Win Vagina Monologues tickets!

The local production of The Vagina Monologues is coming up in a week and The Sin City Siren is supporting this event. Now you can, too, by entering for a chance to win two tickets to one of the shows on Friday (April 9) or Saturday (April 10) night! (Of course, you can go without…

Sex Worker Doc

Sex Work documentary: Comparing Countries’ Compassion Australian sex worker Jesse Abraham explores sex work culture in three different countries to learn how sex work laws affect an ENTIRE community. Sex workers are the sexperts! Two screenings, the first at 6 pm and another at 8 pm. Donations graciously welcomed! $5, $10, $20, please give! Hosted…

Pretty Woman or pretty bad?

My how the world loves a sex scandal. Eliot Spitzer. David Paterson. James McGreevey. All three current/former governors came out with new or on-going sex scandals this month. Predictably, the mainstream media (in particular the 24-hour news channels) have had a field day drumming up real, live prostitutes/madams/pimps to explore the world of sex work.…

Red Light Lecture

Something to pass along from the fabulous Crystal Jackson … Curious about the tenacity of prostitution? Do you enjoy stimulating academic lectures? Dr. Teela Sanders, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds Wednesday, February 27 – 7:30 pm Dr. Sanders will talk about why the practice of prostitution — so thoroughly disapproved, and…

Adventures in housesitting

My high school friend Monika Thomas, of Sexploration with Monika fame, got a sweet write-up in the San Francisco Gate. Ironically, it wasn’t the sex that got the writer going. It was Monika’s gig as a professional housesitter. Classic! — Emmily

Check out “Sexploration with Monika”

Please check out my dear friend Monika’s new internet radio show: Sexploration with Monika. The show is on a new internet radio station called Erotic Radio Live. She is an awesome, sex-positive, queer-positive, feminist! (And I should know. We’ve been friends since high school!) You can listen to a 10-minute condensed sample of her hour-long…

Sex worker rights protest slated for Friday

Got this from my bud Crystal. If you need some background on sex worker rights, check out my award-winning story on it. (It won best news-feature story in the Nevada Press Assoc. awards this year.) Details are still being worked out, but here’s what Crystal sent me: Time: around 5 pm, before First Friday Where:…

Sex worker, brothel bust a mess

New details about the April 21 “Operation Doll House” raid and resulting arrests appeared in today’s RJ. As you probably know, 25 women were arrested in the bust. (And before I go any further, is it just me or is that name completely tacky and possibly racist? “Doll House” to name a 2-year sting operation…