Press Appearances

“Controversial ‘Hacking4Humanity’ event targets trafficking,” The Pitt News

Published: March 21, 2019

Jessie Sage, a community organizer at SWOP Pittsburgh, said the bill asks students to create solutions to problems they don’t fully understand.

“These tools are not being sold to social service agencies,” Sage said. “They’re being sold to the police. Surveillance and criminalization of the sex trade don’t help anyone.”

“Controversial ‘Hacking4Humanity’ event targets trafficking,” The Pitt News

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“Inside the hidden world of online dominatrixes,” News.com.au

June 8, 2019

“Jessie Sage is a phone sex operator and a sex columnist for the Pittsburgh City Paper. Although she doesn’t advertise herself as a dominatrix, many of her phone sex clients call her looking to indulge their fetishes — including being dominated financially.”

“Phone sex, dissecting fetishes, a pregnancy babble,” The SexWorkBB Podcast

May 1, 2019

It was so fun to talk to Kyra Kane from The SexWorkBB Podcast about everything from pregnancy to phone sex to balancing work and life.

“Sex Workers Aren’t Happy With the New Netflix Show About Dominatrixes,” Rolling Stone

April 29, 2019

I was interviewed in Rolling Stone, talking about the impact of shaddowbanning on the sex work community, and why Twitter giving a verified account to a fictional sex worker seems like a slap in the face to our community.