I can’t help but wonder if I’ll ever get used to seeing other people, especially people I don’t know, promote events I’m speaking at or articles I’ve written. It’s seriously odd feeling (in a wonderful, flattering, I get all blushy and embarrassed sort of way).
Friends, sisters, Lady Gaga fans: I am here to tell you that we were wrong. It...– In Defense of the Spice Girls - Sady http://rookiemag.com/2011/11/in-defense-of-spice-girls/
Giving a lecture to a bunch of USC students...
I’m nervous as fuck.
I don’t agree that sex work should be treated “like any other job” because “any...– Emi Koyama http://eminism.org/blog/entry/301
I’m not a rude guy who just goes around calling women “b*tch” but at this point,...– —Too $hort, in dialogue with dream hampton in Ebony. There are many parts of this conversation that almost made me cry, for so many reasons. Ms. Hampton talking about what young girls accept as normal behavior from boys. Too $hort realizing, at 45 years old, that his idea of how to turn a girl on...
Yesterday I had a consultation at Make Up For Ever, which is one of my favorite brands. This is NOT my usual look, so I went to take a bunch of pictures for vanity’s sake, and also to remember it in case I want to recreate it for any reason later. I took a bunch of pictures with my iPhone in front of the mirror to try to get as many angles as I could. What I actually took was a bunch of...
In a continuation of my discussion with my stepdad about my former work as an escort (see http://jessienicoleswop.wordpress.com/2012/01/28/coming-out-online for details) he made me promise that if I ever consider returning to prostitution I would consult my therapist first. His rationale is that it’s not something healthy people consider an option. It was nevertheless an easy promise to...
I felt like shit today. I’m exhausted, physically and emotionally, and was having a hard day at work on top of it. I felt discouraged, insecure, and angry. Then I wrote something. It was a little something, and may or may not go over well, but I feel much better.