Category Archives: Sex

NSFW: Fun Toys’ Geisha Balls

At first glance, Geisha Balls by Fun Toys appear to be little more than a new take on benwa balls. The interchangeable spheres come in four different weights for “Five levels of training.” While they are designed to strengthen the vaginal … Continue reading

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The LA Beat’s Top 5 Stories of 2014

1. The Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque Tour Returned to LA for Another Bangerz Night Out! Billy Bennight “This year’s Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque Tour comes with new faces and a slightly revamped set of songs and choreography. The heat was on Friday … Continue reading

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Blackheart Burlesque Tour Hits the House Of Blues Friday

You may remember the cray cray fun at the House Of Blues last year when the SuicideGirls blew-up their NSFW Blackheart Burlesque Tour. The buzz wasn’t hype and these ladies are back to sizzle and pop once again on the “HOB” Stage … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Borderline Chaos at Highways August 15

Disclaimer: If you are under the age of 18 or my mother, read no further. On August 15th at 8:30pm, Sheree Rose, Kale Roberts and Pornoterrorista Censurada (Diana Torres) will be presenting a “hardcore-postporn-queer performance and ritual to heal wounds caused by borders.” … Continue reading

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Burlesque: Then & Now

You might be expecting some tome on the birth of Burlesque here, but to the contrary it’s a brief overview of its mid 90’s revival and continuing evolution as the idea has spread amongst the subcultures supporting its resurgence. The … Continue reading

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Queer Pride, Queer Diversity: It’s the Real Thing

Coagula Curatorial’s “Queer Biennial I, LA+NY and Parts in Between” exhibit opening in Chinatown was the scene of a pretty fabulous mini-pride fest last Saturday night.  While many in LA’s LGBT community were on their annual trek to San Francisco’s pride fest, a few … Continue reading

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Opening Party Coagula Curatorial: Two Johns and a Whore

Saturday night Lisa Derrick curated “Two Johns and a Whore” at Coagula Curatorial. Not only was the gallery packed, but Chung King Road was one big shoulder-to-shoulder party. The strict rules for alcohol consumption kept the crowd from getting out … Continue reading

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The Punk SInger: Riot Grrrl Documentary Screens in LA

“Oh, music is supposed to be escapist and it wasn’t. It was grounding it, it was making, like music, a voice for people that hadn’t been heard before.”, is what Carrie Brownstein said about ground breaking “Riot Grrrl” singer and leader … Continue reading

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Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque Tour Hits LA this Weekend: A Night of Bangerz!

  My first experience with the Suicide Girls was a number of years ago at the Knitting Factory. The Suicide Girls provided alternative bendy and naughty fun for me and my friends that evening. I follow these scintillating Hotties on Facebook … Continue reading

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Dixie Evans, R.I.P.

Mary Lee Evans, 86, was better known throughout her life as Dixie Evans “the Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque”.  She passed from this world on Saturday, August 3, 2013 of natural causes in Las Vegas, NV.  She is survived by her sister, Betty, and … Continue reading

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