by Jason Stotts 1. Reason has an interesting article up right now: “The War on Sex Workers.” Anyone who claims to be for the rights of women, but think that women who sell sex aren’t real people are simply deluding themselves. Whether selling sex is moral or not, it should still be legal and those [...]
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by Jason Stotts This is a little too late in the day to be practical, but I wanted to call attention to it anyway. Apparently December 17th is “End Violence Against Sex Workers Day,” which is something I can get behind.: December 17th is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. This event [...]
by Jason Stotts Someone asked me at ATLOSCon what I thought about prostitution and I’m glad that I didn’t get asked the question during my lecture. I think I gave a pretty good answer to their question, but it’s one of those questions that I have not spent enough time thinking about to give a [...]
by Jason Stotts Apparently last week the US delegation to the UN affirmed a commitment (political speech for: promising, in a non-binding way, of, perhaps, at some point in the future, if things work out, and people remember and hold them to it) that sex workers in the US will receive some legal protection (link). [...]
by Jason Stotts Europe and Me Magazine has published an interesting article called “Prostitution as as Student Job.” The article discusses the rise of prostitution as a way that many female students are paying their way through college and grad school. The common theme in the article is that the women are turning to prostitution [...]
by Jason Stotts (Source: Wiki-Commons) So apparently even though prostitution has been legal in certain Nevada counties since the 70′s, it has only been female prostitution up until this point. However, this is about to change with the hiring of the first male prostitute at a brothel in Nevada. The Las Vegas Review-Journal is reporting [...]
by Jason Stotts I’ve been thinking about prostitution a fair amount recently and I must admit that I’m baffled by it. On the one hand, people have sex all the time for free, so why is it different when money is involved? On the other hand, aren’t there some things that should just not be [...]