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Sydney Leathers

Sydney Leathers (@sydneyelainexo) is a digital media manager and freelance writer covering the intersection of sex work and politics whose work has appeared in Penthouse and The Washington Post. At the 2019 Third Coast Conference, Sydney will be featured in a Breakout Session about reporting on porn.


Sex Sells

Sex sells, sure, but who gets to cash in on it? How can journalists honestly and accurately cover sex workers without sensationalizing or further stigmatizing their work? And can the answers provide meaningful & challenging insights for audio producers specifically who make stories about communities they are not a part of?