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Looking Back / Looking Forward

January 19th, 2011 at 12:57 am

I know I’m not at the outer limits of the acceptable time frame for 2010 wrap-ups, but what can I say? I’ve been busy. I’m not going to belabor the point. Here’s a look at my last year. I spent my last week of 2010 quietly in Brooklyn, planning and thinking about what I want […]


December 17: Intl Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

December 12th, 2009 at 11:33 am

December 17th is the annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, a day on which sex workers and their allies gather at vigils around the world to mourn our dead and bring attention to the continued acts of violence and injustice faced by sex workers. It’s a tough event, but a necessary one […]


Pay As You Go Redux : Sex Worker Shorts at UnionDocs Nov 7

November 4th, 2009 at 10:33 am

Due to the overwhelming success and turn out for the first screening and panel event, Pay As You Go : An Evening of Sex Worker Shorts, we’ve decided to do another night of it! The Pay As You Go Redux will include new short films and documentaries, with special panel discussions after the screenings with […]


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 […]


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 […]


NY Times Sunday Book Review Thinks My Writing is Good

August 21st, 2009 at 3:23 pm

Uh, so, that anthology I contributed to? Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys? It’s the cover of the New York Times Sunday Book Review this weekend, August 23rd. And my piece? It gets a prominent mention. Here’s what reviewer Toni Bentley says about my piece, “Hot Flush of Cash and Lust”: Audacia Ray, who […]


Upcoming: In the Flesh and Sex Worker Literati

August 20th, 2009 at 2:27 am

In the Flesh is a monthly series hosted by Rachel Kramer Bussel. On August 20th (uh, today. sorry for the last minute action) I’m reading my piece “Hot Flush of Lust and Cash” from the Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys at Happy Ending, 302 Broome Street. The event starts at 8 but you […]


Sex Worker Literati Inaugural Reading Event – Thursday, August 6th at 8 pm

July 27th, 2009 at 10:36 am

Photo by Sinead McCarthy, design by Sinclair Sexsmith Best-selling author David Henry Sterry and sexuality rights activist Audacia Ray, both former workers in the sex industry, are proud to announce Sex Worker Literati, a new free monthly reading series that features sex workers, former sex workers, and people with stories about the sex industry who […]


2010 Sex Blogger Calender: Visions of Sexual Freedom

June 13th, 2009 at 12:54 pm

The 2010 NYC Sex Blogger Calendar is unique in bringing together several of NYC’s writers, filmmakers and sex educators with twelve outstanding photographers and incorporating the participation of the larger sex-positive community to our efforts to support Sex Work Awareness. Last year’s calendar made the Speak Up! media training for sex workers possible and with […]