Hey, what’s the issue with sex work? Lots.

…. happy to oblige. Actually, make that – unhappy.

With sincere gratitude to all the great abolitionists out there who have written brilliantly, caringly and extensively on all of these isses, including the many I’m  not quoting here … but this wasn’t the last scuffle on Twitter, either.

 

What is the issue with “sex work“ approaches?
…. in legalized and decrim. models violence against those in prostitution becomes “work accidents“
http://abolition2014.blogspot.com/2016/08/its-accident-stupid.html #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with “sex work“ approaches ?
…. in legalized and decrim models brothel keepers become tax collectors. https://nordicmodelnow.org/2019/01/13/prostitution-law-in-germany-regulation-for-taxation/ #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with “sex work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models pimping and trafficking become “operational aspects of the sex trade“ (quoting a pro sex work activist dropping it). #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with “sex work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models johns are heroes even if 19 out of 20 don’t report their awareness or suspicion of coercion/ trafficking (quoting a pro sex work cheerman dropping it). #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models the bottom drops out of the market, worsening conditions for those in prostitution. https://www.feministcurrent.com/2016/05/09/legalization-has-turned-germany-into-the-bordello-of-europe-we-should-be-ashamed/ #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models those trafficked into this industry from abroad lose all legal status as they are no longer recognized as victims of sexual exploitation, merely as illegal work migrants. #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models brothel keepers, pimps and traffickers are called agents, and are no longer prosecuted unless the blood drips from the ceiling. https://ressourcesprostitution.wordpress.com/2014/05/06/m-paulus-out-of-control-on-liberties-and-criminal-developments-in-the-redlight-districts-of-the-federal-republic-of-germany/ #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models brothels undercut each other, making any idea of “sex workers‘ rights“ obsolete. https://www.trauma-and-prostitution.eu/en/2016/11/02/the-german-model-is-producing-hell-on-earth/ #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models the state helps provide a legal facade that makes pimping, coercion and trafficking so much easier. https://banishea.wordpress.com/2014/08/16/legal-makes-it-safe-not/ #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. this is the issue with it. A place for women society and states are happy to consign to male use for a fee. This is what the places look like. #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel (Frankfurt Straße)

Frankfurt 2018 - 4 anon

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. this is the issue with it. A place for women society and states are happy to consign to male use for a fee. Where johns pass a life-sized manequin in Bikini in a cage as they proceed into the brothel (Caesar’s World, Munich) #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models these are accidents, regrettable happenstances, and women just not being careful. In our view, these are crimes. https://www.sexindustry-kills.de/doku.php

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models society grooms girls into the sex trade. Pink for the girl, magenta for the woman. (Frankfurt, Bahnhofsviertel) #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

Frankfurt 2018 - 1

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models sexual exploitation, poverty, and lack of autonomy become glamourized and a matter of entertainment. http://abolition2014.blogspot.com/2016/09/frankfurt-turning-red-light-district.html #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models sexual exploitation and lack of autonomy become matters of cheap thrills and desperate romantization. This is what it is: https://huschkemau.de/en/2017/08/21/a-brothel-tour-during-frankfurts-bahnhofsviertelnacht-the-annual-celebration-of-frankfurts-red-light-district-what-counts-as-information/ #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models sexism, racism, poverty, disenfranchisment become cherished resources. https://dieunsichtbarenmaenner.wordpress.com #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models sexism, racism, poverty, disenfranchisment become cherished resources. https://nordicmodelnow.org/2019/04/01/women-of-colour-against-the-sex-trade/ #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models sexism, racism, poverty, disenfranchisment become cherished resources. https://nordicmodelnow.org/tag/rape/ #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models men openly boast of their use of women in prostitution, and society and women are supposed to be fine with it. http://the-invisible-men.tumblr.com #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models traffickers, pimps, brothel keepers and profiteers are regarded as “experts“ until jailed, allowed to fake concern for “workers“ http://logosjournal.com/2016/farley-2/

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models traffickers, pimps, brothel keepers and profiteers are regarded as “experts“ until jailed, allowed to fake concern for “workers“ #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel http://abolition2014.blogspot.com/2014/08/press-release.html

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models pimps and brothel keepers have mail-order type of deals with traffickers. https://www.womenlobby.org/IMG/pdf/helmut_sporer_1_oct_2013_english_final.pdf #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

 

What is the issue with sex “work approaches“?
…. in legalized and decrim models women in prostitution do not count as women. They’re in the brothels, the door prohibits entrance to women. (Hamburg, just outside Herbertstraße) #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

Herbertstraße Eingang Gerhardstraße Hamburg

 

What is the issue with “sex work“ approaches?
…. in legalized and decrim. models brothel keepers are the happiest about outcomes. German government evaluation: #neithersexnorwork #enddemand #equalitymodel

legal makes it safe table on who likes it

Werbeanzeigen

Mein Kommentar:

Trage deine Daten unten ein oder klicke ein Icon um dich einzuloggen:

WordPress.com-Logo

Du kommentierst mit Deinem WordPress.com-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )

Google Foto

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Google-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )

Twitter-Bild

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Twitter-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )

Facebook-Foto

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Facebook-Konto. Abmelden /  Ändern )

Verbinde mit %s