speaking & events

Guest Speaker

SFLDG (San Francisco Leathermen's Discussion Group)

February 2020 

I was a guest speaker at the largest discussion group for leather and kink issues in the country. I spoke about the epidemic of crystal meth in the MSM community, about my work in LGBTQ media, and about the book I am currently working on. See more here

Guest Writer

"Savage Love" in The Stranger 

January 2019

As a guest on Dan Savage's popular sex and relationship advice column Savage Love, I helped answer a reader-submitted question about porn. Read it here

Guest Speaker, HIV/AIDS Healthcare Challenges

Panel Discussion at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 

March 2018 

I spoke with medical students on a panel that included long-term HIV survivors, PrEP advocates, and HIV/AIDS activists about the realities of HIV care and prevention today. 

Guest Judge

Los Angeles Puppy Pride

November 11, 2017

I was a guest of honor and contest judge at the Los Angeles Puppy Pride, a leather and fetish pageant and social gathering garnering contestants from across California. 

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