Archive for June, 2008

Amsterdam Photo Fun

June 25th, 2008 at 7:06 am

Amsterdam and the Pinched festival were ridiculously fun and amazing. i have some more thoughtful posts in the works about the people and the ideas I spent time with during my time in Amsterdam, but for now, let’s kick things off with some photos – and one video. I have more video on the way: […]


Adventures in Amsterdam!

June 18th, 2008 at 9:57 am

In twelve hours, I’ll be on a plane to Amsterdam and a total sex nerd extravaganza! I have a big pile of work to do before I go (eep), but I’m SO looking forward to getting out of New York for a while. I’m going to Amsterdam for the Pinched festival, where I’m giving a […]


Never Would I Ever: Class and Elitism in the Sex Industry

June 16th, 2008 at 12:24 am

A few weeks ago, I was in the company of a fetish model who kept vociferously stating that she does not do nudity. She wasn’t responding to anyone asking her to spread her legs, she was just stating it for the record in a way that made it clear that she has a lot of […]


Frustration, Overload, and a Little Panic

June 10th, 2008 at 1:44 pm

This is a re-post of a ranty, frustrated post I put up on my Tumblr yesterday afternoon. I feel about 15% less insane than I did yesterday, but I still need fixing. Though I initially posted on Tumblr and tweeted my frustration so this wasn’t all front and center on my “official,” “professional” website – […]


Naked City: Ten Weeks In

June 9th, 2008 at 11:19 am

I know it’s been radio silence over here on Waking Vixen, but I’ve been keeping busy working on Naked City, my blog for the Village Voice. This is the blog’s tenth week, which means that I’ve not only written more than 200 blog posts, but that I’ve now shot and edited 10 episodes of Naked […]


Fourth Feminist Carnival of Sexual Freedom and Autonomy

June 2nd, 2008 at 3:10 am

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Feminist Carnival of Sexual Freedom and Autonomy! I’ve gathered a bunch of posts that I find interesting and thought-provoking – initially I tried to organize them according to different themes (sex and the law, sex work, porn, etc) but there was just too much cross-over. So you’ll just […]