It's no secret that I am on a mission to heal shame. I feel deep in my bones that shame is the cause of so much that hurts and harms all of us. The irony for me is that if we could openly talk [ Read More ] about Loving ALL of You and Saying Goodbye to Shame
That's me pretending to talk on the phone in a hotel room. This was a staged photo for an interview in the New York Times. Jeff Goodell, who now writes for Rolling Stone, interviewed me for the Times [ Read More ] about Unpacking the Myths about Escorting and Other Sex Work
What a concept! Can you imagine asking sex workers what they think, feel and want? That rarely happens. Instead, "experts," who almost never ask sex workers about the reality of their work, [ Read More ] about Sex Trafficking from the Perspective of a Former Sex Worker?
My friend Dr. Phil Zimbardo says, we are experiencing a "demise of guys." In his TED Talk by the same name, he tells us that boys are 30% more likely to drop out of school than girls [ Read More ] about Parenting Boys and Understanding Men
. . . will feel empowered to speak openly about it. That's why I do. I want to model a world free of shame. I don't make any secret of the fact that I worked as a high-end escort from 1989 to 2004. [ Read More ] about I Hope More and More Women Who Are Keeping Their Past a Secret . . .
We all have secrets. But the older I get, the fewer secrets I have. I know that is counterintuitive. Most people accumulate more secrets over time. But I am working in reverse it seems. Since I [ Read More ] about I Am Trying to Walk My Talk but It Isn’t Easy!