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Tumblr's Plan To Make The Internet Safer Will Make The World More Dangerous For My Community
If the platform really wants to create a “better, more positive Tumblr,” it should embrace and protect the marginalized communities on its site.
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Why I'm Proud To Be A Middle-Aged Stripper
, Guest Writer
I don’t want to regret not having danced when I had the chance.
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Anti-Sex Work Law May Be Hitting Artists Who Rely On Crowdfunding
Patreon users say they're beginning to feel the implications of FOSTA-SESTA.
Sex Workers Deserve Mental Health Care, Too
This sex researcher is fighting for their rights.
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Most Democrats Don’t Take Sex Workers’ Rights Seriously. That’s Finally Starting To Change.
Three Democratic House candidates are taking a stand against a law opposed by sex workers.
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First Congress Took Sex Workers’ Websites. Now It's Coming For Their Bank Accounts.
Lawmakers' latest attempt to fight human trafficking could end up hurting voluntary sex workers.
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'This Bill Is Killing Us': 9 Sex Workers On Their Lives In The Wake Of FOSTA
This bill was supposed to fight sex trafficking. But it's driving women back to a riskier, pre-internet world of sex work.
CULTURE & ARTS
How A Graphic Novel About A Dog Tells A Groundbreaking Story Of Trans Sex Work
The creators of the must-read comic "The Pervert" hope trans narratives will one day be as ubiquitous and mundane as "Jennifer Lawrence rom-coms."
Trump Just Signed Legislation That Could Be Deadly For Sex Workers Like Me
, Guest Writer
Backpage has only been closed a short amount of time, but people are terrified and desperate and have no choice but to hit the streets.
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'Yes, You Can Be A Stripper And A Feminist'
Comedian and stripper, Jacq the Stripper explains how strippers can be feminists too and why sex workers may feel left out of the Me Too movement.
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Trump Signs Controversial FOSTA Bill Targeting Online Sex Trafficking
Advocates say the legislation conflates consensual sex workers and trafficked victims, leaving many sex workers to face even more dangerous conditions.
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Backpage.com Founders Indicted For Facilitating Prostitution On Site
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The federal government had seized the classifieds website, which featured ads for sex work, days before.
Craigslist's Sex Work Ads Saved 2,150 Women's Lives. A Bill Could Make Such Posts Illegal.
A study found female homicide rates fell 17 percent after the site created an "erotic services" section. So why would Congress add to the risks?
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Cardi B Talks Me Too Movement, Justice For Video Vixens In New Interview
“These producers and directors, they’re not woke, they’re scared," says the rapper on men supporting #MeToo.
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They've Been Married A Decade. She's A Sex Worker. Here's What It's Like.
"People are surprised sometimes that she does it by choice and she enjoys it and it’s a well-paying job."
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An Inside Look At The NYC Stripper Strike
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I’ve been a stripper for over 25 years, and I’m one the original dancers who fought our labor war and won in San Francisco.
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Left Out Of #MeToo, Strippers Fight For More Rights In The Workplace
"You think this is easy?"
People Guess Which Strangers Are Sex Workers In Stereotype-Busting Video
The answers weren't as obvious as you might think.
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Ex-CEO Of Rentboy.com Gets Six Months In Prison For Promoting Prostitution
By Lindsey Kortyka and Jonathan Stempel, Reuters
Jeffrey Hurant will now focus on changing the laws related to sex workers.
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Cops Having Sex With Sex Workers May Soon Be Illegal In Michigan
Previously, undercover cops investigating prostitution cases had immunity.
I’m a Sex Worker Who Is Sick Of Female Misogyny
Adult Entertainer, Writer
If you sh*t on women for making a choice that you didn’t, you're not a feminist.
What I Learned When I Became An Exotic Dancer
Software Engineer, Writer, Pole Dancer
"I want to live in a world where it doesn’t matter whether I tell someone I’m a software engineer or an exotic dancer."
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