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27th Aug '16 5:58:10 PM redandready45
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** Classi, who is far more [[GoodIsNotSoft aggressive than the usual]] portrayal. He initially became [[{{Jerkass}} Nathan's]] girlfriend, but turns on the little snot after he slaps her and [[CurbstompBattle wails on him]], and helps Jimmy take down [[spoiler: the Ads]].

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** Classi, who is far more noble, [[GoodIsNotSoft but far more aggressive than the usual]] portrayal. He usual portrayal]]. She initially became [[{{Jerkass}} Nathan's]] girlfriend, but turns on the little snot after he slaps her and [[CurbstompBattle wails on him]], and helps Jimmy take down [[spoiler: the Ads]].
19th Aug '16 5:31:33 AM longWriter
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* Lula from the Literature/StephaniePlum novels… sort of. When she first meets Stephanie, she is, indeed, a ho'; after she's maimed lightly and tied up on Stephanie's fire escape, she opts to leave the sexing life to become a bounty hunter herself. She routinely brings up "back when I was a ho'" as it relates to the current situation. She has kind of a stereotypical "sassy black woman" attitude about her that would conflict less with the trope if she were smarter in general. She's incredibly gung-ho about the ''idea'' of being a bounty hunter, but, as a consequence of aforementioned not-that-brightness, she has a tendency to [[StopHelpingMe make things worse]].

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* Lula from the Literature/StephaniePlum novels… sort of. When she first meets Stephanie, she is, indeed, a ho'; after she's maimed lightly and tied up on Stephanie's fire escape, she opts to leave the sexing life to become a bounty hunter herself. She routinely brings up "back when I was a ho'" as it relates to the current situation. She has kind of a stereotypical "sassy black woman" attitude about her that would conflict less with the trope if she were smarter in general. She's incredibly gung-ho about the ''idea'' of being a bounty hunter, but, as a consequence of aforementioned not-that-brightness, she has a tendency to [[StopHelpingMe [[UnwantedAssistance make things worse]].
18th Jul '16 11:16:39 AM Doug86
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%%* [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_SjBUFj3jDSY/SFAgzEHcQtI/AAAAAAAAHfc/_fEmNl-Y00U/s1600/11qua_seriemes_quino.jpg An example]] from Argentinian cartoonist {{Quino}}

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%%* [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_SjBUFj3jDSY/SFAgzEHcQtI/AAAAAAAAHfc/_fEmNl-Y00U/s1600/11qua_seriemes_quino.jpg An example]] from Argentinian cartoonist {{Quino}}ComicStrip/{{Quino}}
26th Jun '16 8:02:57 PM sparklingmoon356
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This is a sex worker (prostitute, stripper, porn actress, or any other similar sex-industry occupation) who has some baseline goodness and might become a love interest for a main character. Underneath the sex kitten exterior lies a sweet flower that needs nurturing. If she doesn't get killed off by an angry pimp, you can typically expect her past to either be quickly forgotten or be mentioned/alluded to constantly.

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This is a sex worker (prostitute, stripper, porn actress, or any other similar sex-industry occupation) who has some baseline goodness and might become a love interest for a main character. Underneath the sex kitten exterior lies a sweet very kind and good-natured flower that needs nurturing. If she doesn't get killed off by an angry pimp, you can typically expect her past to either be quickly forgotten or be mentioned/alluded to constantly.
19th Jun '16 5:56:26 PM redandready45
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** Classi, who is far more [[GoodIsNotSoft aggressive than the usual]] portrayal. He initially became [[{{Jerkass}} Nathan's]] girlfriend, but turns on the little snot after he slaps her and [[CurbstompBattle wails on him]], and helps Jimmy take down [[spoiler: the Ads]].
15th Jun '16 3:30:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* Six of ''TrippingTheRift'' is a former sex slave, until a programming upgrade made her too smart and sensible to suit that line of work.

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* Six of ''TrippingTheRift'' ''WesternAnimation/TrippingTheRift'' is a former sex slave, until a programming upgrade made her too smart and sensible to suit that line of work.



* Hilariously subverted on the Canadian cartoon ''KevinSpencer'' when Kevin's mother Anastasia leaves her family and is walking through the streets when she meets a wealthy man who thinks she is a prostitute, mostly because she typically works as one. He gives Anastasia this treatment, but she remains as much of a fat, disgusting, alcoholic, lowbrow slob as she ever was and the rich man kicks her out of the house at the end of the episode.

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* Hilariously subverted on the Canadian cartoon ''KevinSpencer'' ''WesternAnimation/KevinSpencer'' when Kevin's mother Anastasia leaves her family and is walking through the streets when she meets a wealthy man who thinks she is a prostitute, mostly because she typically works as one. He gives Anastasia this treatment, but she remains as much of a fat, disgusting, alcoholic, lowbrow slob as she ever was and the rich man kicks her out of the house at the end of the episode.
16th May '16 8:44:46 PM DanielCase
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* ''Film/LeavingLasVegas'': Sera, a classic BrokenBird variant.
10th May '16 7:16:37 PM Lokoron
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* Isabella from ''Literature/HollowPlaces'' works as a stripper on the weekends, but that doesn’t stop Austin from admiring her for being honest, unselfish, and overall plain ''human,'' traits he finds lacking in most of the other characters.
16th Apr '16 11:14:03 AM SomberCaelifera
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** Nandi, and most of her staff (women and men) in episode appropriately titled "Heart of Gold." While Inara was a Companion, one of the highest regarded members of the society, Nandi, who found that life too restrictive, was a "common whore," as Inara mentions, someone who is looked down on by the same society. Because of this, Nandi couldn't expect help from the Alliance and called Inara, an old friend from her Companion days. Inara convinced Mal and company to come to their aid, Jayne especially so when he found out what the "payment" was.

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** Nandi, and most of her staff (women and men) in the episode appropriately titled "Heart of Gold." While Inara was a Companion, one of the highest regarded members of the society, Nandi, who found that life too restrictive, was a "common whore," as Inara mentions, someone who is looked down on by the same society. Because of this, Nandi couldn't expect help from the Alliance and called Inara, an old friend from her Companion days. Inara convinced Mal and company to come to their aid, Jayne especially so when he found out what the "payment" was.
16th Apr '16 11:12:40 AM SomberCaelifera
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* Series/StarskyAndHutch'': Hutch unknowingly falls for one of these in the episode "Gillian". She tries to get out of the job, [[CartwrightCurse but doesn't make it]].

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* Series/StarskyAndHutch'': ''Series/StarskyAndHutch'': Hutch unknowingly falls for one of these in the episode "Gillian". She tries to get out of the job, [[CartwrightCurse but doesn't make it]].



** Nandi, and most of her staff (women and men) in episode appropriately titled episode "Heart of Gold." While Inara was a Companion, one of the highest regarded members of the society, Nandi, who found that life too restrictive, was a "common whore," as Inara mentions, someone who is looked down on by the same society. Because of this, Nandi couldn't expect help from the Alliance and called Inara, an old friend from her Companion days. Inara convinced Mal and company to come to their aid, Jayne especially so when he found out what the "payment" was.

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** Nandi, and most of her staff (women and men) in episode appropriately titled episode "Heart of Gold." While Inara was a Companion, one of the highest regarded members of the society, Nandi, who found that life too restrictive, was a "common whore," as Inara mentions, someone who is looked down on by the same society. Because of this, Nandi couldn't expect help from the Alliance and called Inara, an old friend from her Companion days. Inara convinced Mal and company to come to their aid, Jayne especially so when he found out what the "payment" was.
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