13 thoughts on “Mug Shots: Transgender “Johns””

  1. This is really important work, breaking down the idea that increasing criminal penalties on “johns” will help sex workers. These kinds of tactics are advocated by some who call themselves feminists, yet they clearly result in gendered policing and erasure of trans people.

  2. Correction: the table has a smaller error in the frequencies. For transgender individuals, the table should read 6 Hispanic (not 5) and 101 Black (not 102). This changes the percentages only slightly.

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