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13th Feb '17 9:02:38 PM bweb
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* More than a few of these would show up on NightCourt. Most notable was Carla B., who developed an attraction to Harry Stone [[BecauseYouWereNiceToMe , the only man to be nice to her without expecting some sort of "favors" in return.]]
12th Feb '17 1:40:19 AM Arivne
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* Dolly Stone in ''Film/{{Purgatory}}'', though she says the dime novels exaggerate it.

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* Myra is this in ''Film/WaterlooBridge''. And how!

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23rd Jan '17 2:23:35 AM alspawn
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* Yvette, Maria and Mimi from ''Series/AlloAllo''. Some nights they entertain the Germans with "the wet celery and the flying helmet," other nights they are brave champions fighting to free France from the Nazis.
17th Dec '16 7:21:30 PM LongTallShorty64
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* Myra is this in ''Film/WaterlooBridge''. And how!
29th Nov '16 1:47:02 AM Mhazard
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* Rahab, a supposed harlot who lived in Jericho and kept two Hebrew scouts from being discovered by the city guards. This allowed them to return and relay the information to Joshua, which led to the capture of the city. Rahab, for her kindness, was spared by the conquerors. The city of Jericho was pretty much doomed anyway since Joshua and his army had strict orders to level it. Rahab saved herself -- and her entire extended family -- the only way she could.

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* Rahab, [[Literature/TheBible Rahab]], a supposed harlot who lived in Jericho and kept two Hebrew scouts from being discovered by the city guards. This allowed them to return and relay the information to Joshua, which led to the capture of the city. Rahab, for her kindness, was spared by the conquerors. The city of Jericho was pretty much doomed anyway since Joshua and his army had strict orders to level it. Rahab saved herself -- and her entire extended family -- the only way she could.
15th Nov '16 8:49:18 PM Chariset
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* Satine in ''Film/MoulinRouge'' is a HighClassCallGirl who gives every sign that she's just a shallow materialist but secretly longs for freedom and respectability... and love.
29th Oct '16 3:07:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/KillingZoe'', by former Tarantino writing partner [[TheRulesOfAttraction Roger Avary]], can best be described as what happens when a [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold hooker]] with a [[ManicPixieDreamGirl heart]] of gold is caught in the middle of a [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs drug]] induced [[TheCaper bank robbery]] in [[EverythingsSexierInFrench Paris]].

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* ''Film/KillingZoe'', by former Tarantino writing partner [[TheRulesOfAttraction Roger Avary]], Avary, can best be described as what happens when a [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold hooker]] with a [[ManicPixieDreamGirl heart]] of gold is caught in the middle of a [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs drug]] induced [[TheCaper bank robbery]] in [[EverythingsSexierInFrench Paris]].
18th Oct '16 5:44:34 AM foxley
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* Dolly Stone in ''Film/{{Purgatory}}'', though she says the dime novels exaggerate it.
14th Oct '16 1:59:07 AM LondonKdS
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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 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.

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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 very kind and good-natured flower that needs nurturing. If she doesn't get killed off by an angry pimp, pimp or other villain, you can typically expect her past to either be quickly forgotten or be mentioned/alluded to constantly.



This trope is only about prostitutes and other professional sex workers. For people who have casual sex [[ForHappiness for the pleasure of it]] rather than for money, see instead GoodBadGirl and EthicalSlut. However, the tropes can overlap when it comes to the most benevolent forms of sex work. Both are liable to be against any form of sex work that is exploitative and/or emotionally damaging, but might consider some forms relatively safe and thus approve of them.

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This trope is only about prostitutes and other professional sex workers. For people who have casual sex [[ForHappiness for the pleasure of it]] rather than for money, see instead GoodBadGirl and EthicalSlut. However, the tropes can overlap when it comes to the most more benevolent forms of sex work.work or full-scale UnproblematicProstitution. Both are liable to be against any form of sex work that is exploitative and/or emotionally damaging, but might consider some forms relatively safe and thus approve of them.
19th Sep '16 8:41:52 PM PaulA
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%%* Vita from ''[[Literature/IncarnationsOfImmortality snd Eternity]]''.

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%%* Vita from ''[[Literature/IncarnationsOfImmortality snd Eternity]]''.''Literature/AndEternity''.
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