By Melissa Farley  Logos – a journal of modern society & culture Spring 2020 Volume 19 #1 Download PDF version (34 pages). The COVID-19 pandemic has had immediate and severe impacts on women in the sex trade who are already among the most vulnerable women on the planet. Because of quarantines, social distancing, governments’ […]
On behalf of the undersigned, sex trade survivors, frontline service providers, and women’s and human rights activists, each dedicated to ending the sex trafficking and prostitution of women and girls in our respective countries and worldwide, we have the honor to transmit this letter to you.
I am a gynaecologist with my own practice in Munich. From 1996 to 2000 I worked in Hamburg at the “Zentrale Beratungsstelle für Sexuell Übertragbare Erkrankungen”, called “ZB” for short, in translation: “Central counselling office for sexually transmitted infections”.
Racism in Pornography: Why I care and you should too. As a Psychology Professor, who has been investigating domestic violence and sexual assault for more than two decades, I never aspired to be a pornography researcher and I never expected to produce something like my documentary, “Let Me Tell Ya’ll ‘Bout Black Chicks: Images of Black Women in Pornography.”
Analysis: What would it take for America to confront its ugliest and most complicated attitudes toward race, gender and sex?
For Kenyette Barnes, last week was, in a word, strange. After years of rumors and allegations, police in Chicago arrested the singer and producer R. Kelly on charges that he sexually abused four women, three of whom were teenagers at the time.
This report was written to consider implementation of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017. Following its enactment, the Government announced that a review of Part IV which relates to prostitution was to be carried out within three years.
This Article explores the role of race in the prostitution and sex trafficking of people of color, particularly minority youth, and the evolving legal and social responses in the United States.
Author(s): Christine Stark and Carol Hodgson Date: 2004
Author: Charlie Campbell; with reporting by Mayako Shibata Date: 2019
Author(s): Melissa Farley and Jacqueline M. Golding
Author: Rachel Moran and Melissa Farley
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