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  • Body Politic

    Body Politic
    Melissa Gira Grant’s debut book “Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work” (Verso) isn’t merely a sobering dissection of how sex work and sex workers are policed and understood in contemporary America, where a woman’s sexual value can be conflated with her social worth; it’s a radically potent addition to the ongoing discussion of income inequality and how members of an underclass are demanding to be recognized as human beings. Gira Grant, a journalist and former sex worker, has applied her incisive mind to the intersections of sex work, gender, politics, public policy, and technology in the pages and pixels of The Nation, The Guardian, The New York Times, Dissent, and Jacobin, where she is a contributing editor. And with “Playing the Whore,” she unapologetically shows how the salacious preoccupation with the sex part of sex work prevents legitimate discussion about the socioeconomic conditions that produce it. “
  • More Mencken

    More Mencken
    As a student, Marion Elizabeth Rodgers was intending to write a master’s thesis on the poetry of T. S. Eliot, when she stumbled upon a box of letters between H. L. Mencken and his wife, Sara, at the Goucher* Library. That chance encounter led to her...

    Quick and Dirty

    Quick and Dirty
    Quick and Dirty I am a man who tends to ejaculate prematurely. Not all the time—but at least 50 percent of the time, I’m good for two to three minutes and then I REALLY have to be careful. I’ve learned to manage it and work around it...

    Up For Debate

    Up For Debate
    Students are gathered around a long table in a research lab-turned classroom at Coppin Academy on the campus of Coppin State University. The white board is covered with formal debate rules and timing, and off to the side is a page with ideas for arguments...

    Object Transference

    Object Transference
    I’m a 20-something genetic male. I thought for a while that I might be trans, but I ended up deciding that while I hate my masculine features and like girl clothes and want to be “cute,” I have no desire to be female and don’t want...