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A taboo subject: sex workers from the same family

A taboo subject: sex workers from the same family

1978 movie Pretty Baby publicity still*  As Christmas is for family get-togethers, I occasionally ponder at this time of year, the place of sex workers within, or their relationships with, their families.  Lately I have been talking with a few sex workers who have other family members also in the industry. Even though there areContinue Reading

Writing

Writing

Everyday I write the book by Elvis Costello I once met a music industry dude who I enjoyed discussing the art of playlists with.  I boldly asked him to compile a mix tape for me off the top of his head based on what he knew of me.  Second on his playlist was one ofContinue Reading

Protected: Selling sex

Protected: Selling sex

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Protected: High-class tarts versus low-down whores

Protected: High-class tarts versus low-down whores

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Protected: Valentine’s day topic: Sex workers and the L word

Protected: Valentine’s day topic: Sex workers and the L word

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Places I have worked – how did I get into sex work?

Places I have worked – how did I get into sex work?

Wellington Harbour, where I entered into the sex industry as a ship girl Most people who get into sex work get into it initially for one reason and one reason only – they need money fast.  Sometimes lingering under or just above the surface though, is an interest in or fascination with the sex industryContinue Reading

Protected: RIP Lou Reed and thank you for my personal sex work anthem

Protected: RIP Lou Reed and thank you for my personal sex work anthem

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