“Hookers for Hillary” doesn’t speak for all sex workers: “Presidential politics is not where we will find our liberation”

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"Hookers for Hillary" doesn't speak for all sex workers: "Presidential politics is not where we will find our liberation"EnlargeA still from the video “Hookers for Hillary!” showing the sex workers of the Bunny Ranch legal brothel in Carson City, Nevada. (Credit: YouTube/Dennis Hof)

Sex workers may not be the target audience of the Democratic presidential candidates, but they are playing a role in this election season and making their voices heard, both with splashy media campaigns and behind the scenes.

 The organization Hookers for Hillary launched its appropriately splashy red, white and blue website last year to campaign for Hillary Clinton on a four-point platform focused on “protecting health care reform, foreign policy experience, support for agencies that protect public’s health” and “prevention of a return to supply side economics.”

Now the group, organized by Dennis Hof, the owner of Nevada legal brothel the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Carson City, Nevada, is back in the news this week with a major profile in the Guardian exploring why…

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