Courtney Trouble and TROUBLEfilms Nominated for 8 2014 XBIZ Awards, 2 AVN Awards, and 3 Trans Porn Awards in Monumental Sweep of Performer, Director, and Film Recognition

Courtney Trouble and her company TROUBLEfilms, known for producing progressive cross-genre porn under queer, feminist, and indie monikers, have been named a finalist nominee for the adult industry’s awards event of the year, the 2014 XBIZ Awards in multiple categories. Courtney Trouble also received a nomination in the brand new AVN Awards category for BBW Performer of the Year, as… (keep going) see page

Michfest Wants What Makes Us Queer

This week I was invited to screen the short film I made with Tina Horn and QueerPorn.TV, What Makes Us Queer, at the Michagan Womyn’s Music Festival happening this summer. The organizers of the MWMF have steadily enacted or fought to enact Womyn-Born-Womyn (but since trans women Can and Are often “born womyn,” I will simply say that they have… (keep going) see page

Feminist is Not a Dirty Word: and other thoughts on porn

I want to remind you that “feminist porn” is largely understood NOT as “porn FOR women” or even “porn BY women” – but just PORN, made with gender equality in mind and/OR made with actual feminist politics. Other than good old gender equality, such “feminist politics” often included in feminist porn are inter-sectional activism like racial justice, size positivity, sex… (keep going) see page

It’s My Party And I’ll Fist If I Want To!

I had in the works, this performance art piece prepared for tonight, on the second annual Fisting Day (created last year by myself and my dear friend and partner in obscenity Jiz Lee), but I cancelled it yesterday. The performance was to set myself up in a dark, warm tactile dome where party guests could slide in to the darnkess… (keep going) see page

It’s Courtney Trouble Week on Fleshbot!

I am excited to be flexing my writing skills on Fleshbot this week, as they feature a few posts a day written by your truly! I turn 30 years old this week, and one of my birthday wishes was to take over my favorite adult/porn blog and turn it into a queer porn wonderland of my own design. And with… (keep going) see page

Fat Positive Queer Porn Screening, this weekend at the NoLose Conference

photo by max+gna I’m excited to be doing the first screening of it’s kind at the NOLOSE conference this weekend, held in Oakland – a curated porn screening that includes queer porn with a plus size performer or two in every scene. You can register for NOLOSE for the entire weekend, or for Saturday only, if you want to come… (keep going) see page