Posts Tagged ‘conferences’

D.C. to Host First TEDWomen Conference

This December, the TED series of conferences will launch TEDWomen, a two-day meeting in Washington, D.C. that will discuss "women as powerful change agents: In developing nations, women and girls hold the vital link to economic growth, public health, political stability." The slate of speakers hasn't been released yet, but the TEDWomen website [...]

Talking Sex, With Kink Educators and Anti-Porn Activists

On a recent Saturday morning in a 14th Street NW community center, a young couple holds forth on one of transient D.C.’s perennial challenges: how to maintain a long-distance relationship. “One of my all-time favorite fetishes is orgasm control, where I play with when and how and under what conditions I get to have sexual [...]

Goodbye, Sexy Librarians (See You Next Halloween)

As the American Library Conference ends, so does the "secret" conference Twitter feed that's been single-handedly indulging the public's Sexy Librarian fantasy for the past week. How about one last selection of stilted, stern, and nerdy tweets before they go?

Library Conference Secret Twitter Proves Librarians Sexy, Stern

When the American Library Association's annual conference kicked off in Chicago last Thursday, some attendees wanted the world to know that librarian get-togethers aren't all about shushing and stacking: There's a lot of fucking, too.

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