Zahra Stardust

Zahra Stardust is a PhD Candidate at the University of New South Wales with a BA, LLB and MA from the University of Sydney. She has published in journals such as Porn Studies, World Journal of AIDS and Research for Sex Work, and books such as Queer Sex Work (Routledge, 2015), Coming Out Like a Porn Star: Essays on Pornography, Protection and Privacy (ThreeL Media, 2015) and The DIY Porn Handbook: Documenting our Own Sexual Revolution (Greenery Press, 2016). She is a Penthouse Pet, Hustler Honey and award winning striptease artist, and was the 2014 Feminist Porn Awards Heartthrob of the Year.

Her film The One on the Bottom (directed with Mister T, 2012) is the subject of Jack Sargeant’s article ‘First Notes on Contemporary Independent Pornography and Possibility:  Function, Form and Philosophy’, first published in Runway #29 PORN.

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