Archive for October, 2009

Week of 10/26 on Akimbo

October 30th, 2009 at 4:51 pm

What we’re reading elsewhere online The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) just released a 64 page international report, Investing in Reproductive Justice For All (link gets you a PDF) Empowering women to protect themselves: Promoting the female condom in Zimbabwe, from UNAIDS Lynn Harris at Salon’s Broadsheet writes about 10 reasons abortion must […]

November 6 : Sex Blogger 2010 Calendar Release Party

October 28th, 2009 at 12:16 pm

Friday, November 6, 2009 6:30 TO 9:30 PM VISIONS OF SEXUAL FREEDOM NEW YORK CITY SEX BLOGGERS 2010 CALENDAR BURLESQUE…..SWAG…..SEXY BLOGGERS….RAFFLE Celebrate the release of our Limited Edition 2010 Calendar – I’ve posed with the very handsome Sinclair Sexsmith for my calendar shot – you’ll have to buy your own to see the final image! […]

November 5: Sex Worker Literati

October 26th, 2009 at 10:23 pm

Hosted by Audacia Ray and David Henry Sterry Happy Ending, 302 Broome Street between Forsyth and Eldridge, in New York City Thursday, November 5. Doors at 7 pm, reading from 8-10 Stick around after the reading to dance and party with hos, hookers, and ne’er do wells! 21 and up – FREE Sex Worker Literati […]

Personal Snapshots: You Had to Be There

October 19th, 2009 at 8:44 am

Book Review: Byron in Love

October 17th, 2009 at 9:51 pm

Byron in Love: A Short Daring Life by Edna O’Brien My rating: 4 of 5 stars Oh, Lord Byron. Sigh. I was seriously obsessed with Byron, John Keats, Percy Shelley, and Mary Shelley when I was in high school. Why yes, I’ve seen Gothic about a million times. Also, on my first solo trip to […]

Pay As You Go: Sex Worker Shorts at UnionDocs, October 24

October 14th, 2009 at 10:31 pm

Photo of Kamalabai Pani by Audacia Ray/International Women’s Health Coalition Pay As You Go: Sex Worker Shorts Saturday, Oct. 25 – 6pm & 8:30pm Suggested donation $7 per show, $10 double feature price. Special free panel discussion at 7:30pm between the programs. PROGRAM 1: 6:00 – 7.30 pm You Must Know About Me by HOPS […]

Thoughtful Masculinities (Theory and Practice)

October 13th, 2009 at 11:57 am

I’ve been thinking a lot about masculinities lately. Especially: as I go deeper and deeper into the feminism rabbit hole, as my career winds itself around fighting gender inequities and the injustices that face women, and the entanglements of women’s and sex workers’ movements which seem to persist in existing on the defensive and counter […]

Feminist Carnival of Sexual Freedom and Autonomy: Sex & Consent Edition

October 5th, 2009 at 2:46 am

Back in June 2008 I hosted the Fourth Carnival of Sexual Freedom and autonomy – and I’m doing it again! You can find out more about the Carnival here – this time I decided to get thematic. There’s been a lot of fiery and interesting conversation happening over the past month about sexuality and consent, […]

Seeking: PT Assistant for Waking Vixen

October 1st, 2009 at 12:33 am

As I’ve started to take a deeper look at my present and future, it’s becoming really clear to me that I need help. So -deep breath- I’m hiring an assistant. Feel free to circulate this to people who you think might be a match, BUT I am not posting this on job boards and shit, […]