And I have mixed feelings about it. The Exotic Erotic Ball still leaves a significant legacy. I think sex workers have a lot to gain from being legally recognized as workers. And that was very much based on race. Do you think abolishing sex work would be conducive for sex workers at all?
These Exotic Erotic Balls in other cities were not well attended, lost fantastic amounts of money, and created the financial fiascoes from which the ball would never eventually recover.
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The strippers felt that. And most of the people at the time were in college, so there was that bond too. People trying to market themselves away from particular business entities that can exploit them. Recently, hundreds of people protested in Oakland against a new federal law that places new regulations on sex work. Dismiss this message or find out more. And I think it can be a tool that some sex workers of color are using to promote themselves, and try and cut out the middle person, if you will, and get the profit.