"Antes nos defendíamos a golpes": trabajadoras sexuales ejercen periodismo en México

Jul
15

"Antes nos defendíamos a golpes": trabajadoras sexuales ejercen periodismo en México

Paloma Paz se coloca una peluca negra y tacones rosas antes de salir a una esquina de Ciudad de México a ejercer como trabajadora sexual. Frente al espejo habla con entusiasmo de su actividad paralela: el periodismo, que le permite "denunciar injusticias".

Comenzó a escribir notas durante la pandemia, al atestiguar cómo muchas de sus compañeras que vivían en hoteles fueron echadas a la calle. Se sumó así a una veintena de mujeres que alternan el trabajo sexual con periodismo.

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Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Jul
15

Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Paloma Paz puts on a wig and pink heels before heading onto Mexico City's streets for sex work -- a precarious profession that she combines with journalism to decry injustices.

She began writing articles after seeing fellow sex workers thrown onto the street when the hotels where they lived and worked closed due to the pandemic.

Journalism "is a way of shouting at society, at the authorities, about what's happening to us," the 28-year-old transgender woman said.

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Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Jul
15

Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Paloma Paz puts on a wig and pink heels before heading onto Mexico City's streets for sex work -- a precarious profession that she combines with journalism to decry injustices.

She began writing articles after seeing fellow sex workers thrown onto the street when the hotels where they lived and worked closed due to the pandemic.

Journalism "is a way of shouting at society, at the authorities, about what's happening to us," the 28-year-old transgender woman said.

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Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Jul
15

Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Paloma Paz puts on a wig and pink heels before heading onto Mexico City's streets for sex work -- a precarious profession that she combines with journalism to decry injustices.

She began writing articles after seeing fellow sex workers thrown onto the street when the hotels where they lived and worked closed due to the pandemic.

Journalism "is a way of shouting at society, at the authorities, about what's happening to us," the 28-year-old transgender woman said.

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Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Jul
15

Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Paloma Paz puts on a wig and pink heels before heading onto Mexico City's streets for sex work -- a precarious profession that she combines with journalism to decry injustices.

She began writing articles after seeing fellow sex workers thrown onto the street when the hotels where they lived and worked closed due to the pandemic.

Journalism "is a way of shouting at society, at the authorities, about what's happening to us," the 28-year-old transgender woman said.

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Sex workers who practice journalism in Mexico

Jul
15

Sex workers who practice journalism in Mexico

Paloma Paz puts on a black wig and pink heels before heading out to a street corner in Mexico City to work as a sex worker. In front of the mirror, she speaks enthusiastically about her parallel activity: journalism, which allows her to “denounce injustices.”

He began writing notes during the pandemic, witness how many of her companions who lived in hotels were thrown out on the street. Thus, she joined a score of women who alternate sex work with journalism.

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Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Jul
15

Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Paloma Paz puts on a wig and pink heels before heading onto Mexico City’s streets for sex work—a precarious profession that she combines with journalism to decry injustices.
THE PEN IS MIGHTIER. Paloma Paz, a transsexual sex worker, walks on a street in Mexico City. She and 10 other women write for a free monthly magazine called Noticalle published by the non-governmental organization Brigada Callejera (Street Brigade). AFP

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Sex workers who practice journalism in Mexico

Jul
15

Sex workers who practice journalism in Mexico

Paloma Paz dons a black wig and pink heels before heading out to a street corner in Mexico City to work as a sex worker. In front of the mirror, she speaks enthusiastically about her parallel activity: journalism, which allows her to “denounce injustices.”

He began writing notes during the pandemic, witness how many of her companions who lived in hotels were thrown out on the street. Thus, she joined a score of women who alternate sex work with journalism.

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Profissionais do sexo exercem jornalismo no México | GZH

Jul
15

Profissionais do sexo exercem jornalismo no México | GZH

Paloma Paz coloca uma peruca preta e saltos rosa antes de sair para uma esquina na Cidade do México para trabalhar como profissional do sexo. Em frente ao espelho, fala com entusiasmo sobre sua atividade paralela: o jornalismo, que lhe permite "denunciar injustiças".

Ela começou a escrever notas durante a pandemia da covid-19, testemunhando como muitas de suas colegas que moravam em hotéis foram jogadas na rua. Assim, juntou-se a um grupo de mulheres que alternam o trabalho sexual com o jornalismo.

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Community journalism: Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Jul
15

Community journalism: Mexican sex workers fight injustice with the pen

Paloma Paz puts on a wig and pink heels before heading onto Mexico City's streets for sex work -- a precarious profession that she combines with journalism to decry injustices.

She began writing articles after seeing fellow sex workers thrown onto the street when the hotels where they lived and worked closed due to the pandemic.

Journalism "is a way of shouting at society, at the authorities, about what's happening to us," the 28-year-old transgender woman said.

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