NYT: “The Double Lives of High-Priced Call Girls”

The New York Times actually did pull off a very good article during Spitzergate. While one should not ignore that sex workers inhabit a wide range of social classes, I’d say based on sex workers I’ve met, the article describes the lives of indoor prostitutes pretty accurately (avoiding both the jetset demimonde and the Farley-esque degraded whore caricatures), even if it does go off into the headline-grabbing “high-priced call girl” shtick.

Check it out

3 Responses

  1. I think they definitely are talking about a certain class of sex worker. That’s not necessarily bad; they did identify the article as being about a certain class of sex worker (though it isn’t so much the highest of high-priced escorts the title implies…upper middle maybe? I don’t know.).

  2. […] work for Ava Xi’an. Ironically, the original article did get props both here at SitPS and at Bound, Not Gagged, for being more fair and accurate about the lives of middle-class sex workers. Faith […]

  3. […] work for Ava Xi’an. Ironically, the original article did get props both here at SitPS and at Bound, Not Gagged, for being more fair and accurate about the lives of middle-class sex workers. Faith […]

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