Press & Media
As you may be aware, I am strictly private regarding the precise nature of my work and life. At intervals, pieces of my undertakings have begun rising to the surface of collective consciousness. After several years, I’ve expanded this page to include links to my work as well as coverage of myself and my work.
All inquiries for media can be directed to [elle @ bardotsmith . com] or use my contact form.
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Produced by me
I’ve been known to produce work under a few pseudonyms. Here are some of the links I’ve thrown off from this one:
Silicon Valley’s Cult of Male Ego (Model View Culture, Sept 2014)
Sex, Money, and the Trillion Dollar Shadow (Model View Culture, June 2015)
Brave enough to really change the world of business and sex? (Cindy Gallop’s MakeLoveNotPorn)
Reddit Sex Work AMA (organized by Liara Roux, with comments from 60 other sex workers) June 2018)
Archive of the original @bardotsmith twitter account (October 2013 - June 2018)
Features & Mentions
Interviews, podcast, promo, events, and articles that have included mentions, quotes, or features of me.
Shadowbans: Secret Policies Depriving Sex Workers of Income and Community (Tits and Sass, June 2019)
DIRTY MONEY: Give Your Money To Women. (I was interviewed by WNYU about #GYMTW. April, 2019)
Hacking & Hustling. (Panel @ Eyebeam NYC, September 2018)
In the News #547 (Maggie McNeill’s The Honest Courtesan, June 2015).
Autonomy & Attention: A Guide (Real Pants, October 2015)
Rebuilding the Dream Machine (Danilo Campos, January 2016)
How People Use Twitter to Teach Liberation (Danilo Campos, January 2016).
50 Shades of Green - Exploring Financial Domination (Siousxie Q in SF Weekly, February 2016)
Scary Tech Show Ep 6 (Podcast interview with Holly Wood & Danilo Campos, May 2016)
What a Sexologist and a Dominatrix Have to Say About Selena Gomez's New Song 'Fetish' (Billboard, July 2017)
Enter Into The World of BDSM - Conversations With A Financial Dominatrix (The Sexy Escort Guide, June 2018).
Bardot Smith Joins Bratty Nikki, Dr. Lovejoy on iWantRadio (XBIZ, July 2018).
Caliban and the Witch: Were the witch trials a product of capitalism? (Sovereign Syre & Siousxie Q’s ILL REPUTE! podcast, September 2018)
Feature Interview: Goddess Bardot Smith (DommeAddiction.com, October 2018)
The connection of my work in sex & economics with activist Lauren Chief Elk, and Yeoshin Lourdes in May 2015.
The media “coverage,” backlash, dilution, & appropriation wave has been following us ever since. Sometimes violently.
The original #GIVEYOURMONEYTOWOMEN interview. (Model View Culture, August 2015)
"Where's My Cut?": On Unpaid Emotional Labor (Jess Zimmerman in The Toast, July 2015)
#GiveYourMoneyToWomen – Angry Feminists Giving Women a Bad Name. (Some miserable bitch proving that she doesn’t get it).
Give Your Money to Women (Candid Chronicle, April 2017)
A Reading List forMy 25-Year-Old Self (Longreads, August 2015)
Business Of Art Fix #11: A Brand New “Bitch” and Giving Your Money To Women (Autostraddle, August 2015)
Do We Really Want Equal Pay? (The Cut, August 2015)
#GiveYourMoneyToWomen Is An Actual Thing, And Worse, People Are ACTUALLY DOING IT. Chicks on Right, some hilarious conservative pickme blog, September 2015)
The Year Women Wanted to be Paid for Emotional Labor (Slate, December 2015)
The Year in Male Tears (Chelsea G. Summers for Vice.com on my birthday December, 2015).
At work as at home, men reap the benefits of women’s “invisible labor” (An article for Quartz.com where “feminist” journalist Soraya Chemaly refuses to cite sex workers even after corrections were sent to the editor)
Why People On Twitter Avoid Your Essays, Mixtapes and Other Art (TheTrudz.com, February 2016)
The Past, Present, and Future of “Diversity Work” (Moving Image Culture Etc Magazine, Spring 2016)
#GYTMW on Black Women & the Capitalist System (Cate Young, June 2016)
“Give Your Money to Women” Lecture Unifies Gender and Economics (Coverage from a lecture I gave with Lauren @ Wesleyan University in October 2016. I am incorrectly cited as Yeoshin throughout).
Male Tears for Fears: Embracing the Ironic Performance of Misandry (Cate Young for BITCH Media, December 2016)
Give Your Money to Women, Not Sex Dolls (Erika Lust, March 2017)
#GiveYourMoneyToWomen (Missy Magazine, german language, October 2017)
A Woman Has Found a Way to Great Way to Make Money on Tinder (Daily Dot, March 2017)
Give Your Money To Women (Willamette Collegian, February 2018)
A Feminist Coven in the University (academic work out of the University of Kentucky)
Episode 29: Angela Keaton (Thaddeus Russel’s UNREGISTERED podcast).
"A Flourishing of the Arts": Kate McFarland Interviews D. JoAnne Swanson of The Anticareerist on Basic Income (AntiCareerist, April 2018)
Universal Basic Income & Job Culture (BasicIncome.org)
Episode 67: Maggie McNeill & Mistress Matisse (Thaddeus Russel’s UNREGISTERED podcast)
Episode 21: Make Way for the Matriarchy (MK Lords Iconosass podcast)
Unpaid labour, #MeToo, and young women in global health (Research out of the University of British Columbia, June 2018)