In this episode we talk to Zahra Stardust and Gabriella Garcia about the work they are doing to Decode Stigma.
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In this episode we talk to Zahra Stardust and Gabriella Garcia about the work they are doing to Decode Stigma.
Recording from a Peepshow Live event, hosted by Jessie Sage and Courtney Trouble. They talk to guests Shy Spells, April Flores, and Destiny Diaz and fat politics and BBW porn.
We talk to porn star Joanna Angel about her new choose-your-own erotic novel Club 42.
Peepshow Podcast talks to Heather Berg about her new book, Porn Work: Sex, Labor, and Late Capitalism.
Mistress Blunt and Jessie Sage talk about our Mommy Domme origins, caregiver archetypes, communicating boundaries within relationships, rationalizing desire, and so much more.
Dylan Thomas talks about his work, his F2M transition, coming out to his family as trans an a sex worker, and also the biometric technology that has been introduced at Pornhub and its potential impact on trans performers.
5 sex workers, therapists, and sex working therapists talk about why it is hard for sex workers to find good therapy.
Tracy Clark-Flory talks about her new book Want Me: A Sex Writer’s Journey Into the Heart of Desire.
Juniper Fitzgerald talks motherhood, pregnancy, sex work, and more.
In this Peepshow After Dark, Seska talks about her multi decade career in the sex industry.
We talk to Xenon Universe about coming out as trans, having top surgery, body positivity, reimagining his porn career as Xenon, polaroids as art, and more!
Jet Setting Jasmine and King Noire talk about being a couple in the sex industry.
This is a a recording of a live panel on sex work and self care. We have four panelists who talk about everything from addiction and recovery, to counseling and therapy, to creating a reasonable schedule, to work life balance as a sex worker.
In this special compilation episode, we bring together the stories of 8 porn performers and sex workers to talk about the issues they face with payment processing.
We talk to Melissa Gira Grant about Nicholas Kristof’s Op/Ed in the New York Times that led to Visa/Mastercard pulling out of Pornhub. We discuss trafficking narratives, anti-porn feminism, the business model of Pornhub, sex workers issues with payment processors, and more.
This is a special collaboration between The Oldest Profession Podcast and Peepshow Podcast in honor of December 17th.
Kaytlin Bailey and Jessie Sage share and talk about the brave coming out stories contributed by members of our sex work community.
Jessie Sage talks to Jamie Hood about her debut book, How to Be a Good Girl. They discuss writing about sex and trauma, leaving academia, sex work, trans identity, love, and more.
Lita Lecherous, Courtney Trouble, and Jessie Sage get down and dirty, talking about our experiences in porn, phone sex, kink and BDSM, panty sales, and more!
This week we are doing a joint episode with After Adult Podcast. We have on Siri Dahl from the After Adult Podcast, and we talk about porn, podcasting, politics, and place. Check out this episode!
The 3rd Peepshow Live focuses on the work of cosplay porn. We talk about sets, costumes, performances, and more.
In the 71st episode of the Peepshow Podcast, Jessie Sage talks to Kaytlin Bailey from the Oldest Profession Podcast about their relaunch. They also discuss sex work politics, old pros, sex magic, coming out, and family. Also on this episode, PJ and Jessie reflect on the election results. Check out this episode!
In this special Halloween After Dark episode, Courtney Trouble and Jessie Sage talk to Luna Grae, aka Oppaibby, about cosplay, costuming, set design, and more!
This week Felicia Fisher, a phone sex operator, cam model, and fetish clip producer, talks to us about how she got into sex work, her career and kinks, and the new documentary that she’s featured in, “The Odd World of Felicia Fisher.”
Maxine Holloway joins us from the second trimester of her second pregnancy to talk about the unique rewards and challenges of being a pregnant sex worker.
The second edition of Peepshow Live features a live panel discussion on the intersection of sex work and disability. Co-hosted by Courtney Trouble and PJ Sage, the panel included BodyXBlunts, GoAskAlex, and Carnegie Velvet.
As a lively after dark convo, Courtney Trouble and Jessie Sage talk about sex work, academia, queer porn, sex toys, anal, and more! You don’t want to miss this one!
It’s Labor Day, and this week we are focusing on the long-term impact of providing emotional labor as a sex worker. Jessie Sage talks to Reese Piper about an article she wrote for Peepshow Media, The Cost of Feigning Intimacy at Work. The article is a reflection on how taking a break from stripping during the pandemic forced her to recognize the toll sex work has had on her emotional life.
We talk to Lola Davina, author of the Thriving in Sex Work series, about her new book on sex work and money.
Jessie Sage talks to porn performer Lasha Lane about returning to the industry after a 20-year break, her work with BIPOC-AIC & APAC, developing relationships both inside and outside of the industry, and being a performer in her 40s.
In Episode 63 we interview sex industry veteran Arabelle Raphael. We talk to her about her varied sex work career, negotiating relationships as a sex worker, and art as catharsis.
The first “Peepshow Live” features DIY content creators and sex workers who will share useful skills and practices for indie porn makers, professionals, and artists. We will also discuss how creating and selling DIY content fits into the lives of creators. Moderated by Jessie Sage, PJ Sage, and Courtney Trouble, this DIY Porn Panel will feature indie porn makers SpookyFatBrat, Gwen Adora, Rooster, and Dominique Rystan on what works for them, with attention paid to the process of content creation and working within the framework of a pandemic. Check out this episode!
We talk to Tina Horn about her new comic series SFSX (Safe Sex), the dystopian near-future it envisions, and how it relates to recent events. We also discuss the craft of writing and the transferable skills developed through sex work.
In this bonus episode, Jessie Sage talks to Nookie, founder of Dating Kinky, about nonmonogamy at the opening of the 2-day “It’s Not Cheating, It’s Ethical Nonmonogamy” virtual conference.
In Episode 61, hosts PJ and Jessie Sage answer listener questions.
In Episode 60 we talk to Ignacio Rivera, founder of The HEAL Project, about healing from childhood sexual abuse, paths to sexual liberation, and why sex education needs to focus on communication, boundaries, and consent.
We interview Danielle Blunt, professional dominatrix, sex worker rights advocate, and co-founder of Hacking//Hustling, a collective that works at the intersection of technology and social justice. We discuss the EART IT Act and how important it is to protect online spaces for marginalized communities.
Princess Berpl talks about her transition from nursing to sex work, creating a positive fan base, how she connects with the characters she plays, her extensive dildo collection, and our long friendship outside of sex work.
In Episode 57 of the Peepshow Podcast we focus on the porn industry. Mike Stabile of the Free Speech Coalition updates us on the new COVID guidelines and on Talent Testing Service pulling out of the PASS System. Then, we talk to performer and director Mickey Mod about racism in the porn industry.
In Episode 56 we interview The Incredible Edible Akynos from the Black Sex Worker Collective, who talks to us about activism to empower Black sex workers.
Phoenix Calida on the Black Lives Matter protests, how over-policing disproportionality impacts Black sex workers, and what allies can do to help bring about racial justice.
In Episode 54 we talk to content creators and fetish performers Allie Eve Knox and Kiara Skye about the intersection of the tech industry and sex work, and why crypto may offer solutions to many of the payment processing issues faced by the adult industry.
In Episode 53 we bring you a recording from the panel Consent and Sexualized Leisure at AVN. Lynn Comella moderates this discussion about how consent is negotiated on the showroom floor with performers Katy Jayne and jessica drake, and scholars Barb Brents and Paul Maginn.
This is a special COVID-19 episode featuring 16 different sex workers’ stories about their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. They share a range of experience, emotions, and wisdom.
Episode 51 features an interview with Cindy Gallop, CEO of Make Love Not Porn, a site devoted to social sexuality. We discuss how COVID-19 is spurring sextech innovation and highlighting how carework has been undervalued. We also discuss the relaunch of Make Love Not Porn.
Additionally, we talk about the first Women of Sex Tech Virtual Conference, where Cindy Gallop and Jessie Sage were both speakers.
This episode is a bit of a time capsule, going all the way back to the fall of 2019, before our personal lives were uprooted by cancer and the rest of the world was disrupted by COVID-19. Wow, does that seem like a lifetime ago?!
In Episode 49 we focus on family and sexuality. We talk to sex workers and parents Kym Cutter and Natalie Brewster Nguyen about raising kids in community with other sex workers. We also interview Elizabeth Ann Wood, author of Bound: A Daughter, a Domme, and an End-of-Life Story, about caring for her dominatrix mother at the end of her mother’s life.
Episode 48 is the second in a series of episodes recorded at the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit. This episode focuses on the summit itself, as well as Woodhull’s current legal challenge to FOSTA/SESTA.
Episode 47 is the first in a series of episodes recorded at the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit. This episode focuses on a film that premiered at the summit: jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex: Senior Sex, a sexually explicit instructional video on senior sex.
Live recording of the “Suppressing Sex” keynote panel we hosted last April at the Theorizing the Web conference in Queens, NYC.
Episode 45 is a special XBIZ Miami episode. We will be featuring an interview with XBIZ’s BBW Clip Artist of the year, Destiny Diaz. We talk about navigating conventions, work/life balance, her tutorials for other sex workers, her new series Tinder Tales.
We also start out talk briefly to Riley Nicks as she travels home from her first sex industry convention. She talks about finding community, shooting VR porn, and more!
In Episode 44, we are honored to have porn performer and director Lena Paul with us. She explains why it was important for her to cut her ties with Evil Angel following the news of James Deen’s return in a forthcoming docu-porno called Consent. We also talk about creating trauma informed porn sets, and approaching our work with vulnerability and openness.
In our news segment, we catch up on the work that we have been doing, including podcast appearances and new articles. We also preview the “Sexual Suppression” panel that Peepshow Podcast will be hosting this week at Theorizing the Web in Queens, NYC.