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How Language Shapes Stigma: The Power of Positive Terminology in the Context of Sex Work

Let’s talk about how language can either create stigma or help remove it, particularly in the context of sex work. There are various terms used to describe sex workers, including prostitute, hooker, whore, escort, working lady or man, and sex worker. However, these words can evoke different images and ideas for different people. Unfortunately, some media outlets, movies, and even […]

Why It’s Time to Listen to Sex Workers: Understanding the Reality of the Industry and the Need for Decriminalization

In recent times, there has been a growing number of discussions about sex workers both online and offline. These discussions involve a range of people, including politicians, academics, feminists, anti-sex work groups, and individuals who are not sex workers themselves. Unfortunately, many of these individuals try to tell us that sex workers are victims who need to be rescued, that […]