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Feminism

Prostitution: An Identity Or A Stigmatized Profession?

Prostitution is the world’s oldest trade. Throughout history, the sale of sex has been a necessity for some and a major point of contention for others. More often than not, the victims of the system are working class women who are subjected to humiliation and degradation, from their abusers and the authorities alike. Before the 18th century, the term referred to any woman who took part in sex outside of wedlock, but by the 1700’s the term became

Feminism

An Interview With Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro, A Sex Worker, On The World of Sex Work and Society’s Obsession With Objectification

Sex Work, in our society, is not just submerged but drowned in stigma. Phrases such as “Do they even respect themselves?” “They must not care about their body” and “It’s not even a real job anyway” birth normalized stigma towards those within the industry, that frequently leads to the removal of sex workers’ basic human rights of health and housing, and legal protection in instances of rape and abuse. Women and feminine individuals face much of the

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