ShannaKatz

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Shanna Katz is a queer kinky disabled feisty femme sexuality educator and professional pervert currently based in Phoenix, AZ. From topics like vaginal fisting to non-monogamy, and oral sex to how sexuality and dis/ability intersect, she talks, writes and teaches about the huge spectrum of sexuality, both from personal and professional perspectives. She’s using her Master’s of Sexuality Education to provide accessible, open-source sex education to people around the country, and is currently working with Fascinations to bring sex educators, kinksters and teachers to educate in the Southwest as well as online. Read Full Profile...

Genderqueer Identity #3

 Posted by on September 20, 2011
Sep 202011
 

By Shanna Katz This month, Tracy discusses their genderqueer identity, and all of the complex processes surrounding this identity. This interview is about your Gender Fluid identity…What are some other identities of yours? Lesbian (although I prefer to the term “gay”), white/caucasian, atheist, middle class, liberal democrat, English-speaking, athlete, partner. Define your Gender Fluid identity […]

Genderqueer Identity #2

 Posted by on August 31, 2011
Aug 312011
 

By Shanna Katz

A huge thanks to Avory for sharing some of zir thoughts about their Genderqueer identity. There are definitely some interesting answers here, particularly dealing with the process of going through multiple identities to find one that fits

Rebuilding the Barter System

 Posted by on August 13, 2011
Aug 132011
 

By Shanna Katz

Something I truly love about being a member of smaller communities is that for the most part, we look after our own. When someone needs a ride to an event, people band together to help them out. Here in Denver, we have Leather Magick, a kink specific charity group that local dungeons (public and private) fundraise for.

Queer Identity #2

 Posted by on August 2, 2011
Aug 022011
 

By Shanna Katz

This month’s Out of the Box identity is another look at a different person’s Queer identity. Krystal Marie is a recent college graduate who has been kind enough to share with us her take on her Queer identity, as well as the intersections that come with her other identities.

Straight Identity #1

 Posted by on July 7, 2011
Jul 072011
 

By Shanna Katz

We often talk about the ”other” identities, those that are considered to deviate from the norm – the LGBTQ community, the kinky folk, the non-monogamous folks, etc. However, EVERYONE has identities, even if your identities may be more of what society deems to be the ”defaults,”…

Fluctuating Identity #1

 Posted by on June 22, 2011
Jun 222011
 

By Shanna Katz

This interview is with Euphoria, a young woman who identifies as having fluctuation in her identities. I think it is important to include identities that may not be as definite, fleshed out, or as solid as others.

Howdy There Partner

 Posted by on May 2, 2011
May 022011
 

By Shanna Katz

Sometimes, the English language just fails me. Aside from the ridiculous issue of pronouns (I mean, really, do we need to have masculine and feminine pronouns when we conjugate everything in neutrality anyways?