Author Archives: Carrie Bowser

The Challenges of Panhandling as a Young Homeless Female

The Challenges of Panhandling as a Young Homeless Female

I’ve been homeless on and off for 15 years, and to make money, I panhandle, also known as spanging or stemming. As a young female, this brings with it some unique challenges. The most disturbing of these challenges is dealing with older men who proposition me for sex. It’s happened so many times, I’ve had

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