For Immediate Release: The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History Announces Pop-Up Bloomington 12 – 5pm, October 17th – 23rd Bloomington, Indiana http://www.queermuseum.com/home/nextpopup/ The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History is excited to announce Pop-Up Bloomington, a co-sponsored event between the Pop-Up Museum of Queer History, Indiana University’s GLBT Student Support Services Office, and the Kinsey Institute. The show will include works by over a dozen artists, on topics ranging from wimmin’s separatist land to the life of Billy Strayhorn. This exhibition is part of a larger Indiana University exploration of queer history... Read The Rest →
In Memoriam, a mixed media quilt honoring and remembering the lives of sex workers murdered around the globe, will be featured at the 2011 Vent Festival in Brooklyn, New York. The piece was created in collaboration with artist Michelle Temple who is also based in Brooklyn, New York. In Memoriam was recently shown a the Pop-up Museum of Queer History at the Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation in New York, New York and will be shown at a gallery in Indiana later this fall. Brooklyn’s own performance festival! Prepare to Rant,... Read The Rest →
Michelle Temple and I have a piece in the show entitled In Memoriam. Please join us! The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History is here (and queer)! Please celebrate with us! Opening Reception 6:30 – 9:30pm on Saturday, August 6th, 2011 The Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation (26 Wooster Street, New York, NY) http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=178656272199648 See more than twenty exhibits designed by more than forty artists, academics, and activists, on subjects ranging from wimmin’s separatist land, to Argentina’s same-sex marriage debate, to late 1800s responses to transgender identity. The show will be open... Read The Rest →
Join us for the Second Annual Sex Worker Cabaret on Sunday, June 12, 2011! Sex workers take the stage to tell their diverse stories through performance, narrative, puppetry, burlesque, comedy and more. This event starts with a curated selection of video works about sex work around the globe, and then features an all-star lineup of eleven performers. Producers Sarah Jenny and Damien Luxe are proud to present this Sunday evening cabaret showcasing some of the most vibrant creative talent in the sex worker community. The cabaret is in homage to... Read The Rest →
The presentation for my thesis is available by clicking here. You can download and read my thesis paper in PDF here. Video of the presentation below. Click to play
Here is the presentation I will be giving next week on the history (and importance!) of sex worker made media as a way to provide context for the sex worker zine project, which will be my final project.
The Sex Worker Zine Project seeks to create a zine showcasing the diversity of sex workers’ experiences of all genders, sexualities, ages, abilities, nationalities, immigration statuses, races, and ethnic backgrounds. International submissions encouraged! This yet to be titled zine will be printed in full cover and will be available for sale with profits supporting the work of SWOP-NYC. All accepted contributors will receive a free copy of the completed zine. This zine is intended to be informal, informational, and accessible. How to Contribute Are you a current or former sex worker or someone... Read The Rest →
What makes you feel powerful or empowered? Then take fifteen minutes to make something either on a computer or by hand (and scan it) — visual or writing or both.
Wednesday, April 13 5-7pm The Brecht Forum, 451 West St. (West Side Highway), betw. Bank and Bethune Click here for directions Free and open to the public! Dr. Smarajit Jana, one of the founders of the DMSC (Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee) in Calcutta, India, and his colleague, a member of DMSC’s organizing committee, are visiting the US in April, and will be speaking at the Brecht Forum on Wednesday, April 13, 5-7pm. The DMSC is a collective forum of 65,000 sex workers and serves as a model of labor organizing... Read The Rest →
Additional Functionality: Sex Trivia Change “Advice” to “Ask a Peer Educator” Add graphics and photos ex. photos of different types of condoms for the condoms page and anatomy diagrams