The Future of Sex & Social Change: By Any Dance Necessary

In the beginning of June Naiia and I are going to be co-facilitating part of a neat event at Fort Mason in San Francisco: THIS IS WHAT I WANT festival is hosting an Unconference on pleasure, lineage and sustainability. Join us in this peer led space to collectively explore vital ideas about our various practices[…]

The Magic Money Tree

From a commenter from Fetlife on my “How to (Almost) Not Go Broke as a Kink Presenter as a Kink Presenter “: Unfortunately, there is no magic money tree for kink conventions (or no one is sharing it), so organizers constantly have to (or at least should attempt to) balance accessibility, costs, and fair compensation. This creates a system[…]

Shibaricon Concerns

*A Collaborative Statement* We, the undersigned, have all been involved in the production of Shibaricon in past years. Whether instructing, attending, volunteering, sponsoring, or staffing, we have enjoyed and supported the efforts towards creating a safe learning environment and community space for rope enthusiasts. There have been growing concerns over the years regarding several aspects[…]

Coming soon to a Cable Channel Near You…

I made some references a while back to some “shooting” and “filming” I was doing in Baltimore. At the time I was prohibited from talking about what I was doing, but with the release of the following “teaser” video, it can be revealed: I wasn’t shooting so much as being shot by a documentary team[…]

Suspension Bondage is for Lazy Tops

They say that the key to a good blog post is saying something controversial, hence the title. It’s not a joke, though; fair warning, what you read here may anger you. Either at me, at yourself, or at your top, depending. At Shibaricon I was a bit busy. Which is kind of like saying Ms.[…]