Erika Lust: #MeToo left sex workers behind

For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. There’s no questioning that sex workers face judgement and stigma, as well as blatant, systematic discrimination. In media, they’re punished for their nonconforming sexuality by being victimized, criminalized, or slut-shamed. And despite the arrival of a new era of feminist activism, it seems that yet again, feminism has left the rights of sex workers behind.“To be honest I feel like not much has changed in the adult industry since the…

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