Have you ever seriously thought about the women in the sex trade? How they got there? What they feel about it?
This blog entry got me thinking: An Ex-Hooker’s Letter to her Younger Self. This is a very moving story of Stella Marr’s successful effort to get out of prostitution and start a new life. She links to a similar post by another ex-prostitute: A Thankyou Letter to Punters. This woman’s story is equally moving.
But what really led to my post is this: The Sneaky Language of the Sex Industry Lobby. You may have noticed they don’t call it prostitution anymore. It’s now the Sex Trade, like it’s a legitimate trade, just like plumbing or carpentry. I don’t think they teach it at our local trade school. Continue reading