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About veronicavera

Veronica Vera’s: Author, educator, Doctor of Human Sexuality. VV's multi-faceted career began with several years on Wall Street. Then she decided to earn an honest living as a sex journalist, porn star, erotic model, prostitutes’ rights activist. Her collaborations with artists include Robert Mapplethorpe and the women of Club 90, the first porn star support group: Jane Hamilton aka Veronica Hart, Annie Sprinkle, Candida Royalle(d.) and Gloria Leonard (d.)Veronica testified in Washington, D.C. for freedom of expression before a Senate judiciary committee (Meese Report). In 1992 Veronica created the world’s first crossdressing and transgender academy, Miss Vera’s Finishing School for Boys Who Want to Be Girls and in 1997 wrote the book of the same name. Her second book is Miss Vera’s Crossdress for Success (2002). Her most recent book is Miss Vera's Cross Gender Fun For All (2016). She continues to offer classes in higher heeled education at her NY academy and college campuses, fields offers from media producers and works on her memoir. www.missvera.com

Miss Vera on TRANNY

Note: I created Miss Vera’s Finishing School for Boys Who Want to Be Girls, the world’s first transgender academy, 22 years ago.Prior to that I interviewed people and wrote articles about all aspects of human sexuality including many people who … Continue reading

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Al Goldstein – On Women

Al Goldstein, On Women Interview Veronica Vera. Photos Annie Sprinkle (originally published November, 1986) At fifteen Al Goldstein was a shy teenager who sent away for a book on how to kiss girls.  He practiced technique on his own hand.  … Continue reading

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Club 90 DIVAS TO BE Doctors!

Club 90 Sexuality Innovators to Be Awarded Degrees San Francisco—May 7, 2014 On June 26, four former adult movie stars who have become innovators in diverse fields of human sexuality will each be awarded the degree Doctor of Human Sexuality … Continue reading

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2nd World Whores Congress. Brava Margo St. James.

Margo St. James, mother of the modern sex workers’ rights movement has died. She left the planet on January 11. 2021. This article which describes the international gathering of sex workers at the European Parliament in Brussels that Margo organized … Continue reading

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Sadie, Sadie!

WE’RE ENGAGED!!!!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!!!! Dear Ones, I’m happy to announce that Stu Cottingham and I are engaged to be married. Stu popped the question at dinner on  the eve of my November 1 birthday.   Even though we’ve been … Continue reading

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Rollin’ On The River

My friend Michele Capozzi is a family man. With one foot in Italy and one in New York, he carries his home on his back. It is Michele who is the first to call the tribe together in celebration. This … Continue reading

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Of Weddings & Miracles

Do you believe in miracles? To those who suffered arrests and continue to suffer discrimination, the vote in NY State to legalize gay marriage may feel like a miracle. Like most miracles, its outcome has roots in rational causes and … Continue reading

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