Friday, October 16, 2009

Fri, Oct 16, 7PM: Shira Tarrant “Men & Feminism” With Abiola Abrams, Sinclair Sexsmith and Audacia Ray

Check out this cool event:
http://bluestockings.com/events/

Friday, October 16th @ 7PM - $5 Suggested
Discussion: Shira Tarrant “Men & Feminism”
With Abiola Abrams, Sinclair Sexsmith and Audacia Ray


Full-screen -
172 Allen St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 777-6028
* approximate times
bluestockings.com
Feminism as a popular social movement requires the involvement of men. Come out for a smart and lively discussion some of the leading writers on sex, gender and feminism… and who don’t shy from serious analysis on topics such as pornography, hypermasculinity, and male sexual violence.

In “Men & Feminism,” Shira Tarrant builds a foundation for putting feminist practice into the service of justice, equity and happiness - across the spectrum of humanity.
  • Tarrant has been published in the likes of “Bitch,” “Off Our Backs,” “Women’s Studies Quarterly,” and her previous book is “When Sex Became Gender.” 
  • Sinclair Sexsmith, was named 2008’s #1 Top Sex Blogger for her site Sugarbutch Chronicles: The Sex, Gender, and Relationship Adventures of a Kinky Queer Butch Top (sugarbutch.net). 
  • Abiola Abrams is a TV host, documentary maker, and the host-producer of The Planet Abiola Show. She is widely known as “Miss Picky” on VH1’s hit reality series Tough Love and the title of her first novel is “Dare.” 
  • Audacia Ray is the author of “Naked on the Internet,” is a former sex worker, and co-founded Sex Work Awareness, a sex worker advocacy organization.

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