Society & Culture
Episode 22 - Sex Work
In this episode of Uncomfortable, we chat to Heidi who has been a sex worker for 10 years. Heidi shares details of her life as a sex worker and sugar baby and explains how she has found empowerment, boundary setting and financial independence through the many lessons sex working has provided.
Heidi is a 30 year old queer woman and has been a sex worker on/off for the last 10 years. Originally she was drawn to the double life that sex work provided, and found it a useful tool to quit the 9-5 work she had a hard time committing to. Now she uses it as a way to support herself while she grows her photography business. Heidi is lucky to have found empowerment, boundary setting and financial independence through the many lessons sex working has provided. She is currently writing a chapbook of her experiences.
Read more about the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA): https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1693
Read more about the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA): https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1865
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