Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work

Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex WorkThe sex industry is an endless source of prurient drama for the mainstream media Recent years have seen a panic over online red light districts, which supposedly seduce vulnerable young women into a life of degradation, and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof s live tweeting of a Cambodian

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Whores and Other Feminists

Whores and Other FeministsWhores and Other Feminists is the first volume to examine sex work and the sex industry through the eyes of self identified feminist sex workers strippers, prostitutes, porn writers, producers and performers, dominatrices and their allies Comprising a range of voices from both within and

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Working Sex: Sex Workers Write About a Changing Industry

Working Sex: Sex Workers Write About a Changing IndustryBeing a sex worker isn t something to write home about for most women and men in the 12 billion a year sex industry.Prostitutes, strippers, and adult film stars put themselves, and what they do for a living, out on the street, stage, and TV screen every day, but they often keep their working

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Rent Girl

Rent GirlA graphic and uncompromising autobiographical bender, the story of Tea s years as a prostitute, with provocative illustrations by Laurenn McCubbin.

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Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights

Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ RightsYou hear that selling sex is degrading you hear that no one would ever choose to do it you hear that it s dangerous that women get abused and killed You often hear, There should be a law against it Or, perhaps just against the buyers What do sex workers want That s not something you hear

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Sex Work: Writings by Women in the Sex Industry

Sex Work: Writings by Women in the Sex IndustryThe first and possibly only book to be reviewed favorably in both The Women s Review of Books and Hustler, Sex Work popularized the term sex work to describe the occupations of street prostitutes, exotic dancers, nude models, escorts, porn actresses, and workers in massage parlors, and so changed

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Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper

Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely StripperDecreed by David Letterman tongue in cheek on CBS TV s The Late Show to be the pick of Dave s Book Club 2006, Candy Girl is the story of a young writer who dared to bare it all as a stripper At the age of twenty four, Diablo Cody decided there had to be to life than typing copy at an ad

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