Proponents of the ‘Swedish model’ of sex work, which criminalises the purchase of sexual services but not their sale, are excited to see France picking it up. Proponents of women’s rights should be concerned.
I’ve been rewatching Six Feet Under (yes, again), and I’ve been struck by the character of Melissa, who appears in the second season during Brenda’s ‘dark sexual journey’ (as described by the producers and writers in the DVD commentary—yes, I listen to the commentary). She starts out as a client of Brenda’s who starts seeing […]
A number of cities across the United States in recent years have cracked down on condoms. Their logic is that anyone caught carrying a large number of condoms must be a sex worker, and sex work is illegal, so not allowing people to carry large numbers of condoms will eradicate sex work. Apparently they believe […]