Caty Simon

Caty is the co-editor of Tits and Sass (, a long-running media site by and for sex workers. Her writing has appeared in The Forward, AlterNet, Vice, Refinery29, the Raw Story, make/shift magazine and HTMLGiant. She is a small-town activist with history working in drug users’ union, harm reduction, low-income rights and mad movement campaigns. Currently, she raises funds ( for a harm reduction task force run by injection-drug-using survival sex workers.

“They Want Us Dead”—Anti-Trafficking Laws Attack Drug-Using Sex Workers

I remember the day Backpage went down this year: April 6. I’d been working at a feverish pace, lining up…

September 25, 2018