Category Archives: Society

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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SESTA Vote is TOMORROW

According to what Lorelei Lee posted on Twitter, SESTA is being voted on tomorrow! Call, email your senators to ask that they vote NO. As Lorelei states in her Tweet, even though it is a strong possibility that SESTA will … Continue reading

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Quick Update to yesterday’s post

Here is the very quick way to find your state senators: Senators of the 115th Congress. On that site, you can choose your state in the dropbox so you don’t have to scroll to search for your senators. Their office … Continue reading

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On Ally Activism

In case you haven’t heard, the US House of Representatives just passed a particularly noxious piece of legislation called FOSTA last week. The Senate will vote on the bill next week. FOSTA stands for Allow States & Victims to Fight … Continue reading

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On Confused Boners

I have spoken about, at some length, the idiotic idea that sexual attraction to someone outside of the small and boring box of what is considered “beautiful” or “worthy of sexual attraction” should be automatically considered lesser. This was specifically … 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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Truth Will Out

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have heard about the Feds raiding the gay escort advertising site Rentboy. Despite previous similar raids on sites such as MyRedBook, and the adult services sections of Craigslist and Backpage, this one … Continue reading

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