Melissa Gira’s Blogging Sex Workshop
Center for Sex & Culture
October 14, 2008
Review and photos by Bonnie Ruberg
Better Than: Sitting home blogging about sex all by yourself.
Download/Stream: The slides from the workshop, available at MelissaGira.com.
Ever been to the Center for Sex and Culture? From the street, it barely exists. No sign, no photos of naked people, not even a pride flag give away its presence to passersby near Mission and 11th streets. Climb up the unmarked stairs and into the workshop room, and even then you might think you were about to attend a poetry reading or a group therapy session –- if a cryptic sculpture or two of the nude female form didn’t give things away. Maybe that’s what happened to the poor, lost soul who ventured into the opening moments of Melissa Gira’s sex blogging workshop last night. He poked his head through the door, asked what we were up to, then promptly fled when he heard he’d accidentally stumbled upon a class about the discussion of sex.More »