Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Canada, Northern Ireland and now: VIVE LA FRANCE!!!

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 […]

Housing in exchange for sex acts is Prostitution

“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.”

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No Amnesty for Women

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 […]

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Prostitution Is Not Just Another Job

It’s time we stopped justifying the exploitation and abuse of those with the fewest options under the guise of choice.

Mr. Obama, Tear Down This Liability Shield

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, […]

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CMU Grad Builds Cybersleuthing Tool to Snare Sex Traffickers

Emily Kennedy, founder of software startup “Marinus Analytics,” has developed a new software product entitled “Traffic Jam.”  Traffic Jam mines the “deep Web” for information on sex trafficking rings.  The software has uncovered information that has saved 100+ victims of sex trafficking.  The article details its process.

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