Sex, Sex Work and the Web #TtW14

I had the distinct honor of being a panelist at this year’s Theorizing the Web conference which too place in Brooklyn NY April 25& 26th. My panel “Sex Work and the Web, was moderated by the amazing Melissa Gira Grant, author of Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work  . My fellow panelists included Emma Caterine of Red Umbrella Project , adult film actress and writer Stoya,  and CEO and owner of Hookonline Hawk Kinkaid. You can watch the panel here :

Our panel dealt with sex workers and clients adapting to new digital technology and the hardships or progress gained by moving into a digital space.  We took questions both from the live audience and from twitter.  

I had the opportunity to speak with the amazing Maggie Mayhem, fellow adult model and writer whose panel Casual Encounters: Sex, Sexuality and Intimacy was fascinating. It’s always a treat to meet my favorite tweeters in person and Maggie is just a force. If you would like to experience her words and work please follow her on twitter.  You can watch her entire panel here:

The Keynote panel Race and Social Media was moderated by Andre Brock featured some great voices including  Latoya Peterson, someone I very much admire for her work with  and I hate myself for not getting to meet,  NYTimes Tech writer Jenna Wortham,  Univ. of Michigan Prof. Lisa Nakamura ,  and BuzzFeed writer and section editor Ayesha Siddiqi.  Treat yourself and watch it here:

You can watch ALL of the panels HERE

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Author: N'jaila

N'jaila Rhee grew up in north New Jersey and graduated with a degree in Journalism and Communication media from Rutgers University in 2009. Rhee began exotic dancing while attended classes at Rutgers, and still dances at special events. Currently working professionally in media in the NYC metro area, she enjoys writing erotica, eating Nilla wafers and giggling at the word "balls".