Migrant sex workers who are in the industry by choice say cops and border security conflate sex trafficking with sex work as a way to police migration in Canada.
"As I've grown to accept myself as a man, I'm also starting to accept my sexuality too."
Sex work is a cornerstone of society, and there are more ways to support people who do it than just tipping generously (though that's a great start).
Arnold Viersen's comments come less than two weeks after two sex workers were found dead on the same day in Quebec.
Often portrayed as hotbeds of human trafficking, workers, owners, and activists say these places can be a safe and reliable option for immigrants.
To her fans, Wuornos's story offers a powerful example of a survivor who defies the respectability politics of victimhood.
Sex workers met with lawmakers in Albany on Tuesday to push for legislation that could pave the way to the full decriminalization of sex work.
As it turns out, it's still "unverified."
Among them, the “Rock Doc” allegedly prescribed hundreds of thousands of opioids and benzodiazepines, sometimes in exchange for sexual favors.
Talking intimacy, secrecy and the tricks of the trade with the women whose voices have soundtracked thousands of orgasms.
Police in London, Ontario say publicizing names of people charged with buying sexual services will curb demand and help prevent sex trafficking.
Emotional labour has always been a part of sex work, but as chemsex remains prevalent some escorts are now offering a more specialised service to help ween clients off "H&H fun".