Author: Kitty Stryker

A Switchblade In my Sleeve: The Internet as the New Pillory, and Why I Talk Back

A Switchblade In my Sleeve: The Internet as the New Pillory, and Why I Talk Back

Hot on the tail of my last post about perverts and privilege comes a post on Salon about TheDirty, a website that gives legal names as part of their (mostly female) shaming process, and...

On Perverts and Privilege

On Perverts and Privilege

So I’ve been aware for a while about how many kink scenes, and specifically the SF area, while declaring themselves to be sex positive, absolutely resent being told that their party themes reflect their...

December 17th: Violence Against Sex Workers and Partying as Resistance

December 17th: Violence Against Sex Workers and Partying as Resistance

This weekend is December 17th, the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. It’s an event that’s incredibly close to my heart, and one that I try to participate in every year one way or...

When “Community Standards” Come From Some Other Community

When “Community Standards” Come From Some Other Community

I woke up this morning feeling a little under the weather. Burned out, you might say, on holiday events, balancing a new job with the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, which...