Dr. Treena Orchard’s most recent writerly adventure is a book called Sticky, Sexy, Sad: Swipe Culture & the Darker Side of Dating Apps. This memoir documents her rite of passage from dating app novice to savvy swipemaster and explains how these platforms are impacting sex, romance, and communication in the 21st century. Using her insights as an anthropologist who studies sexuality and a sex-positive feminist eager for new experiences, Sticky, Sexy, Sad exposes the informational and emotional circuitry of dating apps in a unique way that will excite readers.
This volume explores the arts-based methodology of body mapping, a participant-driven approach wherein people create richly illustrated life-size maps that articulate their embodied experiences with various health issues.
Sex work continues to provoke controversial legal and public policy debates world-wide that raise fundamental questions about the state’s role in protecting individual rights, status quo social relations, and public health. This book unites ethnographic research from China, Canada, and the United States to argue that criminalization results in a totalizing set of negative consequences for sex workers’ health, safety, and human rights.
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