Take Note: Jessie Sage And James Tison On Fighting Stigma Against Sex Work And LGBTQ Community

Jan 6, 2020

Jessie Sage, left, and James Tison talk about the stigma their communities face.
Credit WPSU

Jessie Sage is a sex worker who writes and speaks publicly on issues related to sex work, feminism, and social justice. James Tison is a stand-up comedian in New York who uses humor to fight stigma against his LGBTQ identity and life with HIV.

Sage and Tison recently spoke at an event at Penn State called “Facts not Fear: A Night to Fight Stigma,” and talked with WPSU about fighting the sigma their communities face. 

This Take Note interview talks about sex work and might not be suitable for children to hear.