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"1,020 charged in national sex trafficking sting" blared the headline in the Chicago Sun Times earlier this month. The news story was essentially a rewrite of a press release issued by the Cook County Sheriff's office with a very similar headline trumpeting sex...read more
My critically acclaimed book, Getting Screwed: Sex Workers and the Law, is now available as an audio book at Audible Books. The nonfiction book, which weaves the true stories of sex workers together with extensive research to make a compelling argument for...read more
Alison Bass will talk about sex work and addiction at the West Virginia Addictions Training Institute June 12
I have been invited to give a keynote presentation on the link between sex work and addiction at the 28th Annual WV Addiction Training Institute, sponsored by the West Virginia University Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry. While many sex workers are not addicted to...read more