State of the Hustle captures the experiences, motivations, hopes, and demands of sex workers across the state of Missouri. In the face of hostile living and working conditions--COVID-19, legislation like FOSTA-SESTA, HIV criminalization, and local penal codes criminalizing sex work- sex working Missourians are pushing back. This report details the state of sex work in Missouri from the perspective of sex workers and sets the stage for meaningful reform.
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"Sex work is real work that has its challenges like any job and with those challenges workers needs support and resources that make their jobs safer."
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