The Parthenon

‘Gauley Mountain’ documents ecosexual love story through film

This still from the film shows filmmakers Annie Sprinkle (left) and Beth Stephens (right) sharing a moment in the footage. Sprinkle and Stephens made “Goodbye Gauley Mountain” to demonstrate a unique bond with nature and to discourage Mountain Top Removal.

Hannah Harman, Reporter

March 27, 2015

A screening of “Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story” was shown Thursday to Marshall University students in Smith Hall. Goodbye Gauley Mountain follows two ecosexual activists, Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle, as they take a stand against mountain top removal in Appalachia. Stephens...