I Tell Men ‘No’ for a Living: What a Dominatrix Knows About #MeToo – Salon.com

In the wake of #MeToo, it is depressingly clear that a woman’s freedom to say “no” exists in the realm of fantasy. In our culture of normalized sexual violence, those fantasies — quite like the fantasy of female domination — seem futile. But still, we work and we hope. Like the journalists, actresses, lawyers, baristas and all other women who have had the courage to stand up and say, “me too,” sex workers are on the front lines of this fight.