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LETTER TO PHIL SIMON ABOUT THE CUPCAKE GIRLS INTERVIEW

Dear Phil:  I recently saw your article on the Cupcake Girls in Las Vegas and I was just curious what type of "independent" research you did on the group before writing about them.  https://www.huffingtonpost.com/phil-simon/an-interview-with-joy-hoo_b_5465082.html When John Quinones came to interview me about www.sexworkersanonymous.net, he insisted on seeing my home, meeting my family, and getting to know me as a person and how I lived.  He then asked to talk to my daughter without me there (she was 15 years old and we were in a coffee shop - so I allowed it because she was in sight of me the whole time).  After checking me as a person out, he wanted to watch me at a "typical day" of SWA so he watched me do what I do with the group.  Then he asked me to "pick some names at random" that he could speak to as far as members of SWA to ask them what they thought about our program.  Which we provided him with this opportunity by three-waying the calls so he cou