The Australian government claims it supports decriminalizing the sex industry in order to remove “stigma” from “sex workers.” In reality, it’s just cheaper.
Tag: the sex trade
Pornography is not a free speech issue, it is about so much more than that.
Decriminalization makes it harder to support prostituted women during the coronavirus pandemic.
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Michelle Mara about the effect of decriminalizing prostitution in New Zealand.
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…
Women’s motivations for paying for sex are notably different than men’s, and demonstrate we are a long way from female sexual liberation.
Raquel Rosario Sanchez speaks with four women who participated in a recent event looking at the experiences of women of colour in the sex trade, and the connection between racism and prostitution.
In giving official honours to women who have advocated for the legalization of prostitution, the Queen effectively legitimizes the sex trade.
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.
The New Zealand Prostitutes Collective played an integral role in the full decriminalization of prostitution in New Zealand, and receives millions of dollars in grant money from the government, but they’re not fulfilling their end of the bargain.
Julie Bindel’s new book offers the most comprehensive analysis of the politics of the sex trade yet.
Suzzan Blac began painting as a kind of therapy, to express the intense emotions and process the trauma she couldn’t communicate in words. Rae Story speaks with her about her work, the sex trade, and the normalization of child exploitation.
What’s the matter with so-called “sex robots” anyway? Surely they are nothing more than a harmless toy and a comfort to lonely men, right? Wrong.