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Sex workers


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    • found: Work cat: 2013028376: Negotiating sex work, 2014:page xiii (Sex workers -- individuals who exchange sexual services for cash or other goods)
    • found: 2013023148: Chateauvert, Melinda. Sex workers unite, 2014:page 2 (Sex workers are laborers who earn money to perform sexual services or who provide erotic entertainment to clients individually or collectively. ... Carol Leigh - the Scarlot Harlot - coined the gender-neutral term 'sex work' in 1978 to describe the many diverse occupations of the sex industry. Sex workers are escorts, exotic dancers, porn stars, peep-show workers, professional dominants, rent boys, phone-sex operators, strippers, webcam performers, erotic priestesses, prostitutes and providers of a vast array of niche adult services.)
    • found: 2010281239: Sex work matters, 2010:page 1 ('Sex workers' is a broad category ... people employed in everything from erotic dancing to domination, from phone sex, to street prostitution)
    • found: Sex workers outreach project-USA, www site, Feb. 24, 2017:(Sex workers outreach project-USA; What is Sex Work? Sex work is any type of labor where the explicit goal is to produce a sexual or erotic response in the client. Sex work includes prostitution, but it also includes a bunch of other things like erotic dancing, pro-dom/pro-sub work, webcam work, sensual massage, adult film, phone sex, being a sugar baby, etc.)
    • found: Oxford English Dictionary, www site, Feb. 24, 2017:(n. a person who is paid or employed to provide sexual services, esp. one working in the pornography business or as a prostitute. Typically used (esp. when in preference to prostitute) to avoid or reduce negative connotations and to evoke affinity with conventional service industries.)
    • found: International union of sex workers, www site, Feb. 24, 2017:(International union of sex workers; The organization brings together people from all sectors -- people who sell sexual contact or BDSM services, people who work for or run agencies, websites or brothels, strippers, erotic dancers and glamour models, porn actors and film makers, phone sex workers and web cam models)
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