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This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Soliciting sex on the street is still illegal. The ruling left something to hate and something to love for almost everybody. Some are cheered that sex work is being legitimized and that women can take their safety into their own hands.
Others are frightened that buying a prostitute could become just like buying a burger. Those whose lives stand to change the most are the sex workers themselves.
These eight voices are a snapshot of vastly different experiences with a complicated, age-old industry. The interviews have been edited for clarity and condensed for space. Some names have been changed and details omitted to protect identities. Before that, she worked a hour week in IT while a nanny took care of her children.
Now she works out of an upscale downtown condominium with other women. Get up in the morning, send them off to school.
Work 9 to 5. Be home on the weekend and take a week off, do all the class trips. When I first got into it I did it because I thought: A couple hundred extra dollars for my family to pay the bills. Did I expect to stay? My relationship with my husband was more strained before I got into the business because we were both working long hours.