Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant is a writer who tells true stories about the value of sex. She has contributed to The Nation, Wired, the Guardian, Jacobin, Reason, Glamour, Slate, Jezebel, Rhizome, AlterNet, Truthout and $pread, among others. Her first book, Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work, is out now from Verso. Find out more at

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Ladydrawers: Thin Line Between Garment and Sex "Trades"

By Anne Elizabeth Moore, Ellen Lindner and Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

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Betty Dodson's Feminist Sex Wars

By Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Interview

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Occupy Wall Street Librarians Strike Back

By Melissa Gira Grant, Truthout | Report

ACT UP Is at It Again

By Melissa Gira Grant, Waging Nonviolence | News Analysis