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Sex Work

  1. crime
    Man Who Posed As Porn Scout to Trick Women Into Sex Faces No Major ConsequencesThe fraud even admitted what he did on tape, but police argue the sex was technically consensual.
  2. sex work
    Julia Salazar’s Win Is a Huge Victory for Sex WorkersHer success shows that candidates can vocally support sex workers’ rights and get elected.
  3. politics
    Stormy Daniels’s Strip-Club Arrest Was Planned in Advance, Emails Indicate“The emails definitely show that the police lied about it being a prostitution and human trafficking mission.”
  4. sex work
    11 Strippers on Being Criminalized for Doing Their Jobs“It’s entertainers and clubs who are penalized under these laws, not the (often male) customers who seek out these experiences.”
  5. politics
    Trump Signs Destructive Anti-Trafficking Bill Into LawSex workers have said the law, known as FOSTA, will threaten their ability to do their jobs safely.
  6. sex work
    7 Sex Workers on What It Means to Lose Backpage.comThe site provided them with a sense of safety, independence, and control.
  7. indictments
    Top Backpage.com Officials Charged With Facilitating ProstitutionThe 93-count indictment was unsealed on Monday afternoon.
  8. politics
    Here’s What’s Wrong With the So-Called Anti–Sex Trafficking BillWhile many celebrities have given PSAs in support of SESTA, sex workers say the bill will endanger them.
  9. women of the world
    What It’s Like to Be a Legal Sex Worker in New Zealand“Because my work is legal, if anything goes wrong, the police have to help.”
  10. sex work
    Strippers Are Protesting the Closing of New Orleans Strip ClubsAnd the loss of their jobs.
  11. justice
    When Walking While Trans Is a CrimeThe NYPD says it’s taking a more sensitive approach to sex work, but not everyone benefits.
  12. sex diaries
    The Mom Who Supports Her Family With Sex WorkThis week’s sex diary.
  13. backpage.com
    Backpage.com Closes Down Adult-Ads SectionThey cited “unconstitutional government censorship” following a Senate report on their site.
  14. awful things
    Teenage Girls Are Trading Sex Work for FoodThis is the sad reality for teens in many of the country’s low-income communities.
  15. TGX: Coming Out to Your Family As a Sex WorkerAnd why certain media portrayals of escorts can do harm to real-life sex workers.
  16. dearly beloved
    Why Prince Was a Hero to StrippersHis songs were moneymakers, but it was more than that.
  17. legal > moral
    Women Judge Prostitution More Harshly Than Men, New Poll SaysFifty-one percent of American men think prostitution should be legal, according to a new poll.
  18. sex workers rights
    Big Bad Rent Boys, Sad Little Call Girls, and the Language of Sex WorkThe language of decriminalizing sex work.
  19. sex work
    Feds Finally Realize What ‘Rentboy’ Means, Shutter Popular Escort SiteSeven of the online male-escort service’s employees were arrested yesterday.
  20. human rights
    Amnesty International Recommends Decriminalizing Sex WorkThe human-rights organization voted in favor of full decriminalization today.
  21. activism
    Lena Dunham Doubled Down on Her Stance Against Decriminalizing Sex WorkShe reiterated her opposition to an Amnesty International proposal in a series of tweets.
  22. public health
    The Scientific Case for Decriminalizing Sex WorkIt could be the most effective way to reduce global HIV infection rates.
  23. New York State Might Become More Condom-FriendlyIt’s currently seen as evidence of prostitution.
  24. interview
    Q&A: The Woman Debunking Myths About Sex WorkAll those stories about Super Bowl sex trafficking were bogus fear-mongering, says author and former sex worker Melissa Gira Grant.
  25. election hangover
    California Lets James Deen Down on Condom MandatePorn stars and human-trafficking experts alike are unhappy with Tuesday’s ballot initiatives.
  26. true stories
    Buy It for Me: My Life As a Financial DominatrixJobless, she turned to kink for cash— and designer purses and a new computer.
  27. Pimps and Customers Are Being Targeted in NYC Prostitution CasesProsecutors and the NYPD are undergoing a “paradigm shift.”
  28. John Edwards Linked to Manhattan Madam’s Prostitution Ring [Updated]It’s almost too obvious.
  29. Governor Paterson Signs New Bill Clearing Prostitution Convictions, in Certain CasesGood news for former forced sex workers, or anyone with humanity.
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