Publications

"Sex and Eroticism in Tarot, with Maggie Mayhem," interview with Labyrinthos Academy. August, 2016.

“Sex, birth, and death.” Eros and Thanatos. Ed. Nadia Lev and Meredith Yayanos. San Francisco: Coilhouse, 2016 (forthcoming). Print.

“The Golden Age of Porn Is Just Beginning.” Screw the System: Explorations of Spaces, Games and Politics through Sexuality and Technology. Ed. Johannes Grenzfurthner. San Francisco: RE/Search, 2013. Print.

Cited In

Hester, H. (2015) ‘After the image: labour in pornography,’ in Laing, M., Pilcher, K., and Smith, N. (eds.) Queer sex work. United Kingdom: Routledge.

Sullivan, R. and McKee, A. (2015) Pornography: Structures, agency and performance. United Kingdom: Polity.

Michaels, Mark A., and Patricia Johnson. (2014) Partners in Passion: A Guide to Great Sex, Emotional Intimacy, and Long-term Love. Berkeley, CA: Cleis.

Appearances

Harm Reduction Conference, San Diego CA, November 2016

Self-Quantification and Control in Women's Pregnancy and Birthing Experiences
with Jessie Patella
Theorizing the Web, Brooklyn NY, April 2016

Rescue, Raids, and Rights: The War on Sex Workers
Arse Elektronika, San Francisco CA, October 2015

Panel Discussion: Awesome vs. Awkward, Life in Sex/Tech If You're Not A White, Cisgender Guy
featuring Ms. Genevieve Aphrodite, Ms. Mattie Brice, Ms. Andrea Hasselager, and Dr. Kit Stubbs.
Arse Elektronika, San Francisco CA, October 2015

Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces
SOMArts, July 2015

Panel Discussion, Rights Not Rescue: Sex Workers Rights & The Anti-Sex Trafficking Movement
Seattle Annual Sex Worker Symposium, Seattle Public Library, Seattle WA, December 2014

#NotYourRescueProjects: The red light district speaks
Theorizing the Web, Brooklyn NY, April 2014

Our Great Grand Queers: Porn Before WWII

Feminist Porn Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 2014

Lucky!

Bawdy Storytelling, San Francisco CA, February 2014

Artist-in-residence

quartier21, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria, November 2013

Kiss, Kill, Consume

Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, October 2013

Advertising for sex outlaws

Arse Elektronika, San Francisco CA, October 2013

Dirty Little Secret

Bawdy Storytelling, Oakland CA, April 2013

Open Source Sex Science & the PSIgasm Project

South by Southwest Interactive (SxSW), Austin TX, March 2013

Femina Potens Gallery, San Francisco CA, 2013

East Bay Lit Crawl, Oakland CA, 2013

Interview

The Whorecast, Oakland CA, December 2012

Godless Perverts Story Hour

Center for Sex and Culture, San Francisco, CA, November 2012

Dirty Whore

Bawdy Storytelling, San Francisco CA, November 2012

The Game 2.0: A hands-on experiment using games as sexual selection criteria

Arse Elektronika, San Francisco CA, October 2012

Panel: Regulating Pleasure, Sex, Politics & Censorship

Good Vibrations Sex Summit, San Francisco CA, October 2012

Interview

Good Vibrations, San Francisco CA, September 2012

Opening Keynote Plenary: Sparking Communication in Sexuality, Activism and Acceptance

CatalystCon, Burbank CA, September 2012

A Taste of Transformation

Femina Potens Gallery, San Francisco CA, June 2012

Fencesitter

Bawdy Storytelling, San Francisco CA, June 2012

Open SF

Mission Control, San Francisco CA, June 2012

Navigating The Gender Landscape
Farmhouse Conf, Los Angeles CA, May 2012

Master & Servant

Bawdy Storytelling, Oakland CA, April 2012

Momentum: Making Waves in Sexuality, Feminism & Relationships

Washington DC, April 2012

Pinko Commie Porno Queers: How "Trade Shoots" are changing porn production

BIL Conference, Long Beach CA, March 2012

Panel Discussion, The Ethics of Pornography

Sex Week, Yale University, New Haven CT, February 2012

Dirty Minds Tour

Bawdy Storytelling, San Diego CA, Februray 2012

Debate with Gail Dines

Princeton University, Princeton NJ, 2012

UC Berkeley, 2012

Center For Sex and Culture, 2012

Literary Death Match, 2012

Dark Odyssey, 2012

National Queer Arts Festival, 2012

Mission Control San Francisco, 2012

San Francisco Citadel, 2012

PSIgasm project

Arse Elektronika, San Francisco CA, October 2011

Bedpost Confessions

Makeout Room, San Francisco CA, September 2011

The Other View LIVE talk show

Tall Tree Tambo, San Francisco CA, August 2011

Culture Fu*k: Redlight Talent Show and Showcase

Vagabond Ballroom, Oakland CA, April 2011

Western Regional LGBTQIA Conference

UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA, March 2011

Harvey Milk Democratic Society, 2011

Mills College, Oakland CA, 2011

Center For Sex and Culture, 2011

Mission Control San Francisco, 2011

San Francisco Citadel, 2011

SIZZLE: Hot For Teacher- An Education in Health & Awareness

Viracocha, San Francisco, August 2010

Mission Control San Francisco, 2010

Resume

Work & Activism

Board Member, Sex Worker Outreach Project (SWOP-USA)
2015 – Current

Member, Health and Policy Committee, Free Speech Coalition (FSC)
2015 – Current

Volunteer Doula, San Francisco General Hospital
2016 – Current

  • On-call doula

Comprehensive Doula, Birthways
Berkeley CA, 2015 – Current

  • Emotional and practical support for birth
  • Political advocacy for reproductive rights

Volunteer, San Francisco Syringe Access Services
San Francisco CA, 2015 – Current

  • Exchange/dispense clean needles and supplies

Co-facilitator Hepatitis C Harm Reduction Group, San Francisco AIDS Foundation
San Francisco CA 2015 – Current

  • Create and maintain a safe space for individuals with Hepatitis C to focus on harm reduction practices
  • Meditation leader

Disaster relief worker, All Hands Volunteers
Pilger NE, 2014

  • Team leader supervising demolition and other tornado relief efforts

Sex Worker Outreach, SWOP
San Francisco/Oakland CA, 2011 – 2013

  • Political advocacy for sex workers

Disaster relief worker, All Hands Volunteers
Leogane, Haiti, 2011

  • Volunteer demolition worker.

Narcotics Overdose Responder, Drug Overdose Prevention Education (D.O.P.E. Project)
San Francisco CA, 2009 – 2011 and 2015 – Current

  • Identified and responded to opioid overdoses with rescue breathing and Narcan (naloxone)
    administration.

Supervisor, San Francisco Sex Information Hotline
San Francisco CA, 2007 – 2011

  • Provided accurate and non-judgmental sex education to anonymous callers.

HIV/AIDS Care, UKUN
Bagamoyo, Tanzania, 2010

  • Coordinated field and hospital care for HIV/AIDS patients with a local NGO
  • Provided basic health assessments.

HIV Senior Specialist, Larkin Street Youth Services
San Francisco CA, 2008 – 2010

  • Provided HIV testing & counseling to youth 18-24 in the Tenderloin, Haight Ashbury, Bayview/Hunters Point, Castro-Mission
  • Facilitated harm reduction groups
  • Provided secondary prevention education with HIV+ youth
  • Coordinated agency HIV management plan.

HIV Test Counseling Coordinator, UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz CA, 2006 – 2007

  • Oversaw team of 13 volunteer test counselors • Managed the HIV testing program

Chancellor’s Intern, Student Health Outreach and Promotion, UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA, 2006 – 2007

  • Developed and coordinated a university HIV prevention and response plan

Education

B.A. Literature
University Of California Santa Cruz

Certified Personal Trainer
San Francisco City College

Cornerstone Doula Training