Whores and Other Feminists fleshes out feminist politics from the perspective of sex workersstrippers, prostitutes, porn writers, producers and performers, dominatricesand their allies. Comprising a range of voices from both within and outside the academy, this collection draws from traditional feminisms, postmodern feminism, queer theory, and sex radicalism. It stretches the boundaries of contemporary feminism, holding accountable both traditional feminism for stigmatizing sex workers, and also the sex industry for its sexist practices.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
Table of Contents
Preface to the 2nd edition, Preface to the 1st edition, Introduction, 1. Naked, Naughty, Nasty: Peep Show Reflections 2. Odyssey of a Feminist Pornographer 3. The Holy Whore: A Woman’s Gateway to Power 4. A Sex Protector/Pervert Speaks Out 5. In the Flesh: A Porn Star’s Journey 6. We’ve Come a Long Way – And We’re Exhausted! 7. Love for Sale: Queering Heterosexuality 8. Feminism, Sex Workers, and Human Rights 9. Peepshow Feminism 10. The Littlest Harlot: Barbie’s Career as A Role Model 11. Sex Radical Politics, Sex-Positive Feminist Thought, and Whore Stigma 12. 500 Words on Acculturation 13. It’s Different for Boys 14. Professional Dominance: Power, Money and Identity 15. First Ladies of Feminist Porn: A Conversation with Candida Royalle and Debi Sundahl 16. No Girls Allowed at the Mustang Ranch 17. Butch Gigolette 18. All Stripped Off 19. Confessions of a Fat Sex Worker 20. They Say I Write Sex For Money: The Dike Writer as Sex Worker 21. Showing Up Fully: Women of Color Discuss Sex Work 22. Working It 23. Sedition 24. Inventing Sex Work 25. Organizing in the Massage Parlor: An Interview with Denise Turner 26. MAPping Accountability 27. A Prostitute Joins NOW 28. Dancing Toward Freedom 29. Feminists for Expression 30. Somatic and Healing Sex Workers