The amazingly talented Jenyne Butterfly, winner of The first US Pole Dance Federation (USPDF) Championship in 2009
CatalystCon is a conference created to inspire exceptional conversations about sexuality. It is about reaching out and stimulating those who attend to create those important conversations in their own communities, changing how we as a society talk about and treat sexuality. It is about stimulating the activist that is within all of us and sparking [...]
Imagine a city that passes out condoms for free and busts people who carry condoms (such as Sacramento... yes, sad but true!) . That's what seems to be happening in New Orleans, where the city's health department doles out protection while the city's police department doles out harassment. According to "In Harm's Way," a recent [...]
We came across this funny, but very effective way to communicate just how easy it is to know when consent is given when it comes to sex. In fact, It's simple as tea!
Young and Gay: Jamaica's Gully Queens is a much needed documentary that brings to light the discrimination that the young gay and transgendered sex workers face in Jamaica.
I've Only Just Begun is a moving music short that we saw the first time in Paris. It artfully depicts one man's fight to free his lover who is imprisoned in Russia for possession of what they call "Gay Propaganda". A must see in our eyes.
Craigslist finally gave in by placing a black censored bar over their adult services section. Attorneys General in many states claimed it was being used for illicit activities, many resulting in harmful abuses and sex trafficking. But is Craigslist the real perpetrator here? Norma Ramos, the Executive Director of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, [...]
The Laura Flanders show streams from www.grittv.org. This week, journalist and author of the recent book Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss the labor politics of sex work, and how the movement for sex worker's rights has intersected with gay liberation and the [...]