(image from lol celebs) from the comments: Rebecca Calvitt February 18th, 2009 at 9:55 pm No kidding. I find this picture a little offensive, actually. Feminism did a lot of good things for us, but it also cut off our options. I would love to be able to stay home and raise my kids and [...]
Another unexpected sex worker ally: R. K. “Randy” Milholland of Something Positive fame. Several of his recurring characters work at Nerdrotica, a woman-owned boutique phone sex and webcam company catering to geeks. His most recent storyline “Customer Serviced” struck me hard and made me laugh in that “I swear I’ve had that guy” way fellow [...]
Top career advice blogger Penelope Trunk has been known for taking unorthodox stances, but I was still surprised – and proud – to see her come out against three common sex worker-bashing cliches: oppression by pimps/madams, lumping different types of sex work together, and the depressed sex worker. In response to “Career Lessons from Eliott [...]
December 17th is the 5th annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. This event was created to call attention to hate crimes committed against sex workers all over the globe. Originally thought of by Dr. Annie Sprinkle and started by the Sex Workers Outreach Project USA in 2003 as a memorial and vigil [...]
From the “I like to think I’m this insightful when I’m drunk” files: So here’s what I want to talk about with class. This guy was all, “I would like to see sex shops zoned into a particular area.” Well that’s how it Already IS, fucker!! That’s how it’;s BEEN for decades now, and guess [...]
Tease and denial is a form of submission even non-masochistic men can understand. It’s a sensual form of domination: the playfully wicked pricktease vs. her hopelessly devoted toy/wanker. At its core orgasm control and denial is about men submitting to the control a woman has over their pleasure and orgasm, letting her have her way [...]
This post from the Boston.com forums might be the best summary of the current U.S. porn “problem” I’ve seen yet: The “Pornification of America” eh… This argument is sounding erily familiar to the anti-porn arguments from the Regan era. Sex sells…everything. So unless you think you can stop advertising agencies from using sexuality to sell [...]
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