Working Sex: Sex Workers Write About a Changing Industry

Working Sex: Sex Workers Write About a Changing Industry

by Annie Oakley

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Working Sex: Sex Workers Write About a Changing Industry by Annie Oakley

Being a sex worker isn t something to write home about for most women (and men) in the $12 billion-a-year sex industry.

Prostitutes, strippers, and adult film stars put themselves, and what they do for a living, out on the street, stage, and TV screen every day, but they often keep their working lives hidden from friends, family, and other employers. They do this because sex work is widely considered illegal, unhealthy, and immoral.

Edited by Annie Oakley, Working Sex, New Voices from a Changing Industry features stories and contributions from sex workersstrippers, prostitutes, domes, film stars, phone sex operators, and internet modelswho are speaking out. This provocative anthology showcases voices from a vibrant community intent on unmasking the jobs they do with dignity and pride.

Contributors tackling issues of class, gender, race, labor, and sexuality with blazing insight and critical observations include Michelle Tea, Stephen Elliot, Nomy Lamm, Ana Voog, Vaginal Davis, and Mirha-Soleil Ross."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580052252
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication date: 12/28/2007
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,159,204
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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