sex workers

FOSTA: The New Nightmare For Sex Workers And The People Who Love Them

FOSTA isn't actually about making it harder to engage in sex trafficking — it's about making it easier to target and punish sex workers.

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A 23-Year-Old Woman From Wisconsin Is Auctioning Her Virginity And I Am Here For It

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Bailey Gibson is untouched and has the doctor’s note to prove it. And yes, she’s auctioning her virginity to the highest bidder.

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4 Things To Know About Human Trafficking

Sex trafficking victims matter, but there are countless sex workers across the spectrum who wouldn’t describe themselves as victims of sex trafficking. They matter, too.

Want to work responsibly on the issue of sex trafficking? Here’s some of what you should know.

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Sex Workers Take Back Their Own Narrative In The Red Umbrella Diaries

The Cast of The Red Umbrella Diaries.

Audacia Ray runs a nonprofit called the Red Umbrella Project, and has been arranging storytelling events by sex workers, publishing several literary anthologies about sex workers experiences, and finally teamed up with an Emmy-winning documentary crew to feature the stories of seven diverse cast members (including herself) to film the groundbreaking documentary that has its NYC IFC premiere on November 16: The Red Umbrella Diaries.

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Amnesty International And The Decriminalization Of Consenting Sex Work

Many sex workers seek protection, not the eradication of their industry.

"He had no intention of being a client, though. He’d come to rape me, and he said that if I screamed or struggled he would tell the police and the hotel that I was a prostitute."

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Ravish Me This . . . Top 5 Reads Of The Week

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Trolling, sex work, and sexism in the illustration industry. Read all about it!

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The Violent Threat Police Pose To Brazilian Sex Workers

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“There are no human rights for prostitutes. They don't recognize us as humans."

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For Anti-Sex Work Writers, Sex Sells 

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Hating sex workers—and treating them as things—can get you money.

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A&E's 8 Minutes Entraps And Harasses Sex Workers—And Shouldn't Be On The Air 

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A&E has greenlit a series that applies the To Catch A Predator premise to sex workers. Seriously?

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Sex Work Isn't Consensual Or Exploitative—It Can Be Both

It's time to talk substantively and honestly about how sex work isn't any one thing.

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