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Facebook Fail: “Killing your hooker so you don’t have to pay her”

Posted in Stuff to do, You Fucked Up! with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 9, 2010 by Chase

It has come to our attention that there is a rapidly growing facebook group called “Killing your hooker so you don’t have to pay her,” made up of over 16,000 individuals who I can only assume find the idea of dead sex workers hilarious.

Here at SiP we love sex workers, and we think this joke of a group is wrong, unfunny, and downright cheap. So we urge those of you with a facebook account (or hell, just create one) to report this group for being threatening and abusive- just go to the link above and you will find a tiny “Report Page” button on the lower left side.

Side fail: Quote from the group page: “Ever stab your hooker with a blunt object to add insult to injury”… stabbing with a blunt object? Come on…

Why she escorts, brought to you by Scarleteen

Posted in Activism, Politics and Sex with tags , , , , , , on November 24, 2009 by girlonpiano

“I’m a volunteer with the clinic. We have some protesters out front who will try to shout at you. They don’t know why you’re here, but they’re going to shout at you anyway. You don’t have to listen to them. I can just walk alongside and keep myself between them and you. I’m sorry you have to deal with this today.”

Their fear is why I escort. Their gratitude is why I keep coming back.”

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Miss HIV pageant

Posted in Activism, Medical, Politics and Sex, Sex Ed, Videos with tags , , , , , , , on August 10, 2009 by girlonpiano

“If you don’t accept yourself, who’s going to accept you?”