There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
* Some douchebag slapped the ass of a local female DJ; she recounts her experience on Holla Back DC:
[I] was doing a gig in a bar in Adams Morgan when an older guy came into the DJ booth . . .The guy started bragging that he owns a bunch of clubs in DC, and telling me they’re always looking for “hot female DJs” to spin parties, blah blah blah. He was really creepy, and the whole time he was talking, he was literally inching toward me, until he was right up in my grill.
I (politely) asked if he could take a few steps back and give me room while I worked. Apparently that was offensive, cause he said, “Fine, f*ck you then” and turned to leave, slapping my butt on the way out.
I totally lost it. I screamed “OH NO YOU F*CKING DID NOT JUST TOUCH MY BODY! How dare you, you disgusting PIG! Don’t EVER touch my body like that again, you get me?” He just looked at me like I’d punched him in the face, then skulked off.
Needless to say, I won’t be working in any of his clubs.
* Via GLAA Forum: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services took the next step toward protecting equal hospital visitation rights for LGBT patients. The new proposed rules will “protect patients’ rights to choose their own visitors during a hospital stay, including visitors who are same-sex domestic partners.”
* David Malitz attends a “disastrous” Hole concert at the 9:30 Club:
The between song chatter was more than just chatter. Ten minutes without playing a song? Sure, let’s do that a few times. She talked about her courting style (“I never chase”), being anorexic and bulimic, quizzed fans on the meaning of her late husband Kurt Cobain’s lyrics, twice mentioned how The Washington Post hated her new album “Nobody’s Daughter,” and name-dropped a “TMZ” episode’s worth of celebrities, from Trent Reznor to Diablo Cody to George Clooney, even Douglas Fairbanks. She asked what the lamest Hole song was and cursed at people when they gave the wrong answer.
That last part is kind of awesome.
* My Sex Professor tells us what we can learn about sex from Snoop Dogg. (She sticks to “Sexual Seduction,” conveniently forgets his video work). “Sexual Seduction” aside, Snoop Dogg’s messages on sex have been mixed. While he emphasizes the importance of keeping a pocket full of rubbers—-particularly in a sex party situation—-and illustrates how to set boundaries—-“raise up off these n-u-ts, cause you gets none of these”—-he also furthered a “G’s up, hoes down” mentality when it comes to heterosexual sex. You don’t have to love them hoes, but you don’t have to call them that, either.
* Via The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health, Audacia Ray talks about how to improve the lives of sex workers:
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