Author Archives: Jenny Heineman

About Jenny Heineman

I am a researcher and student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The relationship between gender, sexuality, and commerce is fascinating to me, particularly in our increasingly hostile, anti-prostitution sociopolitical environment. I look forward to learning from everyone on this blog!

Human Trafficking: Why Discourse Matters

I am a self-identified sex worker rights activist. Cultural attitudes towards sex workers are fascinating to me, namely because I believe these attitudes are indicative of broader ideas about sexuality and gender. For example, when people say things like, “She … full story…

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Sex Sells…Why?

I certainly don’t need to tell people in the sex industry that sex sells. Everything from burgers to bronzer to actual sex is sold through erotic imagery and the promise of intimacy. There are some people who derogatively refer to … full story…

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