By TSDianaH column, Advice 11 Comments 24 Likes February 12, 2015
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Identifying the moment that I first became a sex worker is sort of like pinpointing the anniversary of a casual relationship that later became serious. Do I count the first time I opened up my apartment to sex work? Or the first time I actually took a fee and saw a client?

If we go from that last starting point, I began my career as a sex worker a little more than 13 months ago. Hereís what Iíve learned in my first year on the jobóand what you can learn from my mistakes.

1) Sex work means different things to different people.

Sex work is a variety of different business lines within an industry. Itís not necessarily just prostitution, and itís not necessarily illegal. I consider in-person sex work to include services like exotic dancing, erotic massage, escorting, brothel work, fetish companionship, and outdoor prostitution.

These differ from other forms of sex work, where the consumer does not meet the provider in person. Porn, exotic and erotic photography, phone sex, and live-sex webcams are a few examples of non-IRL sex work. Itís a mistake to consider all sex work to be the same, or to take one personís perspective of sex work as authoritative.

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JoyKitten Crown Prince
February 12, 2015 - 19:16

Wow! Great article. Very relevant. Thanks so much for sharing the snippet and the link to the full article. Please keep posting your 'finds' =)

TSDianaH Hero
February 12, 2015 - 22:43

Thanks JoyKitten!

Akashadeese Amateur
February 16, 2015 - 16:19

Great article

ShanaStorm Jedi
February 20, 2015 - 16:17

Really great article....being a cam model as well as doing some porn gigs, I hav played games with myself regarding being a sex worker.....which of course I am, even though part time! Smiley :O

moong0dd3ss Expert
February 22, 2015 - 6:46

Very nice read! Thank you!

busymantm Wizard
March 1, 2015 - 23:01

Interesting read. I could identify with a few points. Lately I've been surprised how I attached value my 'inventory' as it has worth to clients and real quantity limits. :-P

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March 24, 2015 - 16:45

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March 30, 2015 - 6:00

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April 17, 2015 - 0:25

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February 15, 2016 - 11:51

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