It is Written
Present What "They" Said blog posts. WTS is a collection of essays, erotica, poetry, political thought and opinion pieces that focus on a combination of relationships, sex, kink, gender, race and class issues.
2016 "The One Minute Negotiation for Hook Ups" in Sex Hacks: Over 100 Tricks, Shortcuts, and Secrets to Set Your Sex Life on Fire by Kinkly
2015 "Boxes of Our Own Creation: A Trans Data Collection Wo/Manifesto" Co-authored with Jack Harrison-Quintana and J'aime M. Grant in Transgender Studies Quarterly Edited by Edited by Paisley Currah and Susan Stryker, Volume 2, Number 1, February 2015
2015 "Coming Out in Porn from Inside Oppression" in Coming Out Like a Porn Star by Jiz Lee
2015 "Lesbian Seeking Trans" in Girl Sex 101 by Allison Moon
2015 "The Power of Ritual, Third Woman Press Zine: Calling All Goddesses, Radical Feminist of Color, Published December 2015 Volume 3
2014 “The Sexual Body” in Trans Bodies Trans Selves
2014 "Gender in Stereogram" in Genderqueer: And Other Gender Identities by Dave Naz
2012 “Age Role Play” in The Ultimate Guide to Kink: BDSM, Role play and Erotic Edge, edited by Tristan Taormino
2010/Fall “Vieques” in Yellow Medicine Review: a journal of indigenous literature, art and though
2009 “Thoughts, Rants and What Some Might Call Poetry” chapbook
2006 “Beyond the Marriage Industrial Complex” co authored with YK Hong
2005 “Defining Our Own Sexual Liberation” in ColorLines Magazine
2004 “Fighting for the whole of us” in CURVE magazine
2003 “Ingridients” Chapbook
2001/ March “Why I am a lesbian” in EBONY magazine
2001 “Las Alas” Chapbook co authored with Maceo Cabrera Esteve
“In Search of Daddy” in Perverts of Color Anthology
"Kissing Friends" in Friendship and Social Activism Anthology Edited by Niharika Banerjea, Debanuj Dasgupta and Jaime Grant
"Sexy Survivor" A book of short stories and poetry of survival, sex, love, intimacies and kink by Ignacio Rivera.
"The Play Party Survival Guide and Toolkit for Queers of Color" A book long overdue documenting the creation of Ignacio Rivera's Poly Patao Production people of color only and multi-racial play parties in Brooklyn, New York. In sharing that story, the book aims to give concrete tools for people of color to carve out sexually liberating spaces for themselves in an otherwise white dominated arena. By Ignacio Rivera.
"This Ain't the Love Boat: Navigating Relationships, Love and Sex" A book about re-examining "love at first sight," "un-written rules" and "happily ever after." A book that focuses on the unique interactions, sexual relationships and emotional ties that defy what normal relationships look like. This will be a book of essays written by Queer, trans, Gender Queer/ Gender Non-Conforming (GNC) people of color (POC)/ mix-race, sharing personal stories, critical analysis and expressing their ideas around non-conventional sexual and intimate relations. This book will deconstruct the "love" we've been spoon feed. Edited by Ignacio Rivera.