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On Huffington Post: Everything You Think You Know About Cambodian Sex Workers Is Wrong

I’m always on the lookout for people who have interesting things to say about the strange things that happen in the exchange of sex for money.  Heidi Hoefinger, author of the new book, Sex, Love and Money in Cambodia: Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships, is one of those people.  Here are some of the fascinating […]

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Publisher’s Weekly Review of Chicken: Self-Portrait of a Young Man for Rent, Ten Year Anniversary Edition

Chicken: Self-Portrait of a Young Man for Rent, Ten Year Anniversary Edition “Ten years ago, this debut memoir from Sterry burst upon the literary scene with an energy and inventiveness that captured his little-known subject matter—teenage life in Los Angeles as a rent boy working for a benevolent pimp named Sunny whose “rich, generous, horny friends,” […]

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Dear John Letters: An Anthology of Stories from Hookers, Customers, and Assorted Sex Workers

Somehow, at this point in our culture, it’s easier to say “I’m a prostitute,” than “I’m a John.”

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Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys Gets Big Love

Purchase the Book Paperback : Amazon.com | Barnes & Nobles | Indiebound | Softskull | Powells Ebook : Kindle | Nook | iBookStore | Kobo Signed Book : Contact me Discuss the Book Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys featured on the cover of the Sunday New York Times Book Review.  Written by Toni Bentley. […]

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How Hos, Hookers, Call Girls & Rent Boys Ended Up in Bed with TV’s Friends Co-Creator

This story starts when I was 17, alone in Hollywood with $27 in the pocket of my nuthugging elephantbells.  I had just arrived to begin my collegiate career at Immaculate Heart College, where I planned to study existential under a bunch of radical nuns.  That night, while admiring Marilyn Monroe’s handprints in front of Grauman’s […]

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How I Became a Whore @ Sex Worker Literati

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Ontario Superior Court judge strikes down prostitution law

Amending prostitution law puts kids at risk, court told In prostitution case, Crown’s witnesses characterized as liars and alarmists Court challenge takes on sex work prohibitions In a landmark decision striking down the core of the controversial law, Ontario Superior Court Judge Susan Himel said that the law forces women to operate their business furtively […]

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Hookers, Writers & Other Strangers: Red Orbit Article on David Henry Sterry


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Ho’s Hookers, Call Girls & Rent Boys: Professionals Writing on Life, Love, Money & Sex

HO’S, HOOKERS, CALL GIRLS & RENT BOYS: PROFESSIONALS WRITING ON LIFE, LOVE, MONEY & SEX AVAILABLE ONLINE & AT YOUR LOCAL BOOKSTORE The miracle is manifest.  The anthology has hit the streets.  Half a decade in the making, this love’s labor, the product of so much blood, sweat, tears and other assorted body fluids, has […]

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The War on Whores: The European Conference 2005: Sex Work, Human Rights, Labor & Migration

You may not know it, but there’s a world-wide war on whores.  And George W. Bush is leading the forces, just like he is in Iraq, where the death toll mounts daily.  All over the world, he has tied United States financial support to his agenda of making prostitution a crime, with willing sex workers […]

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