Laurie Essig is a sociologist and teaches in the program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Middlebury College. Currently she is a Fulbright Fellow at the European University in St. Petersburg. Laurie is the author most recently of American Plastic: Boob Jobs, Credit Cards and our Quest for Perfection and is working on a book on capitalism and romance called Love, Inc. She writes for a variety of publications including Psychology Today, the Washington Post and the Chronicle of Higher Ed.
Ashley Madison had the honesty to say it is for married people to have affairs as opposed to encourage married and partnered people to pretend they're single. And for that their customers have had their personal information, including apparently credit card information, released?
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