Alexandra Kimball is a writer living in Toronto. Her work has appeared in The Walrus , My favourite examples of sex worker advertising are from Pompeii, which was destroyed by a volcano in 79 AD and then recovered over a series of digs in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Pompeii was a tourist town, its economy fed by the actors and soldiers who charged in on their flush days, looking for wine and gambling and well-priced sex.
One early excavator estimated that there was one brothel for every people in the city. In this ancient Vegas, sex was marketed unapologetically, with a directness that would shame the most mercenary of modern advertisers.
Pornographic paintings in the public baths may have also been linked to sex workers, indicating that they were available in rooms on the upper floors.
The sex work ads of Pompeii were ingenious, but what makes them relevant now is the way they provoked and confused excavators many centuries after the fact. These were men of their time, and their aesthetic interest in the ancient world was throttled by Christian prudery.
Among the fine artifacts of white-marbled antiquity—perfectly engineered aqueducts and Doric colonnades—were baldly erotic frescos; lewd graffiti; and penises everywhere, strung from wind chimes, arcing out of walls, clustered on the paving stones like mushrooms. Administrators resolved this by dividing up their finds, displaying the glorious colonnades while bricking up the frescos and dick pottery from public view.
As if the former could exist without the latter; were not financed by it completely. The bill would criminalize the buyers of sex as well as people who work with sex workers known as third parties , in place of the workers themselves. The most recent amendments to Bill C36 removed a provision that would prosecute sellers—sex workers—for advertising their own services when these ads could be seen by people under the age of Third-party advertisers remain liable.
They could use a variety of third-party advertisers that link back to their personal websites, they could advertise via social media such as Twitter and Facebook, and they could also advertise in newspapers.
And there will be consequences that stretch beyond the adult industry, into licit spheres that are propped up, whether we realize it or not, by the invisible economy of sex work. Take The Grid , an acclaimed Toronto alt-weekly owned by Star Media Group, which folded due to revenue shortage this June after only two years on newsstands. And so, for its run, The Grid engaged in a very incongruous bit of editorial NIMBY -ism, publishing all manner of stories in support of sex workers full disclosure: I wrote one of them while refusing to run their ads.
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