BEGIN: Before the advent of patriarchal religions there was the Goddess.
Now that the Dom Whoredom is considered to be really bad, as opposed to simply bad bad girl, I am checking out the mainstream dating thing. Here is something fun I just learned which I'll try shouting it out at some random moment just to see how it goes: THOT "That Ho Over There." The beauty of … Continue reading Mainstream Dating Dictionary, Bae
Philadelphia Women On Opposing Sides Of The Work v Sex Trafficking Discourse.
We ALL Want To Save The Children, And Stop The Violence. Other Than That? We Have Nothing In Common.
XXX: A Cultural Exploration of Contemporary Feminism’s Relationship with Commercial Sexuality. M. Dante (c) 2003 Abstract: Questioning the relationship of prostitution with feminism, XXX investigates the history of the sex industry, and how over the last thirty years it has contributed to fragmenting the American women’s movement. Amidst the disagreements there are issues that greatly need … Continue reading Politics of Sexual Slavery
At what point will women be able to reconnect when it comes to commerce, sexuality and their combined power?
SWOP Behind Bars is a new project, which attracted my attention soon after its formation; I think it’s incredibly important so I asked the organizer, Alex, to explain the project herself. I’ve already donated a copy of my book (and will donate more to other prisons as the project expands), and I’ve given Alex carte blanche to use any of my columns in the newsletter she compiles for our incarcerated sisters. As a former librarian, I well know the power books have to change lives, yet they’re so inexpensive; please consider donating at least one book to this program, and read on for other ways you can help.
No one really knows how many women who are imprisoned have done some form of sex work, but guesstimates from prison and probation officials run as high as 70%, and it’s difficult to ignore the probability that the criminalization of sex work has a major impact on the…
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