Sex Work

Posted on the Apr 19, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I love this sort of PSA...hits you right between the eyes. This clip has over 1.5M views - Visit Stop the Traffik to show your support:
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Posted on the Apr 13, 2012 by Anonymous
This blog on this link and comments shows that at this time there is contentious debate where there needs to be collaboration. To put it succinctly though rather reductive of course, we have anti-...
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Posted on the Feb 27, 2012 by Carlin Ross
This is a picture from a photographic series by E.J. Bellocq of prostitutes working in New Orleans in 1912.  The movie Pretty Baby staring Brooke Shields was based on his work.  Love her...
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Posted on the Dec 06, 2011 by Anonymous
I watched a brilliant documentary on sex work last week that I have to share . It covered just how salient a service it is for those living with disability. Of course sex work is an equally important...
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Posted on the Oct 28, 2011 by Carlin Ross
“I have never deceived anybody because I have never belonged to anybody. My independence was all my fortune, and I have known no other happiness.” - Cora Pearl She was the most famous courtesan in...
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Posted on the Oct 06, 2011 by Carlin Ross
I love Hung and have a total crush on Thomas Jane...then he admits he was a teen sex worker and experimented with men *swoon* No wonder Patricia Arquette snapped him up. His honesty is such a turn...
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Posted on the Oct 01, 2011 by Lawrence Lanoff
Prostitution has been called the world’s oldest profession. While basically everyone and there grandmother knows that prostitution exists, nobody wants to believe prostitution in their own backyard....
Posted on the Sep 15, 2011 by Lawrence Lanoff
In light of the Operation Goddess Temple sting, I have been wondering what exactly the issue is that police are prosecuting when the are prosecuting prostitution. Prostitution is a hot-button topic...
Posted on the Aug 08, 2011 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty and Carlin (and possibly Liandra and Christina), I am hoping that you can give me some advice in regards to entering into sex work. I have the opportunity to take up work as an escort in...
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Posted on the Jun 19, 2011 by Anonymous
I know it is a faux pas in the sex-positive porn industry these days to mention it if you've been raped. This is due to the fact mentioning it feeds that old assumption that sex workers have all been...
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Posted on the May 18, 2011 by Carlin Ross
Jennifer Hafer, an economics researcher, analyzed the U.S. prostitution market and found that affluent, educating women are entering the prostitution market: Contrary to assumptions that women enter...
Posted on the Apr 18, 2011 by Betty Dodson
The Catholic Church is using sex ed guidelines created by COYOTE to develop their new sexual abuse awareness program for children, called Talking About Touch. They didn't use her name, but called...
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Posted on the Apr 06, 2011 by Betty Dodson
I am interested in becoming a sex worker, but my sister's husband does not think it's a good idea. I don't want to become just yet, because I know I am not ready. I gave him some examples of sex-...
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Posted on the Apr 03, 2011 by Carlin Ross
I was reading my New Yorker and came across a review of The Life of Oharu.  I googled it and found the complete film online here: http://www.tudou.com/programs/view/3NJOVrVlTak/ The film was...
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Posted on the Mar 15, 2011 by Carlin Ross
This is an email Betty received from Carla Magenta from Amsterdam: For the second year since 2010, a Dutch television network BNN has proclaimed 15 March National Whores Day. The official...
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