Press related to the Center for Sex and Culture as an organization and for events that have taken place at CSC.

2013 Letters to a Porn Star - Nina Hartley Fan Mail

AVN: Center for Sex and Culture Co-Sponsors ‘Broadband’ Museum Event

Flavorwire: For Your Calendar: Masturbate-a-Thon 2013

Mashable: Meet the Kickstarter for XXX Projects: Offbeatr

San Francisco Bay Guardian: Nina Hartley mash notes, PETA gets naked, crafty vibes: Your week in sex events

SF Gate: Nude Aid benefit


Art and Architecture SF: Sex and Culture all in one mural The Golden Age of Porn - The Photography of Paul Johnson, Doing Your Dirty Work, Phyllis Christopher, From the Collection of Larry Townsend, The Dick Show, Tough Love

AVN: Come One, Come All to CSC’s May 27 Masturbate-a-Thon

AVN: CSC to Host Panel Opposing Prop 35 ‘Anti-Trafficking’ Measure

AVN: Drag King Diane Torre Hosts Events at Center for Sex & Culture

AVN: Spring Smut Sale at Center for Sex and Culture in SF

Bay Area Reporter:  Considering the penis - ‘The Dick Show’ at the Center for Sex and Culture
Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health: Over 100 Sexuality Books Fly from California to Rhode Island!

Daily Texan: Increased LGBTQ support from officials reflects sex-positive mindest

Golden Gate Xpress: Politics gets sexy at Perverts Put Out! spoken word series

SF Weekly: The Center for Sex & Culture’s Spring Smut Sale: Own a Part of Our Sexual History
SF Weekly: Godless Perverts Go Public This Week: Secularism is Sexy
SF Weekly: Porn Star Activist Jiz Lee Talks About When and How Sex Workers Can Give Consent
SF Weekly: Master Your Domain
SF Weekly: The Sweet Spot: A Death in the Family Unveils Massive BDSM Archive

Sunshine Guerilla: Doing Your Dirty Work

2011 Archive Show, People We Know - Jamil Hellu and Dorian Katz, Dirty Comics! Curated by Jon Macy, Elizabeth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle - Ecosex Manifesto Art Exhibit
Examiner: The end is coming: Center for Sex & Culture’s rapturous Masturbation Month event
Huffington Post: World Champion Masturbator, Masanobu Sato, Expands On His Favorite Hobby (video; NSFW)
Sexploration with Monika: Masturbate-A-Thon w/ Nina Hartley benefits Center for Sex & Culture (podcast)
SF Weekly: Best Palace of Self-Pleasure 2011
SF Weekly: Naked Girls Reading: Lady Monster and Friends Show How to Feel Words With Your Body
SF Weekly: Real Live Nude Art: Benefit Mixes Artists, Models, and Spectators

Bay Area A List: Best Adult Education 2010 Top 5 Winner
Carnal Nation: Center for Sex & Culture 10th Annual Masturbate-a-Thon
SF Weekly: Behind the Scenes at Masturbate-A-Thon 2010 (pictures; NSFW)

2009 Live Artmaking and Takeaway Event, Fakir Musafar - Erotic Embrace of the Corset, Art Guild of Pacifica
Carnal Nation: Lend a Hand: The 2009 San Francisco Masturbate-a-thon on Saturday, May 2
Carnal Nation: Nude Aid: Live Erotic Art
Carnal Nation: What I Learned at the Masturbate-A-Thon (pictures; NSFW)
Examiner: Perverts are putting out in San Francisco, for Folsom Street and beyond
Gay Today: CSC sponsors Mark I. Chester gallery talk
San Francisco Bay Guardian: Best of the Bay 2009
SF Weekly: The 9th Annual Masturbate-A-Thon (pictures; NSFW)

SF Weekly: Masturbate-A-Thon 2009 Champion Masanobu Sato Speaks

2008 Nancy Peach - The Fine Art of Bondage; Danyol - Nudes, Erika Meriaux and Ellen Stagg
San Francisco Bay Guardian: Best of the Bay 2008
SF Bay Times: AIDS Candlelight March And Center For Sex And Culture Hold Fundraiser
SF Gate: The (Off)Center for Sex & Culture / After a struggle, the nonprofit plans for a very sexy future, again
SF Weekly: Last Night: Blogging Sex at the Center for Sex & Culture
SF Weekly: Masturbate-A-Thon 2008 (pictures; NSFW)
Violet Blue / Tiny Nibbles: What’s up with the Center for Sex and Culture?

AskStudent: Masturbate for Charity, Come Lend a hand
A Taste of Sex Interviews: Carol Queen - Part 1 & Part 2 (podcast)
Yahoo Voices: Masturbate-a-thon Celebrate National Masturbation Month: San Francisco Proclaims Self Love

2006 Charles Gatewood Photography Exhibition, Penny Slinger Hills
Good Vibrations: Good Vibrations Announces Educational Alliance with the Center for Sex and Culture
The Guardian UK: Soft lights, Moroccan cushions and a lot of self-love

2005 Vanilla Sex - Michael A. Rosen
Marie Claire: Could You Masturbate for Six Hours Straight?
New York Times: Where an Orgy of Shopping Meets Shopping for an Orgy
SF Bay Times: Pee Wee Herman Day is Coming!

2004 San Francisco Gallery Openings
AlterNet: Masturbate Online!
SFGate: SKIN / Whatever your taste in pornography, new library has room for more

Reuters: San Francisco Hosts “Masturbate-A-Thon’

SFGate: Homeless Vibrators / The Center for Sex and Culture searches for a permanent home

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