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Arrests Made At Rentboy.com: Should Male Prostitution Be Illegal?

Why should prostitution be illegal? And, more specifically why should male prostitution be illegal? Read...
Noah Berlatsky    |   09.2.15   |   SHARE
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Many sex workers seek protection, not the eradication of their industry.

Amnesty International And The Decriminalization Of Consenting Sex Work

"He had no intention of being a client, though. He’d come to rape me, and he said that if I screamed or struggled he would tell the police and the Read...
Tara Burns    |   08.7.15   |   SHARE
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A&E's 8 Minutes Entraps And Harasses Sex Workers—And Shouldn't Be On The Air 

A&E has greenlit a series that applies the To Catch A Predator premise to sex workers. Seriously? Read...
Amanda Lauren   |   12.29.14   |   SHARE
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From Limbaugh To Akin: The 5 Most Despicable Rape Quotes Of All Time

According to Rush Limbaugh, "no means yes if you know how to spot it." His disturbing quote is just the beginning. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   09.17.14   |   SHARE
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To Become A Woman Is To Become A Whore

Before you became a whore you were an insecure child, doing for free that which could set you free. Read...
Akynos    |   09.8.14   |   SHARE
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Selling Sex Is About Making Money

When I sold sex it was about the money. It wasn’t about empowerment, nor is it for most people. Read...
Ruth Jacobs    |   09.8.14   |   SHARE
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The Questions We're Asking About Sex Work Are Wrong

As a community organizer, I'm often asked what sex work is. But I can more easily answer what it is not. Read...
Kate D'Adamo    |   09.8.14   |   SHARE
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