Category Feminism

on whorearchy and hierarchy: being a student sex worker

Whorearchy is the idea that the closer a sex worker is to direct contact with clients and cops, the more of a true whore they really are. Maggie McNeill and the Misandry Mermaid have discussed the negative effects that the divisive nature of the whorearchy has on social justice movements for sex workers. The argument goes like this: Outsiders to the […]

I pole dance, but I’m not *that* kind of pole dancer… (and other whorephobias)

“It’s a dance pole not a stripper pole.” “It’s a sport!” “It’s called pole fitness.” “No, no, no. It’s not like what you think at all.” I use to say this sort of thing a lot when I first started pole dancing. Then I started creating porn in a variety of ways, and I started to re-think […]