Yo Twitter, Sex Workers Don't Need "Saving"Meanwhile on Twitter, sex workers were using the hashtag #NotYourRescueProject to protest those trying to "save" women from the sex trade. As a sex worker who chose the sex industry, I found it fascinating to read the tweets and see why other women chose sex work, and what they felt they had gained from it.
When Sex Work Gets Covered in the NewsSpeaking of sex workers, Melissa Gira Grant published a great wrap-up of the best writings about sex work in 2014. Lots of interesting posts. Too many to summarize. You will just need to top off your coffee and head over to read them yourself.
What We Learned About Sex in 2013Huffington Post published their "10 Things We Learned About Sex in 2013," like that sex cures headaches and women end up waiting slightly more than the doctor-recommended six weeks to have vaginal sex after childbirth and that hormones affect sexual desire. Thanks HuffPo, but wasn't this the wrap-up from 1973?
The Blot had a much more interesting yearly wrap-up and pointed out a few stories even I missed. My favorite was the guy in Texas who tried to make a "horseman baby" with his neighbor's horse. His words. Not mine.