25 Ways You Can Legally Make Money with Your Body

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There has always been a contentious debate regarding why the government punishes prostitution as harshly as it does. To some, it does not make much sense that the law views using one’s body to make money via sex any differently than utilizing it in other similarly intimate acts for profit.

A commenter on Jezebel recently put together a BRILLIANT list of all the ways in which you legally profit off your body with no punishment, and it really brings home the point of what a double standard exists when it comes to punishing prostitution. We decided to give it a bit more attention.

Thus, check out the 25 ways you can legally make money via your body, and the one way in which you cannot, below.

Being an athlete

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Dancing

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Singing

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Modeling

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Stripping

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Being a caregiver

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Dating someone because they treat you to various gifts

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Being a personal escort or companion

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Being a dominatrix

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Giving massages

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Cutting people’s hair

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Selling your own hair

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Giving manicures and/or pedicures

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Being an esthetician and/or dermatologist

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Being a doctor, nurse, and/or surgeon

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Being an alternative practitioner

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Giving physical and/or occupational therapy

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Being a counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist and/or sex counselor

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Using your children for profit

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Donating blood and/or plasma

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Selling your own eggs

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Selling your own sperm

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Having another person’s baby

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Posing for a pornographic magazine or website

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Acting out sexual experiences for pornographic films

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But the only one that'll land you in jail is...

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