SELECTED ENGAGED SCHOLARSHIP

Merry Jane, “The Problem With Sex Work is Work: Conner Habib and Dr. Heather Berg in Conversation.”

Jacobin, "Business as Usual"

Jacobin, "Quality Control"

RECENT MEDIA FEATURES

Podcasts  

“Porn Work is Work,” Against Everyone With Conner Habib

“Seizing the Means of (Porn) Production,” Nostalgia Trap

“Ill Repute,” Caliban and the Witch, The Story of Ys, and Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute

"Hound Tall With Moshe Kashner," Sex Workers of the World UNITE!

"Mission PodCast," Pornography and Social Justice With Dr. Heather Berg

 "Observations With Sovereign Syre," Heather Berg

Quoted Interviews

El País, “El Deseo Femenino Pide Paso en la Industria del Sexo”

Rolling Stone, “California Just Passed a Landmark Law Protecting Sex Workers’ Rights”

NBC Los Angeles, Porn Actresses Accuse Powerful Industry Agent of Fraud, Sex Abuse”

Penthouse, “The Working Girl Diaries: How Much Do Porn Stars Actually Make?” 

Marketplace, “Sex Workers Say Anti-Trafficking Law Fuels Inequality”

Buzz Feed, “Sex Robots Are Now a Thing”

Buzz Feed, "Porn Stars Are Now Making Content Just for You--For a Price"

The New York Times, "Who Gets to Be Sexy?"

The Daily Dot, “Should You be Worried About Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction?

Vice“Making Pole Dancing a Sport Is Offensive to Strippers”

Market Watch“‘Pretty Woman’ With a Twist: A ‘Sugar Baby’ Who Dates Older Men to Pay for College”

Vice“Who Gets to Identify as Femme?”

Girlboss“The Dos and Don’ts of Navigating Unpaid Internships”

 Broadly, “Rise and Grind: A Look at the Side Hustles of Porn Stars”

The Conversation, "Women in the Porn Industry Need Rights and Proper Pay, Not Token Gestures"

Yahoo, "Yes, Sex Workers Can Also Be Victims of Rape"