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.

Doublex
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.
Webhead
May 27 2009 4:59 PMThe Craigslist Sex PanicHow shutting down its "erotic services" section hurts prostitutes and cops.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.