Davey Davis

  • “ON OUR BACKS: THE REVOLUTIONARY ART OF QUEER SEX WORK”

    Curated by Alexis Heller

    Though internet censorship, including last year’s passage of the devastating FOSTA-SESTA legislation, is relatively new, the suppression of sex workers, queers, and other deviants is an analog tradition. With “On Our Backs,” the Leslie-Lohman Museum will turn to art and archives to center the twentieth-century phenomenon of sex-work activism and advocacy—movements from which LGBTQ history is inextricable. Named for the first magazine to defy the conservative factions in the feminist sex wars with erotica for a lesbian audience, the exhibition reveals the radical impact