Sex worker rights are human rights

A dominatrix in Tribeca was arrested this week on charges of prostitution, after she offered a prostate massage to an undercover cop.  The woman’s lawyer argued that “the NYPD does not know the difference between prostitution and freedom of expression”–and I agree.  Feminists are constantly debating the “problem” of sex work, but commodifying women and criminalizing them are two separate issues, and the slut-shaming needs to stop.

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One thought on “Sex worker rights are human rights

  1. Meg, I’m guessing you know about Sex Workers Outreach Project (www.swopusa.org)? I just googled “sex work usa” and it came up. Pretty sweet networking group.

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