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CALL for CONTRIBUTIONS – ECOSEXUALITY: The New Orgasmic Revolution on Planet Earth

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Call for Contributions

ECOSEXUALITY: 

The New Orgasmic Revolution on Planet Earth

A collection of miscellaneous writings on Ecosexuality
Edited by Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio, Mark Olson, and Lindsay Hagamen.


Ecosexuality has emerged as a socially transformative movement where the energies of activism, art, theory, and practice coalesce.  It is a style of amorous, erotic, sexual, and artistic expression that extends love and agency to nature as an equal.  Ecosexuals theorize human bodies as ecosystems similar to those that make up our hostess, lover, and mother–Earth.  Ecosexual practices reconnect the metabolism of our species to the metabolism of third planet Earth.  Ecosexuals believe that humans are nature.  Ecosexuals are artists of love who wed themselves to nature and invent imaginative ways to extend equal rights to all its elements and life forms.  They come in all colors, genders, ages, backgrounds, and orientations.  Ecosex activism brings more fun, passion, hope and diversity to the environmental and holistic health movements.  It generates global awareness of love as the ecology of life on planet Earth.  Ecosexuality can awaken erotic feelings for nature, including human nature as a highly erotic species.  It revisits every aspect of life as an opportunity for the intellectual, spiritual, political and artistic expression of ecosexual love and its inclusive orgasmic potential.

   We invite contributions on any aspect of Ecosexuality including those mentioned above and many more.

   We accept contributions in various genres, including academic studies, philosophical, theoretical, and critical articles, reports from the field, testimonial writings, personal narratives, interviews, dialogs, debates, poems, scripts from workshop presentations and performance pieces, artists’ pages or other visual representations, reports from events, courses, and other transformative experiences, and more.  

   Love is the heart of democracy, and as the 99 percent reinvents this practice as a horizontal system of participation and inclusion, we invite Gaia, the third planet, to grace us with her hospitality and sustenance.  May this volume speak her voice too.

   Please send all submissions and inquiries to serena.anderlini@gmail.com.  Proposals will be accepted by email (MS-Word).  Please send an abstract and/or description of what you’d like to contribute.  Our tentative date for complete submissions is now February 1st, 2014.  Please send either a complete contribution or a one-page proposal, plus a bio. 

   A very respected independent publisher in the field has expressed a serious interest in doing this book.  We will secure the best agreement and distribution.

   If you are a voice in the paradigm shift at hand and its transformative movements, this call is an opportunity you don’t want to miss.  Let us hear from you!  Please POST this call as widely as possible too!  Thank you!
   Please let us know if we can answer any questions.  We’ll stay tuned!

Namaste,

Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio, PhD
Gilf Gaia Extraordinaire
Author of Gaia and the New Politics of Love and many other books
Fellow at the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute
Professor of Humanities

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

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Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens Ecosexual Calendar in NYC: June 12-15, A Don’t Miss!

Dear NY Friends & Colleagues, 
We are going to NYC! It would be nice to connect with YOU. Perhaps you can attend something we are doing. Our schedule is very full for this trip, we are there together just six days, and probably can’t add more activities with friends and colleagues at this point. We are mainly coming for Veronica Vera’s wedding. But we’ll be back through NY in September– if all goes according to plans. Just for visiting. 
Hope to see you.
Love,
Annie

1. June 12th, Club 90 Reunion at MOSEX
2. June 13th, ASSUMING THE ECOSEXUAL POSITION A performative visiting artist lecture, slideshow & tell.Beth and I present the work we have been doing in ecosexuality and environmental activism and more. MOSEX.
3. June 14th, ASSUMING THE ECOSEXUAL POSITION A performative visiting artist lecture, slideshow & tell. Grace Exhibition Space in Brooklyn
4.  June 15th, LET’S GET DIRTY! A naked performance in a bed of dirt with several other artists. Grace Space in Brooklyn

1. Veronica Vera, Candida Royalle, Veronica Hart, Gloria Leonard and Annie Sprinkle, FF Alumns, at Museum of Sex’s F*ck Art Gallery, NYC, Tuesday, June 12.

NYC’S GOLDEN GIRLS OF PORN: MOSEX HOSTS A REUNION OF THE WORLD’S FIRST PORN STAR SUPPORT GROUPs
Five adult film stars from the “Golden Age of Porn”: Veronica Hart, Gloria Leonard, Candida Royalle, Annie Sprinkle and Veronica Vera were the original “Sex and the City” girls. Turning to one another for the support they needed to navigate their way through life after blue movies, these dynamic women created “Club 90” in 1983, forming a bond that would continue for nearly thirty years. They went on to pursue their personal goals, and in the process, blazed new trails in the fields of human sexuality, women’s empowerment, erotic expression, and free speech. Come get a taste of the good old days when NYC was America’s sex film capital, movies were shot on 35mm film, and Times Square was x-rated! And most of all, come share the laughs, the drama & the intimate stories of this controversial support group. This rare reunion promises to be candid, informative and electric!  
When:   Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where:  MOSEX’s OralFix Bar, 233 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016
Tickets: $25.


2. Annie Sprinkle & Beth Stephens at Museum of Sex’s F*ck Art Gallery, NYC, Wednesday, June 13. 6:00 pm  to 8:00 pm. 

ASSUMING THE ECOSEXUAL POSITION A performative visiting artist lecture, slideshow & tell with Annie Sprinkle & Beth Stephens
What happens when two city girls embrace the Earth as their lover? They get real dirty! Then they marry the Earth, Sky, Sea, Rocks, Sun, and more, in a series of performance art weddings? Stephens & Sprinkle have developed “SexEcology,” a new field of research which explores the places where sexology and ecology intersect. Learn 25 ways to make love with the Earth, how to find your e-spot, and why mysophilia, arboreal frottage and pollen-amory are so deeply satisfying. These ‘grrrrls gone green’ make experimental theater, visual art, video, and lead ecosex walking tours & workshops. Once you know more about the budding ecosex movement, you just might discover you are an ecosexual too.
      Elizabeth Stephens is an artist, professor at UCSC, and filmmaker. Her new film, Goodbye Gauley Mountain—An Ecosexual Love Story, makes the environmental activist movement more sexy, fun and diverse. Annie Sprinkle was a prostitute and porn star for twenty years. She became a pivotal player in the sex positive feminist movement, an internationally known performance artist, and the first porn star to earn a Ph.D.  Sprinkle and Stephens have been living and working together for twelve fertile years. For more about Beth & Annie’s work, www.sexecology.org
3.  Annie Sprinkle & Beth Stephens performance at Grace Performance Space in Brooklyn, June 14th and 15th. ASSUMING THE ECOSEXUAL POSITION–An ecosexual love story.  A performative visiting artist lecture, slideshow & tell with Annie Sprinkle & Beth Stephens. (See above description.) June 14th. 
4.  LET’S GET DIRTY! This is in Brooklyn. We’ll do a naked performance in a bed of dirt.  An ecosexual cuddle, with some films, and other artists doing stuff. We have to see the space to figure it all out. Grace Exhibition Space is a hot bed of performance art. Or in our case, a dirty bed. June 15th.  9:00 pm until 11:00 pm

Grace Exhibition Space, 840 Broadway, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11206. 



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3WayKisses from Gaia – Summer & Fall Calendar in the Arts of Loving

Hi lovely Earthlings!
Gaia sends 3WayKisses and warm wishes to all of you!  Happy spring, summer, and fall seasons!
In the midst of planetary transformation, we have been navigating the shift on multiple helms.  The ecosexual movement is picking up steam, and we are honored to be part of it.  Let’s treat Gaia like a lover, hostess, mother, we respect and revere!
Teaching students about the arts of loving as practiced in the early modern and modern period has been a joy rewarded with the good fortune to complete the academic year.  Veronica Franco and Giacomo Casanova are always big hits.  This year we also got in Ntozake Shange and bell hooks!  Remembering BiReCon and orchestrating BiTopia, the volume that collects its proceedings, has been another reward for yours truly.  Bi is “kewl”!  Bi Social Network interviews.  Listen here, click April 20.  We wish many more bi conferences in the future and were asked to celebrate 10 years of bisexuality with an occasional piece.  What recognition!
Gaia’s Shore, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Defending human rights and and shoring the assault on the public sector in Puerto Rico has been a priority as our university bleeds some of its best and most qualified people. Aprum and its allies have been helpful in supporting this.  With our livelihoods under assault, we’ve been keenly aware of how ugly greed looks when it’s desperate with fear.  Meanwhile Gaia tends its shores with the sweet waves of the Caribbean.  The oceans have not inundated beach communities, and the dry season has been unusually cool.  Gaia’s patience is admirable in the context of human ingratitude.  Fukushima’s radiation sears complex organisms with the Petkau effect that stores toxicity in our tissues.  Perhaps Gaia is waiting for ecosexuals to soar and teach the arts of loving that can shift planetary consciousness to manifest an energy field that can heal nature from human abuse.
Annie and Beth

The summer and fall calendars have now firmed up with a series of events devoted to the arts of loving consciously and inclusively as an ecosexual path to world peace, joy, health, and well being.  Are we going to succeed?  Time will tell, and in the meanwhile, let’s bet on our own duly acquired, time-tested wisdom.  Read what Modern Love Muse thinks!

Gilf Gaia Extraordinaire
The first event is approaching soon.  Ecosexual Unite for an Ecosex Symposium & Art Exhibit, says the press release Coming up on June 17-19!  Ecosex artists extraordinaire Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens produce at the new Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco.  What an honor to be invited to speak! Ecosex Symposium II & Art Exhibit is where art meets theory meets practice meets activism.  What synergy could be more complete?  Yours truly with her new persona, Gaia Gilf will be reading from the preamble of her new book, What’s Ecosexual Love? (G is for grandma–or nonna, as they say in Italy–because Gaia, the third planet, is old enough to be a wise and seasoned teacher in the arts of love too.)  Interpreting love as an art is key to a culture’s ability to generate inventiveness, joy, creativity, and wisdom.  Ecosexual love is what cures nature from human abuse.  The ecosexual movement is the tidal force of that cure.  Time to join in! Don’t miss a beat: The symposium is up and seats are limited.  Get yours for only $ 35!  For ecoliscious lunch add $ 15. Find out more and sign up immediately when you click this link!
Fakistra beach, Greece

Next in line is yours truly’s trip to Kalikalos, Greece, the holistic community that hosted her seminars on “Gaia and Amorous Resources: What’s Holistic about Poly?” last year, with Bonobo Coaching sessions to follow up on the epiphanies that ensued.  I sure don’t know what it is, but when a culture is replete with such ancient wisdom, the dualisms of modernity don’t seem to make a big difference.  Things are all so integrated, so symbiotic it’s not even worth mentioning that we’re all part of the same living ecosystem.  If sharing resources is what creates abundance, why not go the poly way and figure out how to share resources of love too?  Kalikalos is an inclusive international community held together by host extraordinaire Jock Millenson, an admirer of Zegg and scholar of intentional communities.  Kalikalos hosts great facilitators, including Brad Branton of Radical Honesty Rag.  Check it out here.  This summer the trip includes yours truly’s beautiful daughter Paola and her two wonderful children, Alessio and Leonardo.  We will be there June 25th to July 8th.  Sign up for a holistic vacation during that period and you’ll find out how to make your love life more holistic, with the added bonus of Bonobo Coaching open to you.

Ecosexuality
Five days of Ecosexuality in Italy with yours truly and Robert Silber comes up right next, July 16-21.  This is the first multilingual course on this theme, with an experiential and theoretical curriculum.  When Conscious Sensuality meets 3WayKiss things can become quite interesting.  The ecosexual arts of conscious loving become real.  Translator extraordinaire Veronika Reizner, also a holistic healer, joins the team from Austria too.  Participants come from as far as Turkey and New Zealand and everywhere in between.  We will be in the heart of the Alps, mountains of pristine beauty.  Enjoying the taste of Italian cuisine.  What could be a better setting for an ecosexual consciousness about to break lose?  A few slots are left for those with a strong interest.  Check it out here and grab one immediately!  The cost goes up to full price on May 31st.
Zegg
Zegg is next with its Summercamp week, July 22-29.  In the heart of Germany’s eastern region, this intentional community models open relationships and shared living in ways that are exemplar and unique.  Summercamp is their holistic-organization week.  The core groups opens up to visitors.  “Eros and Community” is this year’s theme. Yours truly signs up to peak in.  Her chance to learn how to organize expanded families based on sexual fluidity and amorous inclusiveness.
Toronto, Canada
Last and by all means not least is a trip to Toronto, for the fall Canadian edition of the ISTA Conference, the International School of Temple Arts.  The arts of loving are sacred to Gaia: they are the source of all life, creativity, consciousness, healing.  Accordingly, the Toronto team has secured the Bathurst Center, an educational space in culture, arts, and media.  The team is gang-ho about ecosexual love too.  Yours truly will be leading workshops and keynoting on her favorite theme.  What an honor to be invited to speak!  Toronto is vibrant with intellectual energy applied to the arts of loving and healing.  Yours truly has mobilized all her friends, acquaintances, and co-leaders to participate in this.  It will be a path-breaking experience, an epiphany for healers and artists of love to synergize the planetary consciousness that allows ecosexual love to heal nature from human abuse.  Join us and be part of the paradigm shift to the world we need.  Love of love is sacred and the art of teaching it is revered.  More on this as things evolve.  Stay tuned.  Follow our blog for updates, join our list, and “like” the Gaia page” on Facebook.  It all pays off when you get to hear what intriguing things we’ve been up to!
On this note, we wish a joyful summer to the entire planet and all of you.  The masses are in an uproar in the Mid West and the Middle East.  Meanwhile, the new rich of the digital era hide their billions in secret vaults based in Treasure Islands where tax is moot.  What kind of politics is this?  We at 3WayKiss have solutions.  The new politics of love we propose is ecological and sexy too.  Vive ecosexuality!  Stop third planet abuse!  As a summertime resolution, can we pledge to practice love and respect for our lovely hostess?  Let’s hope Gaia finds more patience within.  Meanwhile, thanks to Annie and Beth for their lovely pictures.  Get more here!
Namaste,Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio, PhD
Gilf Gaia Extraordinaire
Author of Gaia and the New Politics of Love and many other books
Professor of Humanities

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

 
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PRESS RELEASE – SF 6/17-19: ECOSEXUALS UNITE FOR AN ECOSEX SYMPOSIUM & ART EXHIBIT

PRESS RELEASE
MAY 22, 2011
Contact: Center for Sex and Culture (415) 902-2071
Femina Potens Press: Malia Schaefer feminapotenspress@gmail.com
Serena Anderlini: serena.anderlini@gmail.com
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Elizabeth Stephens: bethstephens@me.com
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ECOSEXUALS UNITE FOR AN ECOSEX SYMPOSIUM & ART EXHIBIT

What’s an ecosexual? Why are skinny-dipping, tree-hugging and mysophila so pleasurable? Where is the e-spot? Can the budding ecosexual movement help save the world? Who are the ecosexuals? These are some of the questions that will be discussed at the Ecosex Symposium II- a public forum where art meets theory meets practice meets activistism.
The organizers of these events are Annie Sprinkle, Ph.D., a feminist-porn-star and artist, turned “sexecologist,” and Elizabeth Stephens, a UCSC art professor and environmental activist. The two women explain, “As a strategy to create a more mutual and sustainable relationship with our abused and exploited planet, we are changing the metaphor from the Earth as mother, to Earth as lover.”
Artists and sybaritic cougars, Sprinkle and Stephens kick off the weekend with their “Ecosex Manifesto” an art exhibit with new collages, their ecosex wedding videos and ephemera, ecosexual photographs, and a wall text with their manifesto. Stephens and Sprinkle create art that aims to inspire more love and appreciation for the Earth and environment. The art exhibit and symposium are sponsored by Femina Potens Gallery and all events will happen at the new Center For Sex & Culture at 1349 Mission Street. The artists got a cultural equity grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission to help make it all possible.

Ecosexual theorist and author of seminal text, Gaia and the New Politics of Love, Serena Anderlini, Ph.D. is travelling from University of Puerto Rico to present the keynote, What is Ecosexual Love? A Guide to the Arts and Joys of Amorous Inclusiveness. In this production by 3WayKiss, she’ll impersonate a GILF. Good Vibration’s resident sexologist, Carol Queen, Ph.D., will be discussing ecorotic issues in the sex toy industry and The Sexology of Ecosexuality. Dr. Robert Lawrence, Ph.D. will cover ecosex fetishes. Also presenting are Madison Young, an award winning queer porn movie director and artist who will cover the Greening of the Sex Industry. Artist Tania Hammidi will do a dance piece about conflict, genocide and olive trees. There will be a special ecosexi-love-a-licious vegan raw lunch by Becka Shertzer’s Brazennectar and Mister Cream. Other presenters are artist musicians Dylan Bolles & Sasha Hom, yogi and academic Amy Champ, and the legendary porn actress Dr. Sharon Mitchell who will talk about the sensuality of gardening. Author of the book Ecosex, Stephanie Iris Weiss will be skyping in from New York for a panel. Erospirit Institute director, Joseph Kramer, Ph.D. will expound on the spiritual aspects of ecosexuality. Other speakers will present on many more aspects of this budding new sexual movement. There will also be an open forum for symposium participants to share their work and thoughts.

Although Stephens and Sprinkle use humor in their work, they are very serious about engaging ecosex as an environmental activist strategy. They aim to, “make the environmental movement a little more sexy, fun and diverse.” Additionally, they’d like to see an “E” added to GLBTQI.
PRESS PHOTOS: Available at http://loveartlab.org/press-gallery.phpINFORMATION AND TICKETS: http://www.sexecology.org/
Friday, June 17
7:00-9:30 ECOSEX MANIFESTO ART EXHIBIT OPENING &
ECOSEX SYMPOSIUM RECEPTION (Free)
Saturday, June 18
Sunday, June 19 10:00-1:30
ECOSEX SYMPOSIUM 11 ($35. No one turned away for lack of funds.)
10:30 AM to 10:45 PM

ECOSEX MANIFESTO ART EXHIBIT

The Ecosex Manifesto Art Exhibit by Elizabeth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle will be open for public viewing through July 24th.
Gallery Days and Hours: Thursdays and Fridays: 6/23 + 6/24 2:00-5:00 PM, 6/30+ 7/1 2:00-5:00 PM, 7/21 + 7/22 2:00-5:00 PM Or by appointment with the Center for Sex & Culture.

RELATED EVENTS

June 16, 8:00 Femina Poten’s ECOSEXUAL QUEER PORN NIGHT-At ATA
June 19 5:00-7:00 DIRTSTAR PERFORMANCES at the Tenderloin National Forest/Luggage Store
What is 3WayKiss?  We’re a non-profit dedicated to educating the public about the arts of loving and their infinite forms of expression, especially those that are playful, joyful, healthy, open, sustainable, and inclusive.  We intend to foster a public climate where the arts of loving are seen as a form of the arts of healing, and the global effort to create an emotionally sustainable planet where trusting others and sharing resources is seen as the source of abundance and peace in the world.
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ECOSEXUALS UNITE FOR THE WORLD’S FIRST ECOSEX SYMPOSIUM

PRESS RELEASE, October 9, 2010

Contact: Annie Sprinkle,  annie@anniesprinkle.org
Love Art Laboratory, San Francisco, Ca.
ECOSEXUALS UNITE FOR THE WORLD’S FIRST ECOSEX SYMPOSIUM
  
LOS ANGELES, CA.—What’s an ecosexual? Why are skinny-dipping, mysophilia and arboreal frottage so pleasurable? Where is the e-spot? Can the budding ecosexual movement help save the world? These are some of the questions that will be discussed at an Ecosex Symposium; a public forum where art meets theory meets sex education meets practice. The organizers of this first of its kind event are Annie Sprinkle, Ph.D., a feminist-porn-star and artist, turned “sexecologist,” and Elizabeth Stephens, a UCSC art professor and environmental activist. The two women explain, “As a strategy to create a more mutual and sustainable relationship with our abused and exploited planet, we are switching the metaphor from the Earth as mother, to Earth as lover.” The Symposium will be on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 24th, at the cutting-edge art hotbed, Highways Performance Space, in Santa Monica. A diverse panel of artists, academics, sex educators, and environmental activists will take turns presenting, performing, showing and telling. 
Ecosex relationship coach, and author of Polyamory in the 21st Century, Debora Taj Anapol, Ph.D. will give an overview of what ecosex is all about– clinically, spiritually and socio-politically. Ecosexual theorist and author of seminal text, Gaia and the New Politics of Love, Serena Anderlini, Ph.D. is flying in from the University of Puerto Rico to present her views about “how the Earth stores and runs the energy of love.” Good Vibration’s resident sexologist, Carol Queen, Ph.D., will be discussing ecorotic issues in the sex toy industry. Kamala Devi and the Tantra Theater will act out the audience’s ecosex fantasies. Dr. Robert Lawrence, Ph.D., will cover ecosex fetishes. The panels will be moderated by TV and film actor, Veronica Hart, who will also offer an animal rights perspective. Award winning porn stars Jiz Lee and April Flores, and porn director Carlos Batts will discuss green porn and present a waterfall scene from their film, Dangerous Curves. Tania Hammidi will do a dance piece about conflict, genocide and olive trees. Comedic relief will come from EcoElf. The editor of the highbrow art magazine, Ms. Use, will attend from Israel to show off her ecosex themed issue. Other artists collaborating are C. Finley, Spyce Spycey, Luna Bella, Joegh Bullock, Lady Monster, Cindy Baker, Megan Morman, HB3, Dylan Bowls, Jayme Waxman and others.
The Symposium is also a “honeymoon” for organizers, Elizabeth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle. The day before the symposium, they will have an ecosexual Purple Wedding to the Moon. http://loveartlab.org/  Their aim, they say is “to inspire others to make the environmental movement a little more sexy, fun and diverse.”

            Event sponsors are Good Vibrations, the Center For Sex and Culture, Femina Potens Gallery, Luna Pads, 3WayKiss, Monterey Bay’s kinky B+B Ahintofleather.com, Bondassage.com and Aki’s Cup Cakes. The organizers are looking for a few more eco-minded sponsors. They also invite individuals to contribute as backers through the Kickstarter fundraising platform. In exchange, backers get their names in the program, moon-shaped tit prints, and Beth Stephens’ sculptures of Annie Sprinkle’s bronzed panties! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/152588950/purple-wedding-to-the-moon-and-ecosex-honeymoon-sy

Ecosex Symposium Honeymoon

October 24th
3:00-6:00
Highways Performance Space, 1651 18th Street,
Santa Monica, Ca., 90404
Everyone over 18 is invited to attend.
Please wear purple.
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ECOSEXUALS GATHER TOGETHER FOR A PURPLE WEDDING TO THE MOON & AN ECOSEX SYMPOSIUM HONEYMOON

PRESS RELEASE, October 6, 2010
Contact: Annie Sprinkle,  annie@anniesprinkle.org
Love Art Laboratory, San Francisco, Ca.

LOS ANGELES, CA.– Hundreds of “ecosexual” artists, academics, famous sex workers, and environmental activists are heading to Los Angeles for a Purple Wedding to the Moon, the brainchild of artist-brides, Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens. This will be their sixth large-scale, ecology inspired wedding. “The environment has always been our creative partner, as in ‘ashes to ashes, dust to dust,’ says Elizabeth Stephens, an art professor at the University of California in Santa Cruz, whose personal roots lie in West Virginia where mountaintop removal mining runs rampant. “In a twist on the traditional marriage vows, each of our eco-themed weddings is an invitation for people to ‘promise to love, honor, and cherish the Earth, Sky, Sea and Moon until death brings us closer together forever’.” Annie Sprinkle, Ph.D., a porn star turned eco-sexologist emphasizes the fecundity of the earth; she links fertility and imagination. “We aim to make the environmental movement a little more sexy, fun and diverse through art.”  Purple Wedding to the Moon will be held at FarnsworthPark’s outdoor amphitheater in Altadena, Los Angeles, on October 23rd, the night of the full moon. Ecosexual theorist Serena Anderlini, PhD, will announce the HoneyMOON Symposium as a homage to our hostess Gaia, the third planet. “A world where it is safe to love is a world where it is safe to live.” 
         http://www.loveartlab.org.
Four hundred guests are expected to attend and over one hundred artists will collaborate on the creation of the wedding. The unorthodox union will be officiated by the popular performance artist Reverend Billy, accompanied by the Church of Life After Shopping Choir– the subjects of the documentary film, What Would Jesus Buy? produced by Morgan Sperlock. Reverend Billy’s sermons and activism about the “Shopocolypse,” over-consumption, and corporate greed have gotten him arrested dozens of times.
            Stephens, Sprinkle and Reverend Billy got upset when they learned that N.A.S.A. had bombed the moon prospecting for water. They wondered “why can’t we just take better care of the water here on Earth?”  “We wanted to do something,” cried Stephens.  “So we are marrying the Moon, but it’s really also about loving the Earth.”  Last year Sprinkle and Stephens married the Sea in Italy at the Venice Biennale.  They have also married the Earth in Croatia and the Sky in England. The wedding participants now number in the thousands. Reverend Billy is taking his new Earth-allujah! show on the road, premiering Oct. 21 at the Disney Theater. http://www.revbilly.com/events/cali-tour
          For the honeymoon, the movers and shakers of this budding ecosexuality movement will hold the world’s first Ecosex Symposium at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica, the day after the wedding. “We’ll switch the metaphor from ‘Earth as mother,’ to ‘Earth as lover,’ to garner a more reciprocal relationship with our beautiful planet. We’ll explore what ecosexuality is about from many perspectives: with panels, performances and moon pies. “All adults are welcome.” Stephens and Sprinkle say enthusiastically. Cindy Baker, an artist from Canada, will unfurl the world’s first ecosexual pride flag. 
            The artist-brides are looking for a few more sponsors and collaborators. On board are California Institute of the Arts, GT’s Kombucha, Center for Sex and Culture, Good Vibrations, ONE Amazon Acai, and Luna Pads. They also invite individuals to contribute as backers through the Kickstarter fundraising platform. In exchange, backers get their names in the wedding program, moon-shaped tit prints, and Beth Stephens’ sculptures of Annie Sprinkle’s bronzed panties!
             http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/152588950/purple-wedding-to-the-moon-and-ecosex-honeymoon-sy
            “Unfortunately our marriage to the Moon will not be legal.” the brides lament. “Nonetheless it is a most sacred union.” They request that everyone please wear purple. The wedding is free and open to the public, “its a big, juicy, pollen-amourous labor of love.”
            Some of the many performers and artists participating (in random order) are blues diva, Kandye Cane; professor and art-activist, Larry Bogad; ecosexual opera singer, Emma McNairy; flower boy/girl, Adam Harms; songstress, Kim Mears; fire hula-hooper, Sarah Starlight & Co; burlesque sensation and fire tassel queen, Lady Monster; songwriter, Xandra Coe; disgruntled heiress Naomi Pitcarin, Balkan seveda singer , Nada Miljkovic; performance artist Lian Amaris; film maker, Cheryl Dunye; Jordanian food artist, Diala Khasawnih; experimental musican, no.e sunflowrfish; tattoo performance, The Book Club; music composer, HB3; sex worker activist, Mariko Passion; Good Times magazine editor, Greg Archer; cake and puppet artist Pratbha; ritualist, Alan Tofelson; sexpert Jayme Waxman, flag artists Cindy & KC Baker, drag queen, Miss Prick, a troupe of Cal Arts students, Dylan Bolles, Hate Bear, newlywed artists, Jordan Tynes and Taylor McVay and many others. Directed by Bonnie Cullum.
             Some of the Ecosex Symposium presenters and artists: Ecosexual relationship coach and author, Deborah Taj Anapol Ph.D.; humanities professor author of seminal ecosex theory, Gaia and the New Politics of Love, Serena Anderlini, Ph.D.; Good Vibration’s eco-sexologist, Dr. Carol Queen, Ph.D.; Hawaiian gender-queer porn star, Jiz Lee; performance artist, Tania Hamidi; ecosex comedian, EcoElf; Blisscoach University’s Kamala Devi & Tantra Theater Group; ecosexologist, Dr. Robert Lawrence, Ph.D.; Israeli ecosexual art magazine editor, Ms. Use; artist, C. Finley; blogger, ecosex radio host, Spyce Spycey, and others to be announced. Moderated by adult film director/star, Veronica Hart.
Annie Sprinkle & Elizabeth Stephens’ Purple Wedding to the Moon
        
            Purple Wedding to the Moon
            Officiated by Reverend Billy with the Church of Life After Shopping Choir
            Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010
            FarnsworthPark Amphitheater, Los Angeles (Altadena), CA
            Gather: 6:00 PM, Ceremony: 6:30-8:00, Reception: 8:00-9:30
        
            Ecosex Symposium Honeymoon
            October 24th.  3:00-6:00 Panels, performances, moon pies.
            Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, Ca.
            http://www.highwaysperformance.org/

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Courtesy of Ecosex Non-Profit 3WayKiss

Adults only.
PRESS PHOTOS of the bride-artists, Elizabeth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle are available for download at http://loveartlab.org/press-gallery.php
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  http://www.loveartlab.org.
A complete list of performers, artist collaborators and symposium panelists will be posted soon.        
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Annie Sprinkle & Elizabeth Stephens’ ECOSEX SYMPOSIUM HoneyMOON Discount Event Tickets for Half Price- Los Angeles – Highways Performance Space – Santa Monica, CA – Stubdog Events

Ecosexuals unite! What’s an ecosexual? Find out with a panel of esteemed sex-ecologists; the movers and shakers of this satisfying new sexual identity and cutting edge pollen-amourous community. Find your e-spot. On the occasion of the honeyMOON day after Stephens & Stephens’ wedding to the Moon.
Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio and Deborah Taj Anapol to keynote as sexecology expert witnesses. 

Annie Sprinkle & Elizabeth Stephens’ ECOSEX SYMPOSIUM HoneyMOON Discount Event Tickets for Half Price- Los Angeles – Highways Performance Space – Santa Monica, CA – Stubdog Events

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