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Audio Smut Expands Into NYC

Audio Smut is a sex positive, multi-media collective who aim to bring the presence of marginal voices to traditional media. We do this through creating and documenting compelling and intriguing stories. Our podcast has been established for the past five years and downloaded by 20,000 people but we are looking to widen our listenership and to expand outside the realms of radio. We’ve recently expanded into NYC and are looking for cross promo and funding opportunities. Follow us on Twitter @AudioSmut

Listen to our latest podcast Animal Part 1: Humananimal

-Bawdy Vox Productions

Dear Community, I give you: Audio Smut

Audio Smut

Audio Smut is a sex positive radio project run by a feminist collective of extremely creative, intelligent, and hilarious women. I hopefully (crossing fingers) will be collaborating with these women in near future. I thought that the Feministing Community should be aware of their existence. Click, listen, dim the lights, grab a lover, and enjoy 😉

Audio Smut

Audio Smut is a sex positive radio project run by a feminist collective of extremely creative, intelligent, and hilarious women. I hopefully (crossing fingers) will be collaborating with these women in near future. I ...

Our Fears Misrepresented as Our Fantasies

*slight trigger warning*

Let me preface this story by revealing that I am a virtually unemployed, newly published writer who spends most of my non working time emailing resumes, reading, writing, and trying not to stare at the TV all damn day. Mostly, I just end up angry and depressed with this looming image of my college debts squeezing the pennies out of my weekend waitress sized bank account. So when I stumbled upon a Craigslist ad from an erotic author seeking someone to brainstorm with to cultivate a “female, non pornographic” voice for his novels, I was intrigued. As a consumer of erotic materials, it pleased me to see that a man actually wanted to ensure that his representations ...

*slight trigger warning*

Let me preface this story by revealing that I am a virtually unemployed, newly published writer who spends most of my non working time emailing resumes, reading, writing, and trying not to stare at the ...

Shameless self promotion of my First Book

Hey to the community!

My name is Meg. I’ve been a long time reader and sometimes contributor to this amazing online community of  thinkers, organizers, and otherwise all around amazing women. I recently published my first book of poetry, prose, and short stories entitled “FFing”, which stands for “Flirty Fishing” and NOT “Fist F***ing”. The reason that I think this is relevant to the Feministing community, besides shameless self promotion, is that from the cover itself throughout the whole book I explore a load of feminist issues like sex and sexuality, body issues, responses to catcalling and pedophilia, mommy issues, power struggles between women and women, between men and women, between the individual and society, etc. This community and other home ...

Hey to the community!

My name is Meg. I’ve been a long time reader and sometimes contributor to this amazing online community of  thinkers, organizers, and otherwise all around amazing women. I recently published my first book of ...

Ladiez in Waiting

I can’t fully express right now all the reasons why this article in my local "alternative" newspaper rubs me the wrong way. It’s too early in the morning for me to give the complete analysis that it deserves. (Those of you in different time zones, have at it.)
Pushing the idea that all a rebellious teenage girl in the ghetto needs to turn her life around is a pair of white gloves, posture lessons, and a promise ring is not only deeply condescending, but also a short term false solution. These girls are going through the motions to appease their mothers, their schools, and their pastors but what do they really need to change their lives? No one asks ...

I can’t fully express right now all the reasons why this article in my local "alternative" newspaper rubs me the wrong way. It’s too early in the morning for me to give the complete analysis that ...

The Difference Between a Compliment and a Catcall

This hit me just the other day. I’ve always rejected the notion that women should enjoy catcalls, that it’s a healthy boost of self-esteem, that it isn’t a “real” problem. What exactly is the qualitative difference between a honk or a rude gesture and a genuine compliment? I could never really put my finger on it because I’m usually awkward at accepting unwarranted praise in the first place and thus, couldn’t remember any good examples.

  I was shopping at my local Albertson’s and bagging some fruit at the self-checkout line when the answer appeared before me. A familiar male employee (who never fails to smile and say hello) looked my way and gave a little twist on his daily greeting, ...

This hit me just the other day. I’ve always rejected the notion that women should enjoy catcalls, that it’s a healthy boost of self-esteem, that it isn’t a “real” problem. What exactly is the qualitative difference between ...

Elementary Dating

I was watching the news in Dallas last night, and I saw a segment about a nine year old boy named Alex Greven who wrote a book about dating called "How to Talk to Girls."
What initially caught my attention was not that a 9 year old boy is being touted as a dating guru, but how adults are treating him like some prodigy. The news achors and his teacher were simply amazed at his ability to parrot back sterotypes about heterosexual dating norms. I don’t see this kid as being particularly precocious or intuitive just because he can articulate what he observes from watching tween sitcoms on the Disney Channel. The book is chock full of such gems ...

I was watching the news in Dallas last night, and I saw a segment about a nine year old boy named Alex Greven who wrote a book about dating called "How to Talk to Girls."
What ...

What is Mamisma?

I met Meg this weekend at the Omega Institute and she was badass–doing all sorts of amazing activism in Dallas. For those of you who couldn’t make it, I thought her summary was really beautiful. Next year’s conference is on intergenerational dialogue and feminism and I’ll be helping with the programming. Hope to see you ALL there.
-Courtney

(Originally posted yesterday at yp4.org)
I won a scholarship and spent the weekend in Rhinebeck, New York attending the Women and Courage conference at the Omega Institute. This was the single largest group of feminists that I’ve ever been exposed to. Women (and a few men) from all backgrounds of ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity, age, and ability ...

I met Meg this weekend at the Omega Institute and she was badass–doing all sorts of amazing activism in Dallas. For those of you who couldn’t make it, I thought her summary was really beautiful. Next year’s ...