I haven’t been updating much, but I am still around, doing pornthings!
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I have been slowly creeping into the File Manager for my site and attempting to play with the HTML without my web designer’s supervision. (Nothing crazy; just staring at Battershell‘s codes until they make some sense to me.) Lucky for me, no disasters occurred! Instead, I did some minor tweaking here and there. (more…)
For two years, I volunteered with PlanetAhead-Condomania, a sex-positive education program within Vancouver Coastal Health. As one of their educators, I taught workshops in high school classrooms to students ranging from grades 8-10 (around ages 12-15, for non-Vancouver folks). These workshops focused on:
- STI transmission & safer sex barriers (with a condom demo also featuring the female/insertive condom)
- effective methods of communication
- identifying and respecting personal boundaries
- giving and receiving consent (verbal and physical)
- recognizing gender stereotypes and how they affect your personal gender
- what it means to be transgender or intersex (more…)
I’ve been having some Real Name vs. Pseudonym troubles as of late. It can be tricky maintaining both. I always stumble over which one to use when I’m introducing myself. Generally speaking, I use my Real Name when I’m with my family and close friends, when I’m handling grown-up matters (rent, employment, taxes, etc.), and when I’m introducing myself to someone who doesn’t seem to be closely linked to the queer, kink, or porn communities in any way. If I’m meeting people through Good Dyke Porn, or if I’m on a porny business trip, I generally only go by Spats. If I’m meeting people in Vancouver who seem as though they may be interested in my work, sometimes I’ll use both. Sometimes I’ll follow my girlfriend’s lead if it’s one of her friends, as she also balances two names for two different communities. (more…)
I slept through about 80% of Pride. True story.
But when I wasn’t sleeping, many many things happened!
Vancouver residents & Pride tourists may have spotted Mr. Shayne Forster on the cover of WE this week! Their cover story for Pride [BORN THIS WAY: Trans men let it all hang out] focused on the development of Shayne & Jack Fox’s T-Bodies projects, including the transmen featured in their 2012 Manamorphosis calendar. The picture I posted in my previous entry (the quick blurb about sTeam) is the November photo of the calendar, and was used in the WE article! (more…)
The sTeam bathhouse is TONIGHT!
8pm – midnight @ Hastings Steam & Sauna (766 East Hastings Street)
$20 advance at Little Sisters (1238 Davie St) and The Kiss Store (319 Cambie St); $25 at the door
TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE AT LITTLE SISTERS AND THE KISS STORE. (more…)
A few people were puzzled by my Twitter feed last night. After remaining absent from Twitter through most of the day, I began posting frantically throughout the evening:
-Holy fucking hockey riots! Everything downtown is getting smashed and set on fire. This is embarrassing, Vancouver!
-Cops are arresting rioters downtown. Transit has been compromised and the Cambie street bridge is closed. Get out safely, everyone!
-Just saw a fight break out near Broadway and Cambie. Get home, get home! (more…)
This has been one of those weeks when nearly every day has required me to get up before 8am. This is the one day I can actually sleep in, and here I am up at 8am again. Foolish!
CharlieSpats.com has officially launched! I’m very excited about this. I’ve been in desperate need of a single link to offer people, rather than offering the whole Facebook/Twitter/Email/FetLife/This Video I Did Once/Work Blog/Personal Blog link package to everyone I meet. (more…)