Sexploration with Monika – COYOTE/St James Infirmary founder Margo St James, Non-monogamy, & Sex Ed

You’ll hear legendary sex-positive feminist Margo St James talk about the birth of the sex-worker rights movement in San Francisco plus her checkered past with politics, law-enforcement, and her relationship with Paul Avery, a newspaper man of note. Margo St. James founded COYOTE “Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics” the sex-worker activism group in 1973 after novelist Tom Robbins called St. James “the coyote trickster.” Margo St James also ran and won San Francisco Board of Supervisors and founded the St James Infirmary, an occupational clinic for sex-workers in San Francisco. Margo St James, Annie Sprinkle, Carol Queen, and I curated the Hooker’s Ball Brothello stage at Masquerotica 2011. This year, Masquerotica will be Saturday, October 20th. On this episode (that was recorded 10/14/2011), we also talk about the trials and joys of open relationships and asking for what you want with Marcia Baczynski, and erotic edu-tainer Spycey Spyce will make us giggle while teaching about safer sex and intimate communication. With Token Straight Guy Johnny Wang!

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