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Posts by Syd Blakovich



SOLITARY AFFAIRS


For those of you who have been CrashPad fans since the beginning, you most likely can recall one of the most smoking hot solo finishes […]

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Pro Tips to Fucking on Camera


I thought I’d put together a list of a few tips I have used during shoots, (almost 9 years now!). Hope you find it helpful […]

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Sex, Money and Monogamy


It’s been just over 8 years since I first began shooting porn. In 2005 I began shooting for a fetish wrestling site and also did […]

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The Sound of One Hand Clapping: Why Are There Gloves in Queer Porn?


I thought I would write a follow up to the political shit storm that transpired this winter. Californians saw a variety of sex related laws […]

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The Great Barrier Rift: Pornstars, Dental Dams & Education


So I was thinking of writing this epic blog post about porn, the under funded education system, AIDS/HIV, poverty, and Measure B but I realize […]

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Original Plumbing’s #TalkAboutIt


The good folks over at Original Plumbing have started a campaign around adult suicide in the queer community. They are looking for people to contribute […]

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Calling All Cunning Linguists!


Haai, Güete Tag, բարև, 你好 , 你好 (nǐ hǎo), Hallo, Terve, Bonjour, Γειά!, Aloha, Jó napot kívánok, Ciao, 今日は, 안녕하세요, नमस्ते, Hei, Olá, ਸਤਿ ਸ੍ਰੀ […]

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Closing SF Pride Events & Art You Should Check Out


The month of June marks not just the beginning of yet another foggy summer in the Bay Area, but it is also the time for […]

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Queer and Trans Conference 2012: “Power, Pleasure, and Violence: A New Discourse of Bodies, Desire, and Sex”


This year, Swarthmore College’s Queer and Trans Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce the theme for our 2012 conference: “Power, Pleasure, and Violence: A […]

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5 Fisting Alternatives


I have been shooting queer porn for almost 6 years now. I also was a video reviewer for an adult toy company and was very […]

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Syd’s Shout Out: Femmes Of Color Symposium Keynote Speech 2011


So just a quick repost and shout out to something I came across and was like “Damn.” In the age of information and access, where […]

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Syd’s Shout Out: 10 Photographers You Should Know About


MOLLY LANDRETH is a documentary and portrait photographer based in Seattle, WA. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. […]

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BJJ, MMA, & Porn — A Soap Box


(Photo from Liarphoto.com.) One of the things I love about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is that it is enjoyed by all walks of life. Kids, moms, […]

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How I Got into Porno + A Brief History Lesson in Lesbian Porn


“How’d you get into porn?” PART 1. This is one of the most frequently asked questions many of us performers hear. Conceptually, I was really […]

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Syd’s Shout Out: Tokyo Bois, Ms. Tang Tang Show & Sex Work Sites


SEX WORKERS So I wanted to make a quick recap of some pretty dope queer and sex work related things that are going on in […]

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Syd’s Shout Out: Queer Performing Arts & Histories of Queerness


Hello Everyone! I have stepped out from in front of the camera and been spending a lot of time working behind the camera helping friends […]

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Syd’s Shout Out: The Visibility Project


Hey There! I just got back in the U.S. after a year long of international travel and finally settling back into California. I have my […]

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