12 curious intersections of racism and the escort industry

Alex Haley, American journalist and author of Roots, said, “Racism is … learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.” Within the escort industry, varying physical traits are prevalent. From skin color to hair texture, escorts look very different from one another. Usually, this diversity is seen as a good thing among both escorts and their clients. However, racism is an issue that escorts encounter during their careers, and its effects are significant in both traditional and unexpected ways. Continue reading