Cult of Gracie

Valiant Gnostic Of Sexuality

August 12, 2014
by Gracie
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Christy Mack’s Assault Exposes Misogyny, Victim-Blaming, & Sex Worker Shaming

By now you’ve probably heard about the brutal attack on sex worker Christy Mack alleged to be the work of her ex-boyfriend, Jon Paul Koppenhaver aka War Machine. The model and adult porn star released a statement and graphic photos … Continue reading

June 19, 2014
by Gracie
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What (Many) Sex Workers Don’t Want To Talk About

There are things, personal things, many sex workers don’t want to talk about; including me. And that’s a pity. Because it holds the sex worker movement back. Most cultural shifts regarding unequal persons, such as the civil rights movement and … Continue reading

January 31, 2014
by Gracie
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Dear Gloria Steinem, What About Handjobs & Sword Swallowers?

I deeply respect Gloria Steinem. But I am terribly disappointed by remarks she’s made regarding sex work during her recent tour of India. This publicity tour promotes her latest book, The Essential Gloria Steinem Reader: As if Women Matter, which … Continue reading

January 15, 2014
by Gracie
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Why Do (Some) Feminists Struggle With The Notion Of Sex Work?

Certainly not all feminists embrace sex work, but the issue is very much one of feminism. Recently, I found this conversation at Tumblr which illustrates a classic feminist conversation about sex work. Because posts often go missing at Tumblr, I’m … Continue reading