Apr
30

She Bop Presents The Feminist Porn Show with Tristan Taormino

Tuesday, June 5th — Mississippi Studios21+ only — Doors 7 p.m., pre-show 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. — $25

Join us for a special evening showcasing feminist porn, a genre of adult films and a growing movement!

Tristan Taormino will share a brief history and definition of feminist porn, then screen a special compilation curated by her, which includes clips from the work of feminist porn pioneers and newcomers including Candida Royalle, Annie Sprinkle, Nina Hartley, Petra Joy, Erika Lust, Shine Louise Houston, Madison Young, Courtney Trouble, and more. The screening will be followed by a facilitated discussion, where we’ll explore some of the current issues surrounding feminist porn.

The pre-show will include a sexy performance from Felice Shays. Afterward, Tristan will stick around to sign books and videos, and the party can continue at the adjoining Bar Bar!

Tristan Taormino is a writer, sex educator, speaker, and feminist pornographer. She is the author of seven books and editor 25 anthologies including her latest, The Ultimate Guide to Kink: BDSM, Role Play and the Erotic Edge. She is co-editor of The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure, the first collection that includes writings by scholars, academics, producers and performers about feminist porn, forthcoming in 2013 from The Feminist Press. She runs the adult film production company Smart Ass Productions and is an exclusive director for Vivid Entertainment. She has directed and produced twenty-four sex education and porn films including the groundbreaking series based on real female kink fantasies, Rough Sex, and the Expert Guide sex education series, which she created for Vivid-Ed. She was the first female director to win an AVN Award for Best Gonzo Movie for the debut film in her reality series Chemistry, and she received the Trailblazer Award at the Feminist Porn Awards in 2010.

This event is general admission, so get there early for a good seat. Tickets are available in person at She Bop and Mississippi Studios. If you buy tickets online, there is a $4.40 service charge.

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  • http://bikesmut.com Gasper Johnson

    brilliant! I can imagine Tristian has quite an impressive collection of rad porn! Glory Be.

  • Andromedus Stupendous

    Okay, my friend AJ who works at She Bop told me about this event, and it looks REALLY interesting. I’m previously unaware of the canon of feminist porn, and I’m quite fascinated to learn more.

    I’m poor, so I could only come if you kind people were to sponsor my ticket.

    Pick me!

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