Maxine Holloway

20 Sep 2019

What Actual Sex Workers Think About the New Movie ‘Hustlers’

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a column highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits by Maxine Holloway. In 2007 I was making a nightly pilgrimage from the San Francisco Mission District to North Beach. I would take BART to Market Street

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10 May 2019

What Mother’s Day is Like When You’re a Sex Worker & a Mom

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a column highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. I gave birth five months ago, and I’m really excited to celebrate my first Mother’s Day with my child. The first one feels special, like I’m suddenly

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26 Apr 2019

What happens when the Dominatrix isn’t in the dungeon?

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a column that will be highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. I met Oakland based Pro Domme, Avalon Black, for a drink at a local coffee shop, and was reminded that being Dominant is not

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22 Feb 2019

There’s a Sex Worker Mixing Witchcraft into Her Bag of Tricks

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a column that will be highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. Gia welcomed me into the room. Spell candles flickered, and I could smell flowers and dried sweet grass burning. Honey soaked words dripped

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22 Oct 2018

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Gang Bangs

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a brand-new column that will be highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. The only way to describe Mimosa is with her own words. She is: Your favorite social lubricant, adult film performer, a master

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13 Aug 2018

Rambling Hooker Makes Clever Cartoons About Life as a Sex Worker

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a brand-new column that will be highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. This time around we focus on the Rambling Hooker. When sex workers are represented on TV, in the movies or in the

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14 Mar 2018

Max Madame Talks About Their Job as a ‘Pussy Stunt Artist’

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a new column that highlights the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. I had the pleasure of picking the brain of a local sex worker, performance artist and sideshow freak, Max Madame. They (Max uses gender-neutral

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