#todayin: misogyny: “Men who buy sex often think that women in prostitution have no right to…

feminism - sex worker

Men who buy sex often think that women in prostitution have no right to make emotional demands on them. This attitude may free the men from the expectation that they acknowledge or respect the personhood of the woman they buy. “Money displaces the emotions. It frees you from that bond, that responsibility,” explained a man who was interviewed after buying […]

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#todayin: misogyny: “What do you think about his choice?”: uncovering the men who visit prostitutes

feminism, sex work - the invisible men project

This link (the Invisible Men Project) makes for some really upsetting reading. The Newstateman’s piece (also linked) mentions that research on, and discussion of, sex work has often been criticised for omitting the voices of the workers themselves. The Invisible Men Project does nothing to redress that imbalance. Yes, it is illuminating and “valuable data” and all the rest of […]

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