Guest Columnist: Christina Parreira

Everyday the strength of my conviction on this issue grows. I can’t express enough how much I disagree with shaming people about sex. The sex industry is just another piece of the puzzle. It is time for us all to show pride in expressing our beauty and sexiness!!

The Honest Courtesan

Christina Parreira has done several different kinds of sex work, from stripping to camming to porn; she’s also an activist and is currently working on her PhD in sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  When she started working at a Nevada brothel I asked if she’d write about her impressions for me; since most of the sex workers who post frequently here dislike brothel work, I thought it important to present a different view.

As someone who has worked in different sectors of the sex industry for years, I have met and befriended many sex workers in various parts of the industry, both legal and illegal.  But until January, I had never worked in a brothel, and like many sex workers only knew the stereotypes.  Although some sex worker publications have written about the brothels, they are missing the one thing that should be essential to any article about the experiences…

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