USF professor Jill McCracken gives TED talk about sex worker rights, a first for the Tampa Bay Area

SWOP Tampa is so proud to have Jill as one of our allies and core members. Listen to her talk to understand the recent origins of the term “sex worker” and what it means for all sex workers (on both the legal and illegal sides of the massive local and international industry) to have basic human rights.


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Dr. Jill McCracken is an Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing Studies at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in rhetoric; writing studies; gender & sexuality studies, and feminist theory. Her research interests include the rhetoric of marginalized communities, in particular sex work & sex trafficking; violence against girls and women; sexuality education; and ethnography & participatory research methods.



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