Heal this book: reversing vandalism

Morning Stories, a weekly podcast of stories from ordinary folks, aired Heal this book in December 2005.  This podcast is about an art exhibit that the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) did with books that had been damaged by a homophobic and misogynistic patron. From the transcript: This person used the card catalog and did…

Queerotica review

Last night I went to Roundhouse to hear Queerotica, a erotica/porn reading, that was part of Pride in Art.  I thought the reading was going to take place in the theater, but instead it took place in the open space outside the theater where the art exhibition was located.  I was surprised at how packed…

Queerotica

This looks like it’s going to be hot, literarcy and smut-tastic. Hear local authors read queer erotica and the Little Sister’s staff reading smut that was stopped at the Boarder. Queerotica is part of the Pride in Art Festival. WHEN: 7:30pm | Wednesday, July 30, 2008 WHERE: The Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre (181…

Big fucking deal

The cover article in this week’s Georgia Straight is about this film. The review says it’s mostly about 4 couples and one threesome and their relationships. Young people fucking was mentioned a lot earlier this year because of it’s title, and because of the controversy around Bill C-10. Bill C-10 is a long, omnibus Bill…

Little Sister’s Bookstore @ BCLA

Thanks to Janine Fuller for agreeing to speak, to Shannon LaBelle for convening this session at the BCLA conference, and to Ashley Dunne for the following session writeup. Little Sister’s Bookstore: Fighting Censorship in Canada for Over 20 Years Report by Ashley Dunne, SLAIS student Little Sister’s Book and Art Emporium is celebrating their 25th…

Chasing Maturity: Video Games and Sex

I found this 9-ish minute video lecture by Daniel Floyd, a professor at Savannah College of Art and Design, to be funny and interesting. Floyd looks at the history of sex in video games. He states “for as long as sex has existed in games it has been exploitive at worst and superficial at best.”…