Archive for July, 2010

Red Umbrella Diaries: New Podcast Ep and Blog Carnival

July 29th, 2010 at 1:23 am

Episode 3 features a story by Izzy Oneiric, “Pebbles, the Tripping Stripper,” as performed by Melissa Gira Grant. The story was recorded during the Coworkers and Co-conspirators live event on July 1, 2010. Poet and performance artist Izzy Oneiric‘s writing has appeared under various names in nearly twenty print and online publications such as $pread, […]

Denial of Service: Sex Workers Confront Dr. Eric Goosby and Protest the Anti-Prostitution Pledge

July 21st, 2010 at 12:51 am

Over the last few months, I’ve been consulting on communications for the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP). Mostly, my team and I have been working on internal communications and strategies for the organization, but since this week is the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, we’ve been working to get NSWP’s messages out to […]

Red Umbrella Diaries: August 5th with Veronica Vera & Podcast Launch

July 20th, 2010 at 12:10 am

When I started thinking about the most awesome way to do the Red Umbrella Diaries, and that things I could include to make it extra good, I decided that I really needed to be doing an audio podcast instead of video. I’ve got two episodes up so far, and am planning on releasing them on […]

At the New Museum July 10: Projects for a Revolution in New York

July 8th, 2010 at 1:50 pm

Projects for a Revolution in New York Experiments in Collective Research and Action: Some Proposals Saturday, July 10, 2010 At the New Museum, 235 Bowery NYC FREE, starts at 12:30 pm – I’ll be speaking between 3:30 and 4:30 pm Organized by Programs for Research and Outreach (PRO) as part of the exhibition “Museum as […]

Blog Carnival Call for Posts: Well Seasoned

July 7th, 2010 at 2:41 pm

Lots of people ask how they can be involved with the Red Umbrella Diaries if they can’t get to New York to see or perform in the show. The Blog Carnival is a way for sex workers and their allies to participate in the Red Umbrella Diaries from afar. Every month, I do a carnival […]

World Cup Fever: Has it Really Led to an Increase in Trafficking?

July 1st, 2010 at 11:00 am

This post original appeared on the International Women’s Health Coalition blog, Akimbo. World Cup mania has struck worldwide, and along with the stories about team victories and groups of fans gathering cheer on their home teams, are stories about the economic effect the World Cup has on South Africa. Countries host sporting events on the […]