Sex Work in Pop Culture TV – Vixen Hour Podcast

On this episode of The Vixen Hour radio, Christian Vega & I discuss the portrayal of sex work in science fiction and fantasy.  The focus on the TV shows Firefly, Deadwood and Game of Thrones. As a lover of television series and fantasy, enjoying shows which represent sex workers can be often really difficult. We discuss…

If you like Return Of The Jedi but hate the Ewoks, you understand feminist criticism

“Return Of The Jedi is great, but the Ewoks are so annoying.” That’s a pretty common refrain from Star Wars fans. In fact there are whole fan edits dedicated to removing the little fuzzy bears from the film’s climax; I can only assume they’re made by the most hardcore of Star Wars lovers. The idea…

Sex Work, OnLine Activism and Self Care (from SWOP Resources:)

I know I’m not the only sex worker right now suffering massive burn out over the NSW Government wanting to change decriminalization laws, and Amnesty making the awesome choice to put it’s opinions on decriminalization and sex work into official policy. With public policy locally and internationally changing around us, effecting our lives and livelihoods,…

Australian Medical Guideline acknowledges doctors vagina prejudice leading to plastic surgery

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has introduced world-first guidelines to respond to the increasing number of women visiting GPs to ask about female genital cosmetic surgery. The guidelines are designed to help doctors navigate women’s concerns about their genital appearance and understand the underlying reasons why they may believe they look “abnormal”. Considering…

Feminism & Porn: Cherchez la Femme Podcast

The Podcast from the live Feminism & Porn Panel (Week 1 & 2) are now online for your listening curiosity & pleasure! I had a great night with discussing some more 101 porn issues with my friends & porn colleagues, and answering audience questions. Disclaimer: I may or may not have had a a few…

Can porn be feminist if based off male desires?

It’s no secret that I film porn. Nor that I take requests for custom smutty photos and videos. Apparently because of the later fact my pornography isn’t feminist. How could my pornography be feminist, take women into consideration, and be about female pleasure if I’m not actively fulfilling my own personal sexual desires, and instead…

Sexy Doesn’t mean fake and why YOU should stop being Judgemental: Something I wish didn’t need rehashing.

Back in October 2011 I wrote a post about the rise of gamer girl hate and ‘fake’ geek girl, slut shaming nonsense. I didn’t think it could get much worse than it was back then, but instance after instance I was proved wrong and apparently this is still a thing we are talking about. I’m…

Tumblr: Women dressing differently than you’d like isn’t unnatural or dishonest

psychiatric help: LOL THAT’S IT, LADIESBUYINGCOMICS UNFOLLOWED ladiesbuyingcomics: anothergirllikescomics: ladiesbuyingcomics: fivecentsplease: ladiesbuyingcomics: fivecentsplease: SRSLY SRSLY Uh? Am I not allowed to apologize? I realize, in hindsight, that I did sound judgmental. D: lmfao gurl it is such a non-apology i can’t even As much as women are not at fault for looking like purely sexual…