Daily Beast – Op Ed on Nicholas Kristof
Oregon is home to a lot of adult-entertainment or XXX venues: drag and fully nude strip clubs, some lingerie modeling or “peep show” type venues, and a few sex clubs. People here in Portland like to brag (or complain) that our city hosts “the most strip clubs per capita” and, as a full-time stripper for the last decade, I can confirm that adult entertainment industry workers and our families comprise a major chunk of the statewide population and economy.
So when notoriously anti-porn and anti-sex work writer Nick Kristof announced his upcoming run for Oregon governor, a lot of my friends and industry peers recognized the red flags.
Read additional reporting and opinions in The Willamette Week by Tess Riski