Betty's Memoir

Posted on the Apr 08, 2014 by Carlin Ross
These two images of Betty in her art studio mark her transformation from artist to activist.    In the first pic, her nudes are grappling with their sexuality and struggling to...
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Posted on the Mar 28, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Just Betty flashing in the snow...wearing pink panties & her favorite snake skin boots...head shaven - nipples out.
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Posted on the Mar 18, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I took this photo at CatalystCon this weekend...Betty closed out the conference with a Q&A chat with Carol Queen.  Annie Sprinkle was also there - we celebrated with cocktails and...
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Posted on the Feb 14, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Betty drew this Valentine in 1987...announcing her self love and the love she has for her "friends, lovers and strangers." She even included "politicians and presidents" who'd be "the hardest to love...
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Posted on the Feb 04, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Betty painted this canvas after a bad acid trip where her lover became a skeleton.  We were looking at the canvases in storage and I was captivated by this piece.  The blues are...
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Posted on the Jan 13, 2014 by Betty Dodson
My Friend Hank Tusinki launched a kickstarter campaign to fund a community memorial altar installation, featuring a 7 piece skeleton marching band. Hank and I met back in the 80's when he worked...
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Posted on the Jan 11, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I absolutely adore this picture of Betty and her high school friends.  She's on the far left...her body language says it all.
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Posted on the Dec 31, 2013 by Carlin Ross
We're going through all of Betty's old photos because we're releasing her memoir with an additional chapter and decided to pimp it out with more pics. This is one of my favorite Betty pics circa 1970...
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Posted on the Dec 29, 2013 by Betty Dodson
I ignore Xmas but every New Year excites me. I enjoy going over past accomplishments and I am looking forward to what’s next. I’m at the stage in life where if I put my attention on something I want...
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Posted on the Dec 29, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Betty's brother Dickie passed right after xmas...sitting in his favorite chair with a glass of wine and his dog Oscar nestled in his lap. We miss him already and take comfort in knowing that he's...
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Posted on the Dec 18, 2013 by Betty Dodson
In 1970 I read an article in Notes from the Second Year, a radical feminist periodical founded by Shulamith Firestone. The article was titled "The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm" by Anne Koedt. From the...
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Posted on the Dec 16, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I love finding anything vintage Betty Dodson.  Lucy Place tweeted this pic from Playboy magazine announcing their New Sex Lifestyles Panel...what a find.  Dodson: Everybody's first orgy is...
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Posted on the Dec 16, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Betty is a huge truthout.org fan and when they called over the summer for an interview it was a resounding "yes". Thank you, Melissa Gira Grant, for doing the best interview with Betty to date....
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Posted on the Nov 21, 2013 by Carlin Ross
We've decided to do a t-shirt line featuring images of Betty's art.  The Kiss will be one of the first pieces to be silk screened on a cotton shirt.  This is Betty and her boyfriend Romeil...
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Posted on the Nov 03, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Barbara Rosenblat stars in Orange is the New Black (my new favorite show) and she reads erotica for hire.  She's lent her voice to dozens of audiobooks including Betty's memoir My Romantic Love...
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