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Disability And Prostitution

Below is an interesting article on the use of sex workers by people with disabilities living in Germany, http://www.myhandicap.com/disability-prostitut.html. The piece focuses on one brothel which is accessible to wheelchair users. 463 more words

Would A Law Banning The Purchase Of Sex Reduce Prostitution?

One of the arguments employed by those who advocate in favour of the Nordic model which criminalises men who pay for sex goes as follows. The law acts as a beacon lighting the way showing what is right. 926 more words

Would You Want Your Daughter To Enter Sex Work

One of the most difficult questions that a client of prostitutes, who is also the father of a daughter asks himself is “what would I think if my little girl became a prostitute when she becomes an adult?” Becky Adams, a former madam and escort addressed this question in 2012 as follows… 417 more words

Interview with Melissa Gira Grant on Sex Work

Excellent Vice interview with journalist Melissa Gira Grant on sex work with a powerful historicized and politicized contemporary analysis. She challenges myths around sex work, critiques binary perspectives on women’s sexuality, and argues that sex work is work. 83 more words

Research

APPG on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade Report "Shifting the Burden" Increases Violence Against Women

This article was first published on The Huffington Post – 7 April 2014

With politicians’ infamy for ‘shifting the burden’, this was not the best title for an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) report. 1,194 more words

Sex Trafficking

Naturist Massage?

In the next couple of days I hope to enjoy a naturist massage from a young woman. She tells me that her mother taught her how to massage and her skills extend to 4 hand massage (I had to look this up and it appears that the practice entails a woman and a man massaging a client together). 150 more words