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Sex Workers Demand Rights At Work

A march for sex worker rights in London, 2011.

Some of the stigma has come off of getting paid for sex, but not all.  Everyone knows who Stormy Daniels is, but not everyone reserves judgment on her work as an actor in adult films. 

There are some very basic questions for and about people who work in the field: what are their rights? 

That is the domain of the ESPLER Project (Erotic Service Provider Legal, Educational and Research).  Maxine Doogan of the project visits to talk about the issues that face sex workers. 


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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and marked his tenth anniversary as the full-time host of the Jefferson Exchange at the end of 2019. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for 35 years, working in both television and radio.
John Baxter's history at JPR reaches back three decades.  John was the JPR program director who was the architect of "the split" when JPR grew from a single program stream to three separate streams. We coaxed him out of retirement and he's now a co-producer of the Jefferson Exchange.