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August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Real-World Man-activism: The photographic evidence

Originally posted on we hunted the mammoth:
  Above, a picture that’s been floating around online for a little while, helpfully meme-ified by Manception on the AgainstMensRights subreddit. Below, a…

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

#Slanegirl and the shaming of female sexual desire.

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

I wish sex work was legal and other hopes for the future

I want, more than almost anything, to live in a place where sex work is legal.  I get off on it, I get a rush from it.  I enjoy it. … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

…. the police

It’s not just the police though.  It’s everyone who is talking about the undercover sting of sex workers as if it’s a tragedy these women were sex workers and it’s … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hi. I’ve been raped.

Think about this.  I’m a sex worker.  I’ve been raped.  Does that bring you to laughter?  Is it funny that I was raped when I wasn’t a sex worker?  Or … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

More Harm Than Good

Originally posted on The Honest Courtesan:
No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good. –  Mandell Creighton I’ve often written about how important allies are…

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chicago in Solidarity to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Originally posted on Chicago Decriminalize Now!:
When: Friday, July 19th, 6:30pm central time Where: Consulate General of Sweden (150 N Michigan Ave, Chicago)‎ What: Rally to demand justice for murdered sex workers and an…

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

My activism keeps me strong, your activism keeps me strong

I actually never thought that sex worker rights would be my fight.  I was always much more interested in racial politics and poverty politics.  I didn’t even know much about … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

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  • How do we do all of this? How do we all survive? 4 months ago
  • ...but I am paying for a house until we sell it. I am paying for a hotel because I cant find a single room place o…… 4 months ago
  • I am a first responder as well as a sex worker. I cant get income from either but I am able to put my family at ri…… 4 months ago
  • I'm so stressed about everything. I know a lot of people are. Everything is so fucked. But I'm Trying so hard to be positive every day 4 months ago
  • If I had the income, I'd rent myself the cheapest one bedroom or studio and just work until I am no longer a risk. 4 months ago