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