Prostitutes Are The New TherapistsJessica G.3/28/08 12:00pmFiled to: sexual healingDiane SawyerFreakonomicsMelissa Gira Grantpucker upTopProstitutiontristan taormino2112EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkHookers are everywhere these days: on the cover of the cover of the Post, in a special Diane Sawyer boasts, you find prostitutes here and there, you can find prostitutes anywhere! But seriously, folks, the nerds over at the New York Times' Freakonomics blog have an interview with two sex workers, Mindy and Dorothy, who answer readers' burning questions about what it's really like to be a prostitute. High or low end, they're all in cahoots with the coppers and they think legalization is ultimately bad for prostitutes because "they will just get exploited. They'll get paid a lot less and be forced to do a lot more." But the most interesting part is that both Mindy and Dorothy think "much of prostitution work is about therapy."ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.