Archive for March, 2008

Feminism, sex work, and the pink ghetto I made for myself

March 31st, 2008 at 8:18 pm

This weekend, as you may have notice from my obsessive live blogging and tweeting, I was at the Women, Action and the Media conference in Cambridge. As I’ve blogged about previously, I was pretty anxious about diving into the belly of the feminist beast. I identified myself as a feminist long before I was a […]


Making Internet TV

March 30th, 2008 at 9:52 am

Presenters: Dean Jansen, Participatory Culture Foundation’s outreach director and project coordinator for Make Internet TV; Margaret Pickering, Participatory Culture Foundation volunteer, filmmaker, educator


Growing Independent Media in a Time of Shrinking Resources

March 30th, 2008 at 8:10 am

presenters: Jen Angel, former publisher of Clamor Magazine; Nancy Gruyer, founder of New Moon; Debbie Rasmussen, publisher of Bitch; Andi Zeisler, editorial/creative director Bitch Magazine


Sex Workers and Media Representation – Amber’s Live Blog

March 29th, 2008 at 7:40 pm

Since I was busy um, you know, talking, I didn’t live blog my talk. It went really well and no one was mean to me! My talk notes, with links to articles I talked about are here. And here’s Amber’s live blog of the talk:


Big Coverage, Big Cash: Communication and Fundraising Strategies that Work

March 29th, 2008 at 1:21 pm

workshop led by Jennifer Einhorn, communications, media and fundaraising consultant/director of communications for the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice


DIY New Media: Creating a Viable Internet Presence

March 29th, 2008 at 10:06 am

First WAM session, with Sarah Jenny Bleviss and Axon Damien Deluxe of $pread magazine and Hart Collective


Tools for media revolution

March 29th, 2008 at 12:11 am

Today Regina Lynn’s Sex Drive column on Wired is a piece called Twitter, iPhone Let Sex Workers Spread Their Gospel – and before I go any further in writing about it, I’d like to point out that this is the second time an article about my work has used the word “gospel” in the title […]


You need an official Waking Vixen sex nerd t-shirt

March 26th, 2008 at 2:27 pm

I’m very excited to announce that I know have official Waking Vixen tee shirts available, yay! I’m using AlertPay instead of PayPal – it’s a little clumsy but more adult-friendly than PayPal. If you prefer to pay by check, email store[at]wakingvixen[dot]com and I’ll let you know what to do. Designed by the lovely and amazing […]


Blog to support the Rape and Incest National Network (RAINN)

March 24th, 2008 at 11:38 pm

Hey sex bloggers – put those posts about sexuality to work in support of a great causes, plus the opportunity to win awesome prizes. April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and it’s a big month for the Rape and Incest National Network (RAINN). The organization’s goal is to raise enough money to […]


Sex Workers and Media Representation, my talk at WAM in Cambridge, MA on 3/29

March 24th, 2008 at 9:27 am

Women, Action and the Media. March 28-30, 2008 in Cambridge, MA. Saturday, March 29th 4:00pm-5:30pm: Sex Workers and Media Representation Sex workers and the sex industry are frequent topics in the media, whether as the center of a sex scandal, the subject of an expose, or as the source of discussion around sexuality and morality. […]