How The Porn Industry Is Getting Seriously Feminist

11/21/15 A couple of months ago, I spoke with local feminist porn stars and producers Courtney Trouble and Kitty Stryker of Trouble Films and (soon-to-be) Stryker Studios. At the time, Kitty was still with Trouble Films. Photographer Suma Jane Dark, her assistant Margalit Carolinensis, and I met at Courtney Trouble’s home in Oakland to photograph the…

Jes Baker Tells Us The Things No One Tells Fat Girls

11/4/2015 Jes Baker and her crew of badass feminists took over San Francisco’s The Booksmith bookstore last week for Baker’s anticipated book release “Things No One Tells Fat Girls,” a brilliant body positive anthology composed of many different tales and perspectives on self-acceptance and unlearning patriarchal beauty standards. Accompanied by Sonya Renee Taylor, Virgie Tovar, Sam…

4 Reasons Why We Need Fat Liberation

Jan 4, 2016 I respect anyone who identifies as fat and want them to feel at home within the movement.  I hear Marie Southard Ospina when she feels erased as a smaller-bodied fat activist. There is a place for “small fats” at the table, however sometimes it may be the kid’s table.  It’s important to…