Oct 062015


The first episode of the CatalystCon West 2015 series features an interview with the award-winning writer, teacher, and porn star Conner Habib. We discuss his work in both academia and porn, the recent raids on Rentboy.com, advocating for the rights of sex workers, and navigating college campus controversies. This show was recorded live in front of a studio audience at #ccon.

Tune in Friday, October 9th at 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET to hear this show premiere. Join the discussion on Twitter where we livetweet each week. Sex Out Loud airs every Friday, you can listen along on your computer, tablet, or phone, find all the ways at SexOutLoudRadio.com.  If you missed any part of the episode or want to listen again, you can listen to every episode on demand here.

Conner Habib is an author, a lecturer, a porn performer, and a sex workers’ rights advocate.  He serves as Vice President of the Adult Performer Advocacy Committee and is a member of PEN America.  His essays have appeared in dozens of print and online publications, including The Stranger, Vice, Salon, Slate, and more.  Habib gives lectures around the country about sexuality, spirituality, pornography, science, and art.  He teaches writing one-on-one and in groups. For seven years, Habib  was an award-winning gay adult performer, and continues, occasionally, to perform in adult film.  He is the only person who has ever won awards for writing, teaching AND porn.