Playground: Day 2 and final thoughts

All in all, Playground was an interesting experience. The vendors were moved down to the ballroom for Day 2 (all 2 of us), so I got to take in some of the talk that happened. The Activism panel first thing in the morning was very good with Tori Scout reading Wendy Babcock’s last essay on sex work and some of the response it garnered. Michael Erickson and Derek Forgie of Heterosexuals for Same Sex Equality were also great to listen to. I also caught interesting chats on Feminism and Submission and Femme (Re)Volution. Much pause for thought in those for …

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Sex News! I love it!

I love sharing sex news, articles, research, opinions and views that I come across. This was one of my favourite weekly tasks on a different site. I also get the opportunity to go more indepth monthly on Met Another Frog. Now I’m going to bring it here, Sunday mornings. What better way than to enjoy a morning coffee than with reading about sex! It’s not just a male problem! Women suffer from premature orgasms as well, say scientists Doctors urge HIV testing starting at 16 Sexy Halloween Costumes for Girls Don’t Cause Rape Bandmate: Simmons a ‘sex addict’ Catholic church’s …

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Playground: Day 1

It has been a fun day here at Day 1 of Playground. Backtracking a bit, I thoroughly enjoyed last night’s opening reception and the performance by Hibou. They definitely rocket up near the top of my favourite Toronto bands. I look forward to getting their music, listening and hopefully seeing them live again sometime soon. Great stuff!On to today. I’ve been up on the second floor, selling the Choose Your Own Sex Adventure books and pervy pins and it has been cool connecting with other vendors. Please come out and visit tomorrow! We vendors like some love and visits.The panel …

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BIG NEWS from Sex City!

As of Tuesday December 6, Sex City can now be heard every TUESDAY at 11PM!This is a very exciting move for us that we are looking forward to. Join us every Tuesday night at 11pm for great sex news, views and reviews. Louise, Bryen and Jon will continue to bring you fascinating people and events that open the doors of discussion on sex and sexuality. You can catch the show by tuning in to 89.5FM in the Toronto area or streaming online at ciut.fm.If you miss a show, catch up with us here or at our archive site www.sexcityradio.webs.com.

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Review: A Wicked & Wanton All Hallows’ Eve

Nothing gets sexy senses tingling like Halloween. Beyond the costumes and sugar rush, this fun-filled day is always a high point in my year. And to have a collection of hot erotic stories to read on the day? Even better!Recently released by Naughty Nights Press, A Wicked & Wanton All Hallows’ Eve pulls together classic elements of horror, ghosts, aliens, sci-fi, pop culture with nasty, naughty fun. Challenging you to “open your mind, free your inhibitions and get ready” there is definitely much to consider with a wide range of sex and expression represented. Whether it be the fright factor …

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Sexual Spectrum: Lusty Day

Work is work is work. Some people sit at a desk every day, some labour and build society’s infrastructure. Some provide sexual services. Why does that always stand out?     Sex work remains stigmatized and marginalized for the many people who choose careers in it. Lusty Day, activist and advocate, challenges whorephobia through video projects, zines, and volunteering with sex worker organizations. JP: How did you get into sex work?LD: I think this is one of the most common questions that sex workers get asked because our industry seems so underground, secretive and shady. People think, ‘however did she get …

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Slinky! RETRO NIGHT This Saturday!

Slinky new event put together by DJ Triple-X and I (did you know I’m DJ Posterboy?) Hey kids, it’s Slinky time – a night for boys and girls, who like girls and boys. This new retro monthly will have you wearing bell bottoms, neon leg warmers, bouffant hairdo, stripes and polka dots, pointed toe shoes, peace signs, and Frankie Says Relax t-shirts. We’ll be jammin til the break of dawn, or at least until closing time, with all the classics from the years gone by. Drop by, get down, and get back up again. DEETS -Slinky happens the first Saturday …

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Canzine: This Sunday!

I’ll be at Canzine in Toronto this weekend. This is one of my favourite events of the year. I’ve been selling zines, pins t-shirts and other random stuff there for more than a decade. This year I’ll be selling my Choose Your Own Sex Adventure books, including the just completed University Orientation as well as sexy and funny pins. Come on out for a great fun day!

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Quiet on Sex in Words…

I’m head down trying to finish up the next Choose Your Own Sex Adventure book for next weekend’s Canzine, as well as another bittersweet little zine. And more pins! I do love making the pins, I just don’t know how many new ones I’ll be able to get done.Plus, this weekend is Sex City’s contribution to CIUT’s fall fundraising campaign!Busy, busy, but loving this creative flow.

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Sex City helps CIUT 89.5FM’s Fall Fundraising!

From The Roots Up! CIUT 89.5 FM‘s Fall Membership Drive!From October 17-23, fans will be pulling together to support an important and vital resource: Community Radio! The Sex City crew will be doing our part with a very special show on SATURDAY OCTOBER 22 between 5-6pm. We’ll be welcoming back some of our favourite recent guests, including Teresa Fulker of Stonewall TO, Michael Erickson and The Madame from The Keyhole Sessions. Call in your pledge to support for a chance to win great prizes, including:-a copy of @Vulva 101 by Hylton Coxwell-passes to The Keyhole Sessions-passes to Fuck U Fridays-passes …

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