Category Archives: Prostitution, Porn and Sex Work

Fosta-Sesta and The Art Of Not Listening

If you like these cartoons, please help me make more by supporting my Patreon! A $1 pledge really matters. This is sort of a “guilty obligation” comic.  :-p By which I mean, it makes me furious that our pundit class … Continue reading

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Now This Is a Hotel Manager Who Should Definitely Be Fired

911 Audio: Hotel Manager Reports Guest For Being Transgender – BuzzFeed News Meagan Taylor and her best friend, who are both transgender women, were traveling through Iowa on July 13 to a funeral for her best friend’s brother when they … Continue reading

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Lines That Didn’t Make The Cut – Ruth’s Story

Trigger warning: These lines describe the sexual exploitation of a young woman. Ruth’s Story It wasn’t like I showed him anything he hadn’t seen before. Besides, he took the ones with clothes, the good ones, only if I did a … Continue reading

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Texas Jury Acquits Man For Killing Escort Who Wouldn’t Have Sex With Him

(UPDATE: Make sure to read the update at the end of the post, which puts a very different spin on the jury’s decision.) From Vanity Fair: Frago went outside where her driver, Christopher Perkins, was waiting. Gilbert came out and … Continue reading

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Non-Consensual Sex Is Evil, Not Non-Conventional Sex

Public Disgrace is an online pornography series that advertises itself as “women bound, stripped, and punished in public.” It is the creation of a 30-year-old San Francisco–based porn director and dominatrix named Princess Donna Dolore. Princess Donna conceived of the … Continue reading

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The Snuggery: Cuddles As Sex Work

I was annoyed by this New York Magazine article about a business called The Snuggery, both by the writer’s snideness (“It almost seems like men are paying to get blue balls”) and by the choice to illustrate with a nude … Continue reading

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The War On Sex Workers

I wanted to recommend this excellent article in Reason Magazine, about how laws against prostitution and sex trafficking hurt sex workers. (This subject, like the war on drugs, is one that libertarians seem to do a better job of covering … Continue reading

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Prostitutes in the US are 42 times as likely to be murdered as the average American (Not an accurate statistic – see update)

UPDATE: I definitely can’t stand by the statistic I quoted in this post; it’s way too high, it seems. See the discussion in the comments for details. Original post follows. From an article about serial killers who work as truck … Continue reading

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From an article in the New York Times on sex trafficking in Spain

The whole article is really disturbing, but this in particular made me have to stop reading and take a deep breath. I don’t want to judge the family without knowing the situation–who knows whether the traffickers gave them little or … Continue reading

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Men pose to show women’s hidden wounds – Photo Galleries Hürriyet Daily News (Turkish Daily News)

This is a great photo gallery of Turkish men–all of them, as far as I can tell, public figures in one way or another–protesting the treatment of women in their country. Below is the first image in the series, of … Continue reading

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