Melissa Gira Grant
Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) is a writer and freelance journalist whose work has appeared in Glamour, the Guardian, The Nation, Wired, and the Atlantic. She is the author of Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work.

Dec. 11 2013 5:42 AMWhat the New York Times (and France) Got Wrong About ProstitutionThe idea that we should treat sex workers as “victims” and not “criminals” sounds right, but it falls short.
May 27 2009 4:59 PMThe Craigslist Sex PanicHow shutting down its "erotic services" section hurts prostitutes and cops.
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June 30 2015 5:26 PM Slate Voice: “Bitch, I’ll Tell You Why This Sentence Construction Is So Effective” Listen to Katy Waldman read about the perfect sentence construction—and what makes it it’s so powerful.