The reaction to a new film about sex workers tells us more about liberal reviewers than the workers themselves.
Charlotte Shane is a writer and prostitute. She has contributed to the New Inquiry, Salon, and Bookforum, and others.
Jacobin is a leading voice of the American left, offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture. The print magazine is released quarterly and reaches over 10,000 subscribers, in addition to a web audience of 600,000 a month.