In Playing the Whore, sex workers' demands, too long relegated to the margins, take center stage: sex work is work, and sex workers' rights are human rights.
"As two friends writing this book together, we strive to make the demands of our movement visible" - an excerpt from the Introduction to Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers' Rights.
Juno Mac and Molly Smith's groundbreaking book is out now and 40% off until November 11.
Sociologist Siobhan Brooks discusses the New York City Strippers' Strike, her experience organizing the Lusty Lady, and racism in sex work.
Sophie Lewis on bodies, work and the misguided school of feminist abolitionism.
“Black women will save us!” has become a kind of liberal refrain following the presidential election (where 94% of Black women voters supported Clinton) and the emergence of Maxine Waters and Kamala Harris as congressional gadflies.
Those alarmed by the bigotry-driven abortion policy, on both sides of the Irish border, should similarly be concerned by policies on prostitution that undermine sex workers’ safety.
Juno Mac responds to the recent police raids in Soho and Chinatown targeting migrant sex workers.