Speaking engagements and media interviews

“Pornstitution: Challenging men’s demand for pornography and prostitution” presentation by Zoom for Greater Portland National Organization for Women in Portland, OR, February 16, 2021

“A modern history of radfem event organizing” workshop for WoLF Fest 2019: Camp Radfem in Petrolia, CA, July 5-9, 2019

“Challenging men’s demand for prostitution” presentation for Oregon Birth Keepers Retreat, Willamina, OR, August 11-12, 2018

“Stories from a radical feminist organizer” presentation for WoLF Fest: Howl to Action in Crescent City, CA, July 20-22, 2018

“Remembering, resisting, not complying: Advanced anti-prostitution actions” presentation for the Women in Media Conference in Chicago, IL, June 15-17, 2018

“The Pornstitution Industries in 2018” educational presentation for North By West Foundation in Portland, OR, March 7, 2018

“Pornstitution” presentation for Viceland Media documentary filming at The Future is Female event in Los Angeles, CA, September 30, 2017

“Radical feminist direct action strategies” workshop for OreGaia Northwest Womyn’s Fest in Estacada, OR, August 6, 2017

“Sam Berg & The Untameable Shrews: Global sister activists, local direct actions” workshop for WoLF Fest in Crescent City, CA, July 22, 2017

“Creative activist strategies” presentation at Radfem Retreat: Whiptail Lizard Gathering, Truth or Consequences, NM, April 9, 2017

“Radical feminist direct action strategies and techniques” workshop for WoLF Fest in Crescent City, CA, Sept 17, 2016

“Words in the world of gender identity” presentation for Left Forum in New York City panel discussion, Deconstructing Gender Identity Under Male Supremacy, May 10, 2016

Stomping Johns: The demand side of prostitution” interview with Mickey Z. for World Trust News, Sept 19, 2015

“Pornstitution: The Debate” workshop for the 40th Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival and Radfem Rhapsody conference in Hart, MI August 6, 2015

“Pornstitution: Sexual capitalism in the 21st century and what you can do about it” presentation at Feminist Forward: A Celebration of Women, Bayside, CA Sept. 19, 2014

“Prostitution as human rights violation: Samantha Berg” interview for Pacifica Radio with Ernesto Aguilar, originally aired on Houston, TX channel 90.1 FM KPFT, August 25, 2014

Interview with Samantha Berg: A primer on radical feminism” interview for Pacifica Radio with Ernesto Aguilar, originally aired on Houston, TX channel 90.1 FM KPFT, June 25, 2014

“Radfems Resist: Epic Women” presentation for Radfems Respond 2014 conference, Portland, OR May 25, 2014

“Active Resistance: Strategizing against sexual capitalism” workshop for Radfem Rise Up! 2013 conference, Toronto, Canada, July 7, 2013

“Resistance through anarcha-radfem tactics” presentation for Fuse: A radical feminist analysis of violence against women in Melbourne, Australia via Skype, Nov. 2012

“Pornstitution: Harms of the legal prostitution industries” panelist for Social Justice Feminism Responds to Coerced and Commoditized Sex at University of Cincinnati’s Social Justice Feminism Conference, Cincinnati, OH Oct. 2012

“Tactics for anti-sex industry activism: an anarcha-radfeminist primer” keynote for RadFem Reboot 2012 conference, Portland, OR July 2012

“Manufactured Contempt: Pornography’s eroticized inequality” presenter at Oregon State University’s Interdisciplinary Conference on Sex Trafficking: Researching Vulnerable Populations, Eugene, OR Feb. 2012

“Porn and its effects on sex trafficking”  guest speaker for nonprofit organization POLE Gems, Eugene, OR Feb. 2012

“Sex, pornography, prostitution, trafficking & the sexualization of young girls” guest speaker on WBAI Radio New York show Equal Time for Freethought, Nov. 2011

“Radical activist strategies: Zero risk through high risk acts of resistance and reclamation” session at the SCUM Conference in Perth, Western Australia, Sept. 2011

“Anti-porn internet activism: a history” slide show and lecture for the 3nd Stop Porn Culture conference at Wheelock College, Boston, MA June 2011

“Anti-pornstitution activism on the internet” lecture for 2nd Stop Porn Culture conference at Wheelock College, Boston, MA June 2010

“Paying For It: Understanding the personal and societal vosts of prostitution” workshop for the 34th National Conference on Men and Masculinity at Portland State University, Oct. 28, 2009

“Is pornography harmful?” debate representative for the Council for Prostitution Alternatives at Pacific University’s Lunchbox series, Forest Grove, OR Oct. 13, 2009

“Pornstitution: Sexual capitalism in the 21st century” benefit lecture for Portland, OR bookstore In Other Words, Feb. 2009

“Pornstitution: The harms brought home” human trafficking panelist at the University of Portland, Nov. 2008

“Pornstitution: Sexual capitalism and the destruction of women” slide show for the Beyond Patriarchy conference at the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR May 2008

“Pornstitution: How the sex industry is a seamless web” speech at the Concordia College Lyceum on prostitution, Portland, OR Oct. 2007

“A radical feminist perspective on prostitution” interview on The F Files program for radio station 88.7FM, WNHU West Haven, CT Sept. 2007

“Pornstitution: Sexual capitalism’s new frontier” slide show for the Against Patriarchy conference at the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR May 2007

“Crashing Waves: Young feminists working against prostitution” lecture at the 4th annual Prostitution, Sex Work, and the Commercial Sex Industry conference at the University of Toledo, OH Sept. 2006

“Prostitution as a human rights issue” guest co-host on Feminist Front Radio for Portland Indymedia Web Radio, Jan. 2006

“Introduction to Pornstitution” seminars given to two classes each quarter at Clark College in Vancouver, WA, Nov. 2005 through Feb. 2008

Prostitution FAQ

In 2005, I endeavored to write the best prostitution FAQ on the web and it still is.

prostitution faq