Story: Sex work

Pros and cons of sex work: Anna Reed (1 o 2)

Anna Reed was the Canterbury regional coordinator for the New Zealand Prostitutes' Collective from the late 1980s until 2016. Reed, pictured here in the 1980s, talks about why she enjoyed sex work. While many sex workers do not experience pleasure with clients, Reed found it exciting to have sex with different men, and considered that sex work suited her well. She has worked on a number of research projects relating to the sex industry with public-health specialists at the Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago.

Sound file: Anna Reed, interview by Caren Wilton for oral history project Selling sex: the New Zealand sex industry, 2009. Alexander Turnbull Library, OHC-0976-02

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Jan Jordan, 'Sex work - Sex workers and clients', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/speech/29389/pros-and-cons-of-sex-work-anna-reed (accessed 21 April 2019)

Story by Jan Jordan, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 31 May 2018