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Loneliness, Boredom, and Isolation Are Choices

One of the most consistent complaints I see all the time throughout the sex industry is that people feel like they don’t have enough time, money, or energy for outside interests. It’s one of those paradoxes about the job—even though often the hours are flexible, and there can be good money in it, why does it seem like there’s never anything …

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My year away from porn & sex work: A summary

Where did Aeryn go? Back from my Sex Work & Porn Hiatus.

 

I’m back. Hello! I won’t be filming full time but I will start updating the site more again. I have 3+ years worth of unedited footage that I was too mentally unwell to be able to edit and enjoy, but I’m feeling ready to jump into the …

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Prostitute, Whore, Hooker, Ho: Sex Work Terminology

Why is the term used for sex work important? Is it just semantics, and if so, why care? Is the term Sex Work political correctness, or trying to put a legitimate looking label on abuse and pimping? When it comes to sex work, the most important people to ask about it are sex workers. When it comes to our work, ourselves, the …

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Sex Work in Pop Culture TV – Vixen Hour Podcast

On this episode of The Vixen Hour radio, Christian Vega & I discuss the portrayal of sex work in science fiction and fantasy.  The focus on the TV shows Firefly, Deadwood and Game of Thrones.

As a lover of television series and fantasy, enjoying shows which represent sex workers can be often really difficult. We …

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Sex Work, OnLine Activism and Self Care (from SWOP Resources:)

I know I’m not the only sex worker right now suffering massive burn out over the NSW Government wanting to change decriminalization laws, and Amnesty making the awesome choice to put it’s opinions on decriminalization and sex work into official policy.

With public policy locally and internationally changing around us, effecting our lives and livelihoods, the risk of getting burn …

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Porn Is Not Sex: Response from a Porn Sex Worker

When it comes to sex workers & porn, do you know who knows the most about them and their work? They do. In response to a post I was emailed from a SWERF on tumblr I’ve written up a few rebuttals to commonly brought up fallacies / thoughts / stupidity re sex work & porn. If you have questions, concerns, problems etc …

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Sex Work: Coming Out (Or Not) – Vixen Hour Podcast.

This epsiode of the Vixen Hour (the only radio program streaming live online and on radio produced entirely by sex workers!) is all about coming out as a sex worker or making the choice not to.  Chatting with the it’s host Christian Vega, We will here from three sex workers- one that has chosen to keep her job a secret, one that …

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