Tag: Rae Story

Suzzan Blac on art, trauma, and child exploitation

Suzzan Blac began painting as a kind of therapy, to express the intense emotions and process the trauma she couldn’t communicate in words. Rae Story speaks with her about her work, the sex trade, and the normalization of child exploitation.

Whoreburbia: The digital gentrification of ‘sex work’

Back in 2014, I co-authored an academic paper published in a graduate journal that sought to discuss the delineation of women in prostitution into mythologized categories: social pariah, abject, and shamed victim…