Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant is a New York-based writer and journalist. Her work on sex, politics, and technology has appeared The NationWiredGlamourThe GuardianIn These Times, and The Washington Post, among other publications. She's the author of Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work (Verso, 2014).

How D.C. Finally Stopped Punishing Sex Workers for Carrying Condoms

Police in the nation's capital have an ugly history with the transgender and sex worker communities, but there are signs that's changing. 

How Sex Work Became Invisible in America

Law enforcement plays the determining role in where and when sex workers make a living in the United States.