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If you missed us at Folsom Street Fair 2013 this year… You won’t want to miss us next year. 
Come visit your local sexy librarians at the Center for Sex and Culture on most Mondays from 11:30 - 3:30 in the afternoon, and explore your sexuality through all of your favorite authors.

Love,
Miss Ian

If you missed us at Folsom Street Fair 2013 this year… You won’t want to miss us next year.

Come visit your local sexy librarians at the Center for Sex and Culture on most Mondays from 11:30 - 3:30 in the afternoon, and explore your sexuality through all of your favorite authors.

Love,

Miss Ian

sexandculture:

Naughty Zinesters!
There is quite the sensual reading this Saturday evening at Rock, Paper Scissors in the East Bay. I encourage all those with steamy, literary tendencies to attend. And if you have extra time, I always encourage anyone in downtown Oakland to see Feelmore 510, one of the best sex stores in the Bay Area. I know you already heard of it, and if you haven’t been, you’re planning on going. So go, and then come listen to some erotica. Check out Feelmore’s tumblr, and support safe local sex.

sexandculture:

Naughty Zinesters!

There is quite the sensual reading this Saturday evening at Rock, Paper Scissors in the East Bay. I encourage all those with steamy, literary tendencies to attend. And if you have extra time, I always encourage anyone in downtown Oakland to see Feelmore 510, one of the best sex stores in the Bay Area. I know you already heard of it, and if you haven’t been, you’re planning on going. So go, and then come listen to some erotica. Check out Feelmore’s tumblr, and support safe local sex.

Your sexy CSC librarians encourage you to read more erotica.
This book order was found in one of our zines called Good Times: A Revue of the World of Pleasure from 1955. It looks sexy right? What type of “experienced” sex could they be learning? Apparently you could have had the answer for only $2.95 if you were seduced by this ad 58 YEARS AGO! I don’t know if that’s expensive or cheap back then. 

Don’t forget to come see us librarians talk about sex zines at SFZinefest at the end of the month. MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE!

Your sexy CSC librarians encourage you to read more erotica.

This book order was found in one of our zines called Good Times: A Revue of the World of Pleasure from 1955. It looks sexy right? What type of “experienced” sex could they be learning? Apparently you could have had the answer for only $2.95 if you were seduced by this ad 58 YEARS AGO! I don’t know if that’s expensive or cheap back then. 


Don’t forget to come see us librarians talk about sex zines at SFZinefest at the end of the month. MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE!

Call for Art @ CSC ⇢

Doing Your Dirty Work: a sampler of contemporary art about sex
Open to Artists in the United States

 “Doing Your Dirty Work” is the second annual group exhibition at the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco, California. We invite all artists that are at least 18 years old to submit recent artwork that deals with themes of sexuality, sexual identity and gender identity.  Please do not censor yourself. Nothing is too dirty! Nothing is too perverse!

The Center for Sex and Culture Gallery aims to provide space for artwork of significant merit that addresses sexuality and sexual identity, especially outsider or minority sexual identity. Too often mainstream art spaces self-censor or are afraid of sexual content. Too often the standard of artistic merit in sexuality community spaces is disappointingly low. Erotic art exhibitions are too often heavily hetero, cis, or white centric. CSC Gallery makes bridging these divides and providing a solution to these shortcomings its mission.

Jurors: Dorian Katz, CSC Curator and Marlene Hoeber, CSC Director of Collections

Submissions are due at midnight Friday, May 15th, 2013.  The show will be from Friday July 5th through Friday, August 30th.

To enter your work, send the following to sexandculturegallery@gmail.com:

  • 5 images, jpegs less than 2mb each
  • List of images with size, media and title (in the body of your email)
  • Artist CV (attachment)
  • Statement of up to 300 words about your work. Send one statement only and not one for each of the 5 images (in the body of your email)
  • On the main page of http://www.sexandculture.org/ click on the green donations button on the right side of our main page to pay $15 entry fee through the option Doing Your Dirty Work. (Note that you have paid entry fee in body of your email.)

·       The gallery space also serves other uses so floor space is not available. We do not have equipment to present video work, but will accept wall-mounted video work with provided equipment. Wall-mounted sculpture is also acceptable.

·       In subject line of email, write “Art Submission – 2013


Deadline: 05-15-2013
Center for Sex and Culture
San Francisco, CA

Deep Inside: a Study of 10,000 Porn Stars and their Careers ⇢

Amazing statistics on what the average porn star looks like, where she comes from and what she does in porn.

Oblivious Vixens: Haniya Rae interviews Johnny Negron ⇢

Doing it Again – Second Casting Call ⇢

Please help spread the word – we’re doing a second round of casting for the erotic documentary Doing it Again specifically looking to cast scenes of trans women with trans partners.  We’re looking for couples, friends, fuckbuddies, and individuals willing to be paired with someone – yes that includes trans men applying individually! ”

BOOKISH BEASTS: CSC Zine & Comic Fest

With Wondercon not in San Francisco this year there is not great comics events happening in April. Wouldn’t be great to have a local comics event that was a s uniques as San Francisco? The Center for Sex & Culture is a fantastic multi-use space that is perfect for a small gathering of local artists whose works need to be celebrated for their stance outside the mainstream. 

Bookish Beasts is a one day zine fest for the creators of art, books and comics featuring sex, sexuality, gender and erotica. We want to give you the opportunity to exhibit your works, and connect with local readers who love and collect adult material. 

This is a not for profit event that is free to the public, Although as we live to support local artist we will  need some help from you t make this happen. We are asking for $20 to split an 8’ table with chairs. You will be responsible for cashiering your own sales and all profits are your own. The CSC has enough chars but will need to rent tables and promote the event. If this sounds like a great event that you want to get involved with please confirm right away. 

The event is one day. April 14th from noon to 6PM. There will some presentations and workshops following. Please let us know if you are interested in participating or would like to propose a workshop or presentation. 

CSC provides judgement-free educations, cultural events, a library/media archive, and other resources to audiences across the sexual and gender spectra; and to research and disseminate factual information, framing and incoming issues of public policy health. Please consider donating copies of your work to the library and helping spread the word about this great resource. All of the CSC Library books are searchable though Goodreads and CSC’s Zineography, along with their growing zine catalog/database, which is currently being cataloged

If interested in participating or for more information contact us- gallery@sexandculture.org

Sincerely, 

Jon Macy

Dorian Katz, CSC Curator

Anissa Malady, CSC Librarian 

Tess McCarthy, CSC Archivist

'50 Shades of Grey' In The Workplace? Answer's Not So Black And White ⇢

"… women feel safe to talk about it with other women, or to use it to open a dialogue with spouses or partners.  What is interesting is that women are now bringing it into the workplace and not hiding it.  It re-invokes sexuality in the workplace, which is something women have sought out help from policy makers and the legal system to create boundaries and protection in the workplace.

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