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Sex Worker

Not a ho!

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The first time I ever heard the expression “sex worker” it came out of the mouth of a Village Voice editor. She was assigned the job of cleaning up my wild submission and proposed using the term in my article. At the time, I thought it was a weak/tepid description I didn’t find congruous with my incendiary style. Regardless, it went in. Editors have that power.

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William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

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