Skip to comments.Redefining Sex Work
Posted on 10/19/2012 8:30:43 AM PDT by AmericanSamurai
The East Bay is home to a new and growing group of sex workers who are educated, empowered, and open about what they do for a living. But Prop 35 would force them back underground.
Jolene Parton is a ho. She's also a Berkeley native, a comic-book fanatic, a Dolly Parton aficionado (hence the name, which is fake), an NPR listener, and a big fan of Vietnamese food. She wears big round glasses rimmed in translucent pink plastic, and, in her ears, jade-green plugs. She's redheaded and rosy-skinned and pretty in the kind of way that would be at home in a J. Crew catalog, but for the pierced septum and stylishly half-shaved head and aforementioned plugs; as is, she's probably more like American Apparel material. And she's been working in the sex industry, broadly defined, for about four years, first doing odd jobs at what she describes as the "entry-level" end of the sex-work spectrum foot fetish stuff, artsy nude photography, one night during which she "cuddled with a guy in his apartment for money" and then in porn and at various peepshows and strip clubs; a bit over a year ago, she started escorting. And when she says she loves her job which she does, often and unbidden she does so with the kind of steady-eyed enthusiasm that's hard to fake.
"It's been great, honestly," she told me a couple weeks ago at an Oakland Chinatown lunch spot, steam rising from the vermicelli bowl in front of her and fogging her lenses.
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These ho’s are making a lot of tax free money! Where’s the IRS to audit them?
What kind of audit did you have in mind? Their books?
She's doing her research to have something to talk about with her Dem clients. They can discuss America's inherently racist society or Nina Totenberg's views on the Supreme Court's sexism while they are going at it.
Jolene Parton is a ho. She’s also a Berkeley native, a comic-book fanatic, a Dolly Parton aficionado (hence the name, which is fake), an NPR listener, and a big fan of Vietnamese food. She wears big round glasses rimmed in translucent pink plastic, and, in her ears, jade-green plugs. She’s redheaded and rosy-skinned and pretty in the kind of way that would be at home in a J. Crew catalog, but for the pierced septum and stylishly half-shaved head and aforementioned plugs; as is, she’s probably more like American Apparel material.
This thread IS PERFECTLY FINE without pics.
Er, she escorts the guys where exactly (besides the nearest bed)?
They aren’t paying any taxes, imagine how much these whores can save if they do save their money. Although if they continue whoring into old age, not a pretty sight.
I remind all of you that the most self-consciously Christian society in the history of the world — the Christianized Roman Empire after Theodosius outlawed paganism — had no laws against prostitution. The penances for fornication applied by the Church back in those days were quite stern, but it was not seen as a matter for the civil arm to enforce sanctions against.
Leftist NLP tactics - throw X technique at Y subject to impose Z emotional re-programming.
And then demand public imitation - or you're voted off the island.
Liberals: You don't know them. You only think you do.
My goodness, I doubt she has a pretty face like Julianne Hough.
Either she’s spent a good part of her earnings on her hair, which seems improbable, or that gorgeous color and curl is natural.
My son noticed a crockpot on the table in the corner. How practical! But where’s the cat?
typical leftists - sex has nothing to do with romance, or trust, or love
Its all WORK.
They spoil everything!
She’s smitten with her job because she’s young and the money is so good that she doesn’t recognize enough yet the degredation of her human dignity by the client and thus herself.
But she will. That’s when the drugs come in. And they have too, because the money’s too good. Thanks John for helping her out, mutually of course.
Just as every thoughtful gun owner knows that gun control laws won’t stop criminals from getting guns, it must be recognized that laws against prostitution will not stop the sex trade.
I have no strong feeling about this issue but it’s hard to defend laws that make it illegal to sell something that is legal to give away.
How did I get in this handbasket, and why is it so hot?
Very true, she’s probably one of those pagan/wiccan liberals or even atheist.
Sex is a gift from God between a man and woman, there’s no such thing as sex workers. There are whores however.
You see the reflection upper left, right?
No...just their binders.
Somebody famous once observed that whores aren’t paid for the sex; they’re paid to go away afterward.
Yeah. I can’t imagine what guy in the right mind would pay good money for that.
I’ll support the IRS auditing these hos just as soon as the IRS audits every other woman in the US for the free dinners, drinks, and gifts they extort from men in exchange for sex.
Operative term “right mind”.
Also, what person in their right mind would dress or behave as a member of the opposite sex?
[Yes lurkers, that IS a man in the one image posted above. No, not the Carrot Top image. I said man, not mutant.]
Methinks the crock pot is a field expedient autoclave...
So if she gets an STD who is supposed to pay for it, oh I forgot we will all be expected to “pitch in” and be responsible for HER LIFESTYLE CHOICE of being a complete SLUT...
In some ways if “Whorin” were legal it would be better because her “empoyer/pimp” would be able to pay for herhealth insurance (premiums would need to be high) or she would have to buy her own and she couldn;t skirt taxes as easily so even if we did have to help pay for her skanky behavior, at least she would be contributing to that pool as well. at the very least...
I think whorrin should be legal, but we should be able to express our 1st amendment rights and chastise publicly any one who is a whore or partakes in whoes.
I’m going to have to write a complaint to Mz. Cushing that she made us think this was a woman and not a tranny.
“SHE LOOKA LIKA MAN”!! lol
Honestly, I’m surprise no college is offering a degree in whoring yet. I mean, aside from Journalism and Political Science, of course.
Those weird ear plugs are the nastiest uglist things I have ever seen.
What's the real difference between an escort, and having a girlfriend who perpetually needs help paying her bills?
Yeah, maybe Harvard or Yale can be where they start to offer one. Or some other liberal sh*thole Ivy league campus.
Lol - good suggestion!
Miss Swan returns!
Ho’ing, the profession one gets when one gets so many tats and peircings that they can’t or won’t find an honest job.
Oh, Good Lord. I’ll bet she has tats where I’ll never look, I couldn’t stand the smell.
You can send the escort away for a year or two, then call her back and all is good
[ Just as every thoughtful gun owner knows that gun control laws wont stop criminals from getting guns, it must be recognized that laws against prostitution will not stop the sex trade. I have no strong feeling about this issue but its hard to defend laws that make it illegal to sell something that is legal to give away.
What’s the real difference between an escort, and having a girlfriend who perpetually needs help paying her bills? ]
Whorin’ should be legal not because we want whorin’ but because by outlawing whorin’ we are infringeing on individual rights to make dumb ass decisions. The whores need to know that we expect them to take full responsibility for whatever happens to them in their chosen profession and not to expect any social acceptance of their trade.
A whore who's a liberal? What's next? A sunny day that's warm? Ice that's cold? Bears that sh*t in the woods? This is breathtaking. I'm waiting for the interview in 20 years... the one where she's still in the 'oh wow it was so liberating'...
Some women are just of low character.