Category Archives: Demimondaines

Bouncing Boundaries

Nothing gets my hackles raised more than liars, thieves, and those who give them cover and succor. Even in, no, especially in the demimonde. Are we professionals or not? If we want our industry to be respected and if we want … Continue reading

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Cacophonous Chorus: A Playlet

Chorus: SHE DIDN’T MEAN IT! ‘TWAS AN ACCIDENT! WHAT IS A WHORE TO DO? Demimondaine 1: Perhaps, not steal deposits from clients. Chorus: SHE DIDN’T MEAN IT! ‘TWAS AN ACCIDENT! WHAT IS A WHORE TO DO? Demimondaine 2: Perhaps, not out … Continue reading

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When Ignorance is Malice

Well, SESTA* passed the Senate. It’s not that I’m surprised or even disappointed, because I know exactly the whorephobic era in which we live. I’m just tired. But, and I’m trying to agree with the optimism here, a lot of activists … Continue reading

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On Time & Companionship: A Dialogue

But, I just want to spend time to get to know you, for free. Why does that require money and screening? Besides, I thought “for time and companionship” was a euphemism for sex or smoke and mirrors? That’s what some of … Continue reading

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On Bigotry & Discounts

A colleague recently published a post that is full of bullshit. I won’t name her because I don’t feel like being that petty right now. My main pet peeve, before I even started working as an escort, is this belief that … Continue reading

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Study Hour

I do not, nor will I ever, offer in-person appointments* at an hour or less. My minimum started at 2 hours and has risen to 3 hours and may rise again in the future to 4 hours. Do not expect … Continue reading

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On childhoods, barns, & other etiquette stuff

The Australian-based advertising platform Scarlet Blue (which will be opening up in the US soon if they haven’t already!) has an excellent article on the importance of client etiquette. I’d like to think most prospective clients who also read my … Continue reading

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