This past weekend I attended Blogher ’08 women’s blogging conference in San Francisco. I didn’t expect to meet so many mommy bloggers, so few sex bloggers and so many wonderful people.
When I first walked into the conference hall of the Westin St. Francis, I spotted Sarah Dopp’s sexy head and pulled up a seat next to her. (Sarah’s the reason I attended Blogher in the first place.) I hadn’t yet developed my spiel and when everyone looked at me for an introduction, I said:
“I have a video blog and work at a web company.”
That wasn’t gunna cut it. After introducing myself a few times more, my general spiel evolved into:
“I’m Fivestar. I have a personal video blog that covers events I go to. I work in the porn industry so I tend to focus on themes of sex, BDSM and Porn.”
People reacted really well, aside from that one mommy blogger who responded to my intro with “we have nothing in common” (and even then, she warmed up to me later in the conference). Approaching people openly about what I do sparked a dialog many, especially mommy bloggers, were itching to engage in. Whatever my qualifications, I felt like an ambassador for sex, porn and kink.
This video features:
“I was looking for some way to turn myself on, so I started writing erotica.”
“My job’s really awesome.. I get to write about hot Queer sexuality that sometimes other porn sites don’t talk about.”
“…we have people who post regularly and who are eager to see what we are talking about around pussy every day.”