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Stephan Ferris

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Stephan Ferris is an accomplished Queer legal scholar and activist attorney. His most recent work has been published in Harvard’s LGBTQ Policy Journal. He is part of an emerging generation of openly Queer and sexually progressive activist attorneys who see the law as an opportunity to make social, civic, and cultural change. He advances his views and work to a wide range of audiences through published scholarly articles and speaking engagements related to sexual health, activism, and the law. He contributes his expertise to the Practising Law Institute and is a board director for Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom. He lives in San Francisco’s Castro District.

Blue Movie is harrowing, heartbreaking, unsparing, and will tell others like us they are not alone.

Alexander Cheves, Author of My Love Is a Beast: Confessions and columnist for Out Magazine

This book is a rare one. In fact, it is raw in every way … and will not disappoint. Truly riveting.

Race Bannon, Author and community leader

… this haunting tale will go viral … Ferris reminds us that humans will do desperate, comical, and even dangerous things to find community

Amp Somers, Sex educator and co-host, Watts the Safeword

Stephan Ferris throws us into the fire in his brutally honest and unapologetic true story of hedonistic self-destruction and great personal triumph.

Sister Roma, Award-winning drag queen activist and entertainer

Ferris is the hero we need in the movement to reclaim sex and pleasure as expressions of radical authenticity, and his story is an inspiration.

Phillip L. Hammack, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz

…a courageously candid account of…a sexual outlaw, addict finding recovery, and lawyer establishing a professional identity… This book will be both a challenge and a comfort.