Juliana Piccillo, Director, has been a sex worker, journalist, university Instructor and trailer salesperson. She's the mother of two children, a filmmaker and a writer. Her documentary, I was a Teenage Prostitute, screened in the Tribeca Film Festival, the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, Women in the Director's Chair, etc. Her writing is featured in the anthology Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys and the literary journal
Nat is a performance artist, activist, writer, actor, educator, and musician. She's an acrobatic performer/creative director with Flight School Acrobatics and an affiliate of the acclaimed experimental performance art troupe La Pocha Rostra. She teaches yoga, slackline, and acroyoga. She is profoundly moved by the possibilities and personal power we can uncover when addressing the body as a geographical site for change.
Bisexual art activist Juba Kalamka is known for his intersectional work as a member of Commando, Sins Invalid and Mangos With Chili, as co-founder of "homohop" group Deep Dickollective (D/DC) and owner of the micro-label sugar truck recordings. He has appeared in numerous queer porn features since 2003 and began doing outcall work in 2014. He lives in Oakland, California with his partner, their daughter, a neurotic standard poodle and an enthusiastically territorial rescue dog.
Scarlet Harlot aka Carol Leigh has been an artist and sex worker activist since the late seventies when she coined the term 'sex work.' Leigh’s activism spans decades, as a COYOTE member, founding member of ACT UP and SWOP, and co-founder of Bay Area Sex Worker Advocacy Project. She has performed internationally as Scarlet Harlot. In 1999 she founded the San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival.
Annie M. Sprinkle was a NYC prostitute and porn star for twenty years. She's consistently championed sex worker rights and health care and was one of the pivotal players of the Sex Positive Movement of the 1980's. She was the first porn star to earn a Ph.D. Annie is a Guggenheim fellow, performance artist and sex educator/ecosexual committed to making environmentalism more sexy, fun and diverse.
Gabe Vigil is a performer, revolutionary, son/daughter, brother/sister, witch, psychic, and one hell of a people-lover. They were sent to this planet to mirror and to teach through performance, through word, and action. Not your everyday basic witch.
Nicholas de Villiers is an associate professor of English and film at the University of North Florida. He is the author of Opacity and the Closet: Queer Tactics in Foucault, Barthes, and Warhol and Sexography: Sex Work in Documentary.
David Henry Sterry is the author of 16 books, a performer, book doctor, raker of muck, survivor, pitcher, breeder, baker, grower, x-industrial sex technician, x-problematic hypersexualist, x-marriage counselor, Harleyist, humorist, husband, hermit, exhibitionist, reader, watcher, athlete, activist, father, fool, international man of mystery.