Quantcast

Posts by: Melissa Petro

20337_333596565756_1645374_n

The Other One Percent

By

I’m at NYU Dental waiting to get a cavity filled. I’m at NYU Dental because I’m poor, although if I were really poor — I am thinking — I wouldn’t be at a dentist at all. I happen to be reading Michelle Tea’s Without a Net, the first time I have ever read literature about the experience of growing up poor.

...more

21

Not Safe For Work

By

Today, I realize the truth — that it is not sex work that society fears is dangerous, but sex workers.

I recently had the experience at my job of being warned by a colleague that other coworkers have begun Googling me.

...more

32