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Jon Pressick

About The Author

Toronto-based writer, editor, blogger, and radio personality Jon Pressick has been specializing in topics related to sex and sexuality for more than 15 years. His writing has appeared in Kinkly, Sexuality Tomorrow, Best Sex Writing 2013, Met Another Frog, Quill & Quire, New York Magazine, Extra, and fab. Jon recently completed work on a chapter on anal sex for the forthcoming anthology Secrets of the Sex Masters. He primarily writes for his blog Sex in Words, where he collects and offers analysis of sex-related news stories as well as feature interviews with sex bloggers, sex product reviews, and erotica writing exercises. As one of the hosts and producer of Toronto's long-running sex radio institution Sex City, Jon has interviewed some of the sex community's biggest names, including Cindy Gallop, Joan Price, Jayme Waxman, Susie Bright, Tristan Taormino, Lux Alptraum, Reid Mihalko, Carol Queen, Dr. Charlie Glickman, and many others.Belle Knox is the nation's most famous university-student-turned-porn-star. She is an award-winning pornography actress and a sex-positive feminist activist who caused a media sensation when she made the outrageous claim that sex work empowers her. She has contributed to Time, XoJane, Huffington Post, Playboy Online, MTV Staying Alive AIDS Foundation, The Sinclair Institute, Forbes, and Penthouse Forum on the topics of feminism, sexual freedom, censorship, and freedom of expression. She has been featured in top publications and news sources such as The Independents, CBS, HLN, ABC, Time, Rolling Stone, New York Times, CNN, Fox, "The View", Howard Stern, Penthouse, Cosmopolitan, Hustler, Elle, Vanity Fair Cinema, NPR and MTV. She is a Women's Studies & Political Science scholar at Duke University. She has spoken at Duke University on sex work, labor politics, and feminism. She resides in Durham, North Carolina.

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