As the Supreme Court of Canada begins deliberating the fate of the existing laws restricting sex work, it is vital to examine the suggested alternatives, and expose their weaknesses, before public opinion embraces them without knowing their true consequences. Though it purports itself to be a policy that protects and respects women, the "abolitionist approach" is nothing more than a ruse, and does nothing at all to help those of us who participate in the sex industry.
Self-described abolitionists have no idea how insulting and condescending it is for us to be told we're incapable of making our own choices. One of the principle tenets of feminism is that women should have the right to make our own choices with our own bodies.
TORONTO - Canada's anti-prostitution laws entered a "new era" Monday as Ontario's top court struck down a ban on brothels on the grounds it exposes sex-trade workers to added danger.In its 132-page de...
UPDATED: Ontario's top court has struck down the ban on brothels. The court says the ban puts prostitutes in danger and they should be allowed to work safely indoors. However, it has given the governm...