Lauren Levitt (any pronouns) holds a Ph.D. in Communication and a Graduate Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies from the University of Southern California. She is currently a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Riverside. Her book project, Everyday Alternatives to Capitalism: Sex Workers’ Networks of Care, examines the non-capitalist economics practices and non-biological kinship structures of sex workers and sex worker organizers in New York and Los Angeles. Lauren is on the advisory board of the Sex Workers Outreach Project—Los Angeles (SWOPLA), and she regularly speaks as a sex workers’ rights advocate at public and academic events and in the media.