Monthly Archives: November, 2015

Margaret Cho

BEFORE SHE WAS A COMEDIAN, SHE WAS A SEX WORKER

November 18th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Margaret Cho became famous telling jokes at comedy clubs.  Before that, she spent time as a sex worker. It’s a part of her life for which she feels no shame and has no regrets. (more…)

IMG_6942_A_blogimage

IVORY FROST – CRITICAL THINKER

November 18th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Ivory Frost is a stripper, a musician, an actress, a web designer and developer, and a serious navigator of the social media.  She is also one of the leaders of the Citizen Slut Media Project. (more…)

Satin2

OUR PLACE AT THE TABLE

November 12th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Native American representation in popular media is slim to none. For Native American women, there is even less representation. The representation we do get, is often portrayed by non-Natives, and when a Native is cast, the material is deeply rooted in stereotype. (more…)

Mercedes Olivia

MERCEDES OLIVIA – INTERSECTIONAL FEMINIST

November 12th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Our own Elle Stanger recently did a Q & A with pole dance instructor, and politically engaged stripper, Mercedes Olivia (more…)

Prince Ea2

MESSAGING MAN

November 11th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Prince Ea is a music phenomenon.  A exceptionally creative young rapper, he is a cultural game changer.  His messaging elevates the critical issues facing humanity with an audience that is too often numb or indifferent to the larger forces shaping their lives.  (more…)

SlutwalPDX2015k Slider1_ATopImp_pencil2

SLUTWALK PORTLAND 2015

November 3rd, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Hundreds of sex workers, and sex positive citizens came together on September 20th in downtown Portland, Oregon for Slutwalk  2015.  Organized by our own Elle Stanger and Sterling Clark, this year’s event focused on the issue of ‘consent’.  The message: ‘Wherever we are, wherever we go, yes means yes, and no means no’ (more…)

Native Americna Heritage Month

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

November 2nd, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

November has been designated by Congress as Native American Heritage Month. The sad thing is it comes every year in the wake  of Columbus Day,  a federal holiday that honors the Italian mariner, who arrived in the Americas in 1492, and claimed it for the Spanish Court. (more…)