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: Ghada Jabbour Date 2014
Taina Bien-Aime interviews Nomonde Mihlali (“Mickey”) Meji in Cape Town May 25, 2017
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.”
It’s time we stopped justifying the exploitation and abuse of those with the fewest options under the guise of choice.
In hundreds of research interviews, sex buyers tell us that they can always find minor girls in strip clubs. A 15-year-old girl who had gone missing from Boston was found at Cheaters, a strip club in Providence, RI. Police arrested her trafficker/pimp. Nonetheless a Cheaters spokesman – probably a pimp – lied: “At Cheaters they […]