Huschke Mau goes on a Frankfurt brothel tour led by an advocate for legal prostitution and confronts the web of disinformation that is being promoted to the public. She describes what it is like to know the truth about prostitution but to be confronted by lies about its harmlessness. Huschke Mau, A Survivor Goes on […]
Powerful quotes from prostitution survivors who were trafficked or prostituted via strip club prostitution in Reno Nevada, where prostitution is illegal. They describe the cozy relationship between illegal strip club prostitution and legal brothel prostitution.
On April 6, 2016, France passed an abolitionist law against prostitution that criminalizes sex buyers but decriminalizes women in prostitution. A major element of the French law is the provision of support and exit services for those in prostitution. “The most important aspect of this law is to accompany prostitutes, give them identity papers because […]
Rothman argues against decriminalized prostitution and in favor of the Nordic Model, based on both the ethical dilemmas of non consent, financial inducement, and vulnerability and the lack of evidence that prostitution is harmless.
Author: Ghada Jabbour Date 2014
Taina Bien-Aime interviews Nomonde Mihlali (“Mickey”) Meji in Cape Town May 25, 2017
Authors: Melissa Farley, Sarah Deer, Jacqueline M. Golding, Nicole Matthews, Guadalupe Lopez, Christine Stark, and Eileen Hudon Date: 2016
Support for decriminalized prostitution is ideological, not empirical
“I think these ads are appearing on Craigslist as a way for men to use their power, their access to housing, as a way to exploit women’s economic desperation,” Grey said. “We’re in a housing crisis, women are in poverty.”
Men don’t ‘need’ hookers, they want them. Let’s follow the enlightened Nordic countries and curb this vile sex trade.
In August 2015, Amnesty International voted to support pimps and sex buyers rather than people in prostitution – 90% of whom are not “voluntary sex workers” but people who ended up in prostitution as a last-ditch survival alternative and who urgently want to escape it. Please support groups that provide for and advocate for what […]
It’s time we stopped justifying the exploitation and abuse of those with the fewest options under the guise of choice.
Online trolls have launched another barrage of attacks in the strange, petty little war over “ethics in journalism” we call GamerGate. Perennial troll targets Anita Sarkeesian and Zoe Quinn caused the latest escalation by testifying to the UN about the toxic effects of online harassment and the need for something to be done about it. As a result, […]