Friday, 20 October 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG

SUPPORT MEDIA THAT DOESN'T SELL OUT

The stories you read here are published thanks to our readers -- not corporate sponsors or advertisers.

We need your help to continue this essential work. Will you support boldly independent journalism today?

Click here
to donate.

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.

Other articles by this author

2014.5.6.Ladydrawers.thumb

Ladydrawers: Out of the Factories Part Two

By Anne Elizabeth Moore, Ellen Lindner and Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

2014 0407ld cat

Ladydrawers: Thin Line Between Garment and Sex "Trades"

By Anne Elizabeth Moore, Ellen Lindner and Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

2013 1209bd cat

Betty Dodson's Feminist Sex Wars

By Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Interview

52512-8 thumb

Occupy Wall Street Librarians Strike Back

By Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Report

ACT UP Is at It Again

By Melissa Gira Grant, Waging Nonviolence | News Analysis

Komen Foundation: Selling Us for the Cure

By Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | News Analysis
GET DAILY TRUTHOUT UPDATES
Optional Member Code

FOLLOW togtorsstottofb


Featured Videos

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.

Other articles by this author

2014.5.6.Ladydrawers.thumb

Ladydrawers: Out of the Factories Part Two

By Anne Elizabeth Moore, Ellen Lindner and Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

2014 0407ld cat

Ladydrawers: Thin Line Between Garment and Sex "Trades"

By Anne Elizabeth Moore, Ellen Lindner and Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

2013 1209bd cat

Betty Dodson's Feminist Sex Wars

By Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Interview

52512-8 thumb

Occupy Wall Street Librarians Strike Back

By Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Report

ACT UP Is at It Again

By Melissa Gira Grant, Waging Nonviolence | News Analysis

Komen Foundation: Selling Us for the Cure

By Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | News Analysis