Sex Work

Posted on the Dec 13, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Here are the women who made it possible for sex workers in California to receive compensation if they're raped or beaten from the state's victim compensation fund: Maxine Doogan of the Erotic...
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Posted on the Nov 28, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Betty and I consider ourselves to be sex workers...for women.
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Posted on the Nov 20, 2013 by Betty Dodson
While countries like New Zealand are legalizing and regulating sex work, Sweden has been busy passing laws criminalizing the procurement of sexual services. Sex work is seen as another form of...
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Posted on the Aug 15, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Christina Parreira describes coming out to her mother as a web cam model ie a sex worker (while pursuing her PhD in sociology): "In a perfect world, I would still be a sex worker, but I could do so...
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Posted on the Jun 12, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This poster is from a series commissioned by AMMAR - Argentina's Sex Workers Association. Sex work is legal in Argentina but unregulated...unprotected.  And 86% of their sex workers are mothers...
Posted on the Mar 20, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I have so much respect for this woman. Elaine White is a registered nurse who's been campaigning for the sexual needs of dementia patients. She believes that surrogate partners and sex workers...
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Posted on the Mar 13, 2013 by Carlin Ross
The Fokkens sisters started working as prostitutes in Amsterdam's Red Light district when they were 20 years old.  Fifty years later, at the age of 70, they're retiring.  They estimate that...
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Posted on the Feb 25, 2013 by Stephanie Wadell
When I worked as a surrogate from 1987 to 1997, there were only 12 of us in United States. We were a small group of highly trained specialists who always practiced in conjunction with a traditional...
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Posted on the Feb 01, 2013 by Carlin Ross
She looks so sweet and I love her shoes. Working girl outside of a traveling Peepshow c.1924 
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Posted on the Jan 11, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Becky Adams is my new hero. She's an infamous madame from the UK whose memoir won her a Brit Writers Award. Since then, she launched a non-profit telephone service where volunteers find sex...
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Posted on the Nov 17, 2012 by Carlin Ross
This is a photo from a series by Marie Hald.  "Bonnie" is a danish sex worker and her profession is legal. You can view all the photos here.  I love this moment between mother and child....
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Posted on the Nov 11, 2012 by Lawrence Lanoff
There are a couple of amazing propositions that passed in California this Tuesday. The first proposition requires condom use by adult film stars. Theoretically, it’s an awesome idea, and I’m all for...
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Posted on the Oct 22, 2012 by Betty Dodson
I’m happy to say that the new movie Sessions is getting good press. My long term friend Cheryl Cohen who wrote the book the movie is based on, deserves all the praise I can heap on her. There will be...
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Posted on the Aug 04, 2012 by Lawrence Lanoff
“If people in America do not turn their hearts back to God there will be more fires, flood, tornadoes, drought, hail and winds than the year before.” The above comment is in response to a report...
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Posted on the Jul 05, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I bookmarked this trailer months ago and clicked on it this morning.  There's something so beautiful, authentic, and tragic about their stories.  If only sex work had the esteemed position...
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