Indie pornographer, sex worker, and sexual-political blogger Furry Girl has just announced the launch of a promising new project: I’m going to be starting a new sex workers rights project. The name I’ve chosen for it is SWAAY, which stands for Sex Work Activists, Allies, and You. Of all the names I considered, I picked this [...]
Red Light District Chicago has published a great PSA on how sex workers can help in the fight against trafficking. Please circulate widely! Send the video to a friend, or leave a comment: Sex Workers WANT to Stop Trafficking PSA on YouTube
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 [...]
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