Lessons From America’s First Female-Run Sex Club

The Establishment
Nov 12, 2015 · 6 min read

By July Westhale

Minna Everleigh (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

The historic Everleigh Club shows what decriminalized sex work can look like.

II t should come as no surprise that almost every early industry boom with a primarily male workforce in America had a sordid entanglement with sex work of some sort, dating back to the early gold rushes — the…