137 books — 89 voters
Sex work is an exchange of sexual services, performances, or products for material compensation, including direct and indirect sexual stimulation. It includes types of prostitution, exotic dancing, phone sex, and performing in adult films, as well as other potentially lesser-known forms of sex work. Sex work is often confused with human/sex trafficking. While they are similar, there are differences--the main one is that sex work is voluntary, while trafficking is not.
Sex Worker Memoirs
Best Books Involving Sexwork (Fiction and Nonfiction)
297 books — 182 voters
Staff picks: Feminist books for International Women’s Day
40 books — 41 voters
“ Feminists have accepted that choice is possible when it comes to a different, difficult subject: abortion. The feminist position (and I agree with it) is that women own their bodies and therefore each woman has the right to choose to get an abortion if she gets pregnant. This is called being "pro-choice". Feminists should be consistent on the subject of choice. If a woman has the right to choose to have an abortion, she should also have the right to choose to have sex for money. It's her body; i ...more ”
“ I saw a documentary about prostitution in Holland a few years ago, that said over there health insurance actually pays for monthly visits to a prostitute for the disabled, because they feel that sex is part of a healthy life, so unmarried disabled men have a right to have sex, even if it's with a paid prostitute. Pretty bizarre, huh? Can you imagine a US health insurance company picking up the bill for your romp in the hay with a hooker? ”
[close] a group for sex working folk who want to delve into self care, politics, history and all things sex industry! open to full service workers, Dom(mes), strippers, dancers, cam performers and other self identified sex workers!
1 member, last active 5 months ago
We all know working in the adult industry can sometimes feel lonely and leave us with questions…more
[close] We all know working in the adult industry can sometimes feel lonely and leave us with questions and the need for support. This book club is designed for individuls working in the sex industry (phone sex providers, cam girls, strippers, escorts, adult actors, etc.) to connect with other sex workers and discuss books and ideas related to the industry while also making connections! I'm aiming for 2 books a month - one related to our work or topics in sex and one off-topic book to give ourselves time for other interests and discussions outside of the daily grind!
9 members, last active one year ago
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