The 3rd San Francisco
Sex Worker Film and Video Festival

May 23- 26th, 2003

Schedule of Events

Click here for schedule of films only

Saturday, May 17th
26 Mix (Mission St., near 26th)- "SLUTS UNITE!
7-10 PM  Tallulah Bankheist's Whore Church benefit "SLUTS UNITE! for the Sex Workers Fest featuring Duran Ruiz and many more.

Sunday, May 25

Sunday Forum  Sex Worker Rights and Culture Fest 1-7:30 PM
Day pass includes evening El Rio show  $25.00
Individual workshops on Sunday $10.00 each.
(No one turned away for lack of funds, but you must call 415-751-1659 to make other financial arrangements in advance).

LGBT Community Center at 1800 Market Street
Vendors: Featuring jewelry by Augusta, wearable art and purses by Dee Russell, buttons by Emi,
Sluts Unite T-Shirts from Scarlot Harlot, special things from Gennifer M. Hirano, asianprincess and our fabulous sponsor, Spectator magazine.

Catering by Hearty Fare
As you see below the schedule is quite packed and there is little time between workshops.  Hearty Fare will offer sandwiches, snacks, drinks and box lunches for very reasonable costs. Click here to check out the menu. If you have special dietary requests or if you want to request a box lunch, email Hearty Fare  <>

12- Vendors arrive to set up tables

Doors Open 1 PM for General Public

1-2:30  Sex Worker Politics
Global Sex Work/Advancing Sex Worker Rights In Our Communities
Dr. Penelope Saunders, Dr. Jessica Spector, Rosinha Sambo (Sweden), Margo St. james, Carol Leigh AKA Scarlot Harlot, Amy

2:30- 3:50 Filmmakers, Artists Round Table

Filmmakers and other artisits will all be invited to participate in this group discussion including Erochica, Tallulah Bankheist, Ariel Lightningchild, James Diamond, Annie Oakley, Gennifer M. Hirano, asianprincess, Norma Jean Almodovar, Annie Sprinkle, Daisy Anarchy, Pam Dore, Hima B. and  more.

4-4:50 Sex Worker Movement Issues: Class, Race, Gender, Identitiy and Marginalization in the Sex Worker Movement

5:00 Tassle Twirling Workshop (read description by clicking here)

6 PM Performances
The Rainbow Room of the LGBT Community Center at 1800 Market Street.
6 PM Gennifer M. Hirano, asianprincess
6:15 Rosinha Sambo and Her Sexy Saxophone
6:30 Streetworkers spoken Word and poetry
featuring Duran Ruiz, Daisy Anarchy, Rosinha and more!

9 PM  at El Rio
Big Burlesque  plus Mattilda aka Matt Bernstein Sycamore, David Sterry, Shawna Virago, Duran Ruiz, Erochica, Dee Dee Russell, Cosi Fabian, Carol Queen, Twirly Girl, Lying Whores and many more.
El Rio (3158 Mission Street)

Monday, May 26th

1-4 PM
Good Vibrations "How To Make Your Own Porn Film" Workshop  The Marsh, 1062 Valencia St. ($40.00 or Fest pass plus $10.00)

7:30 PM
"Make Love Not War," Closing Night Soiree at 111 Minna Gallery featuring Miss Connie Champagne, Mr. Lucky, Nik Phelps of Sprocket Ensemble, Erochica from Japan and "Rosinha  and Her Sexy Saxophone."

More about the Sex Worker Fest

Festival Director: Carol Leigh (AKA Scarlot Harlot)
Associate Producer: Madeline Lowe
Presented by Good Vibrations and COYOTE
sponsored by Coalition on Prostitution/San Francisco Women Centers, the M & M Fund, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc., Open Meadows, Cyprian Guild, Tranny Fest, ISWFACE, Spectator Magazine, Film Arts Foundation, Media Alliance and Bay Area Video Coalition.

Special thanks to volunteers and donors: Madeline Lowe, Monroe Pasternak, Teri Goodson, Maxine Doogan, Tallulah Bankheist, Andrea Burnett, Carol Queen, Sara Angel,  Wayne McIntosh, Tia Mercury, Augusta, Jessica Brown, Nancy Phelps, Arun Patel, Melinda , Sister Kitty, David Florence, Adele Behar, New School of Erotic Massage, Sister Hedra Sexual, Tori Tait of Lipstick Conspiracy, Deborah O. Jacobs, Michele  Levesque, Maggie Rubenstein, Melinda Adams,  Marc Perkel, Maria Chavez-King, Rockie Mellon, Spectator Magazine, Amy Donovan and The Roxie.

Festival Pass for $50.00; Day Pass $25.00 at or at Good Vibrations (1210 Valencia Street); Monday Workshop $40.00, Sunday and Monday Night Benefits $10-$500.

About Good Vibrations
Established in 1977, Good Vibrations is a worker-owned and operated cooperative comprised mostly of women, who strive to help women and men realize and celebrate their sexual health and potential. They're a group of individuals committed to making the world a place where sex and pleasure are recognized as a birthright. Good Vibrations' branches include retail stores in San Francisco and Berkeley, California; a mail order catalog; web site,; publishing company Down There Press; audio division Passion Press; Sexpositive Productions, the GV Video Production Team; and an Education/Outreach department that presents educational workshops nationwide.

COYOTE ("Call Off Your Tired Ethics") was founded by Margo St. James in 1973. COYOTE works for the rights of all sex workers: strippers, phone operators, prostitutes, porn actresses etc. of all genders and persuasions. In 1999, COYOTE and Exotic Dancers' Alliance founded the St. James Infirmary <> an occupational health and safety clinic by and for sex workers in San Francisco. Advocating decriminalization of prostitution, COYOTE is a member of The North American Task Force on Prostitution, <>.