Writing

“Sex Work and the Value of Fantasy in Bladerunner 2049,” Cyborgology

Published: October 18, 2017

Bladerunner 2019 pushes us to toil with this ambiguity between reality and fantasy, lived and created memory. It invites us, in other words, into an imaginative playscape in which intimacy of different kinds can open new possibilities.

“Sex Work and the Value of Fantasy in Bladerunner 2049,” Cyborgology

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“Loving Your Reflection, Loving the Skin You’re In fashion show celebrates body-positive community,” Pittsburgh City Paper

April 24, 2019

There is a growing body-positive community in Pittsburgh that intertwines fashion, burlesque, and small business. Danielle Thorn, the show’s director, sees the fashion show as an opportunity to bring together diverse people who are all working toward the same ends. She says, “We may not have traditional body types, but we are strong, and even stronger when we work together.” 

“Fantasy of Phones,” ZeroSpaces

April 3, 2019

Our intimacy, which is often intense, is an intimacy that is bound inside of a certain erotic imaginary. We play with each other using words and ideas. 

“The Impact of FOSTA/SESTA on Online Sex Work Communities,” SexTech Space

April 1, 2019

This is the reprint of an article I originally published in Cyborgology, for an issue of SexTech Space focused specifically on the impact of FOSTA/SESTA.