Embed from Getty Images Some of you may have observed my recent attempts to explore conversations about porn and strip clubs in slightly more nuanced ways than I have in the past.…
Tag: the sex industry
We know porn consumption harms children. But is it fine, as a New Zealand PSA implies, if it is watched only by adults who understand the acts they see on film are “not real”?
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Michelle Mara about the effect of decriminalizing prostitution in New Zealand.
The New Zealand Prostitutes’ Collective response to COVID-19 highlights the fact that full decriminalization of prostitution does not actually protect women.
The president of the Fédération des femmes du Québec, a trans-identified male, has made controversial statements for years, pitting women against one another. Has he finally gone too far?
Women have learned to conflate sexual subservience and objectification with sexual empowerment.
Last week, 22-year-old Marylène Lévesque was murdered by a 51-year-old man named Eustachio Gallese. Lévesque was in prostitution, employed by a Quebec “massage parlour,” where men paid her for sex. The Montreal Gazette…
Not only does pornography impact women in the sex trade, but it harms society at large. And we are seeing the results on a widespread basis.
The porn industry drives prostitution, which means critics of pornography cannot challenge one without challenging the other.
I am never relieved when evil men die. Rather, I feel angry — ripped off. Those men never got their comeuppance. Today, a king among evil men died too soon. Just 24…
There is an unresolvable contradiction when a rape crisis centre supports “sex work.”
While everyone deserves love and compassion, women’s empathy towards troubled men happens too often at our expense.
This is the future that liberals want.
After pressure from the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, Walmart removed Cosmopolitan from its checkout stands. Now, liberal feminists are defending the magazine as empowering for women.
Radical feminism challenges us to be better than our patriarchal culture asks of us — to reject patriarchy’s glorification of control, conquest, and aggression.