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Sasha Grey's Advice in Equal Pay PSA: 'Become a Porn Actress' (NSFW) Sensationalistic ad is a garbled mess

Equal Pay Day, an organization dedicated to closing Belgium's 22 percent gender pay gap, just released this ad in which former porn star Sasha Grey makes sad faces against a backdrop of people nailing each other, and talks about porn being the only industry in which women consistently out-earn men. Equal Pay Day is also urging activist women to get temporary tramp stamps that say, "Close the wage gap, become a porn actress." Not sure how I feel about that, but this campaign has bigger problems—its slut-shaming tactics are regressive as hell, for one thing, plus it misrepresents Grey's actual feelings about her adult film career. What's left is a garbled, sensationalistic mess that uses porn to attract an audience that it simultaneously expects to be disgusted by porn. They should have just stuck with the sexy grannies from last year.

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