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Wednesday
04
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LGBTQ Affairs Lecture Series - Featuring Dr. Lynn Comella

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Sex Toys and Social Entrepreneurship: The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Sex-Positive Capitalism
Join Vibrator Nation author Lynn Comella as she draws from her recently published book about the history of feminist and queer-run sex-toy stores to discuss the challenges that sex-positive retailers face as they attempt to balance profitability and social change in a rapidly expanding and increasingly competitive marketplace.
Bio: Lynn Comella, Ph.D. is an associate professor of gender and sexuality studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is the author of Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure and co-editor of New Views on Pornography: Sexuality, Politics, and the Law.