of you who didn't get the handbook, Rule 34 of the Internet states: "If you can imagine it, there is porn of it. No exceptions." Even if you keep Rule 34 in mind, H.P. Lovecraft is kind of…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist <i>This American Life</i> Tells Local Podcaster: No Whores Allowed

This American Life Tells Local Podcaster: No Whores Allowed

The popularity of Ira Glass's public radio program This American Life is based on one simple insight: Stories are important. Its long-form structure is a rarity in an era of soundbites and 140-character tweets; its success depends on people being…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Hawkeye Initiative Pokes Fun at Sexist Comics, but Is It Backfiring?

The Hawkeye Initiative Pokes Fun at Sexist Comics, but Is It Backfiring?

The concept behind the hot new Tumblr, the Hawkeye Initiative, is simple: In order to demonstrate just how much superhero comics distort the bodies of female characters, fans take real comic art and redraw it, replacing the female characters with…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Is More than Grief and Death

Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Is More than Grief and Death

December 17 is one of the few times that you'll see the deaths of sex workers mourned publicly and sincerely. For the rest of the year, sex workers who die at the hands of clients, police, or pimps are reduced…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist 2012 Good Vibrations Sex Summit Is a Veritable Sex-Nerd Orgy

2012 Good Vibrations Sex Summit Is a Veritable Sex-Nerd Orgy

San Francisco is brimming with sex events and conferences, but Charlie Glickman, the Education Program Manager at Good Vibrations, and staff sexologist Carol Queen organized the 2012 Sex Summit because they saw most of those conferences lacking the breadth of…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Good Vibrations Wants You to Come ... to the Quickies Erotic Shorts Film Festival

Good Vibrations Wants You to Come ... to the Quickies Erotic Shorts Film Festival

San Francisco has so many film festivals, it's easy for them to all blur together. Not only do a lot of them overlap in what films they show, but there's little difference in presentation: You sit in a dark room…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist <i>Love and Rockets</i> Celebrates 30 Years of Queer, Punk Comic Genius

Love and Rockets Celebrates 30 Years of Queer, Punk Comic Genius

Love and Rockets turns 30 this year. Most people don't associate Love and Rockets with the legendary comic book by Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez (with occasional contributions by their brother Mario), but with the alt-rock band that named themselves after…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Remembering Alt Sexuality Writer and Pioneer Bill Brent

Remembering Alt Sexuality Writer and Pioneer Bill Brent

On September 26, the friends and loved ones of Bill Brent will gather at the Center of Sex and Culture to remember the life and work of a man who was once one of the city's most well-regarded publishers and…
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Music, All Shook Down Amanda Palmer On Being Online: "I Sometimes Feel Like Reality Itself Is Passing Me By"

Amanda Palmer On Being Online: "I Sometimes Feel Like Reality Itself Is Passing Me By"

Amanda Palmer is one of the best examples of how the Internet and social media have brought celebrities down from Olympus. Where Robert "I am a golden god!" Plant and his bandmates were basically accessible to only selected groupies and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Kink.com Co-Stars with James Franco in <em>About Cherry</em>

Kink.com Co-Stars with James Franco in About Cherry

There is no shortage of films about sex work. Hollywood has always loved to toy with the forbidden allure of women and men who make money having sex in person or on video. But whether playing sex work as comedy…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Love, Sex, Porn, and Family: Femina Potens' ASKEW Film and Performance Festival

Love, Sex, Porn, and Family: Femina Potens' ASKEW Film and Performance Festival

San Francisco has a long reputation -- sometimes deserved, sometimes not -- of being the place to come to if you want to do all the things that mom, dad, and your teachers told you not to. The right wing…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Fourth Annual Atheist Film Festival Believes In You

The Fourth Annual Atheist Film Festival Believes In You

This Saturday, the Atheist Film Festival will take over the Roxie Theater for the fourth year running, something that will no doubt surprise the, um, "hell" out of lots of people who never knew such a thing ever existed. The…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Gays Will Kill You! A Look Back on Creepy Propaganda Film <em>Boys Beware</em>

The Gays Will Kill You! A Look Back on Creepy Propaganda Film Boys Beware

With the flamboyance that surrounds Pride every year, sometimes it's easy to look around and say, "What's the point?" It's a fact of life in San Francisco, Pride is as much a part of the landscape as the Golden Gate…
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