sex workers

20 Sep 2019

What Actual Sex Workers Think About the New Movie ‘Hustlers’

The movie weaves important stories of working-class struggles, immigrants, the economics of single-motherhood, capitalism, criminalization, and the lengths people are willing to go to as options are stripped away. Sex worker issues have always been tied to every single one of these narratives.

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19 Aug 2019

What Real Sex Workers Have to Say About SESTA-FOSTA

by Hannah Harkness “Since day one, I have pushed for the strongest, most effective criminal and civil tools possible to confront the horrific abuses of online sex trafficking,” – “H.R. 1865 with the Walters Amendment is the most effective way to empower victims, equip state and local prosecutors, and ensure

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31 May 2019

Sex Workers Invite You to “Sit With Us” for Brunch

On Sunday, June 2, International Sex Worker’s Day, also known as International Whore’s Day, communities all over the country will gather to advocate for the health, safety, and protection of sex workers. Bay Area harlots, escorts, street workers, strippers, Dominatrixes, and porn and cam performers invite you to “Sit With

Maxine Holloway 0
10 May 2019

What Mother’s Day is Like When You’re a Sex Worker & a Mom

I gave birth five months ago, and I’m really excited to celebrate my first Mother’s Day with my child. The first one feels special, like I’m suddenly a part of a new club. I’ve been a mother for just a few months, but I’ve been a sex worker for many years.

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26 Apr 2019

What happens when the Dominatrix isn’t in the dungeon?

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a column that will be highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. I met Oakland based Pro Domme, Avalon Black, for a drink at a local coffee shop, and was reminded that being Dominant is not

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05 Apr 2019

A Clinic By Sex Workers, For Sex Workers Has a New Home

If you’re in the business of sex work, it can be difficult to be totally frank with your doctor.Take the case of the dominatrix with neck and shoulder pain from repetitive stress using paddles and whips. Her doctors told her to stop whatever was causing the pain.

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13 Aug 2018

Rambling Hooker Makes Clever Cartoons About Life as a Sex Worker

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a brand-new column that will be highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. This time around we focus on the Rambling Hooker. When sex workers are represented on TV, in the movies or in the

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15 Jun 2018

This is How the Bay Area Showed Up for Sex Workers’ Rights

Guest post by Lia Russell “FOSTA won’t fix it!” “Sex worker justice NOW!” On June 2, hundreds of chanting sex workers, labor rights advocates, families and allies took to the streets of Oakland in support of sex workers under attack on International Sex Workers Day. With Maxine Holloway and Arabelle

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