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Not all sex workers love Occupy: the creepy dynamic of pretending to speak for “the 99%”

Article by Furry Girl responding to the connections being drawn between sex worker activism and the Occupy movement:

In the last month, there has been more and more talk from some sex workers about how awesome the Occupy movement is, including some of my ho activist friends on Twitter who are part of different Occupy encampments.  SWOP-NYC has a pro-Occupy postJessie of SWOP LA throws in her supportTrisha wrote about the issues of SlutWalk and Occupy, andMelissa Gira Grant wrote a strangely pearl-clutching piece about how sad it is some people -gasp- do sex work to pay for college.

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