A growing number of young people are selling their bodies online to pay student loans, make the rent, or afford designer labels. Is it just an unorthodox way to make ends meet or a new kind of exploitation? Nancy Jo Sales investigates.
The Girlfriend Experience is an American anthology drama series created, written, and directed by Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz. The first season stars Riley Keough as Christine Reade, a law student intern who also works as a high-end escort. Executive produced by Steven Soderbergh, it is based on the 2009 film of the same name.
Recently, Starz launched a new TV series entitled The Girlfriend Experience, centered on the double life of a law student who moonlights as a high-end escort. It got me thinking. How much was this show reflecting the real life "girlfriend experience" that sex workers sometimes have to perform?