I’m a Celibate Sex Worker

Sex work has given me personal agency. Romantic love and dating have often taken it away.

Antonia Crane
Jul 5, 2018 · 9 min read
Photo by Romy Suskin

I have an every-Tuesday man who brings me gifts in the strip club where I still dance topless. Never jewelry or Gucci bags — things most strippers want so we can flip them for cash to pay rent and bills — but paintings with heavy frames and, on a different week, a large…