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Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant is a writer who tells true stories about the value of sex. She has contributed to The Nation, Wired, the Guardian, Jacobin, Reason, Glamour, Slate, Jezebel, Rhizome, AlterNet, Truthout and $pread, among others. Her first book, Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work, is out now from Verso. Find out more at melissagiragrant.com.

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Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant is a writer who tells true stories about the value of sex. She has contributed to The Nation, Wired, the Guardian, Jacobin, Reason, Glamour, Slate, Jezebel, Rhizome, AlterNet, Truthout and $pread, among others. Her first book, Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work, is out now from Verso. Find out more at melissagiragrant.com.

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