Category Archives: Sex Industry

Strip Clubs, Trafficking, Soap and National Conventions

What is it about a big political convention or a Superbowl that turns guys on?  These seem to be especially testosterone-boosting events.  I’ve been fascinated by news stories about the excited preparations of strip club owners in Tampa as they … Continue reading

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On Demand—Trafficking for sex

From our colleague: Kris Wade Executive Director The Justice Project http://www.thejusticeprojectkc.org How do we address the “demand” side of sex trafficking?  At a recent presentation during meetings of the UN on the status of women, Kris Wade spoke as a … Continue reading

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What Makes a John?

I’ve got pornography on my mind because I have just been reading two books, “Lost Memory of Skin” by Russell Banks and “Empire of Illusion”by Chris Hedges.  I was drawn to these books because of the Network for Peace’s current … Continue reading

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The Whistleblower is a “Must See” Film

Posted for Kathleen Kanet: I recently saw the movie The Whistleblower, a powerful and very disturbing story.   It is an account based on a true story of the human trafficking of young women in post-war Bosnia.  Kathryn Bolkovac, a … Continue reading

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Coalitions Fight Human Trafficking in the Philippines

June 13, 2011  — Living Room Dialogue with Sharon Tiongco, Executive Director of the Philippine Agency for Community and Family Combat Human Trafficking through Networking and Partnership – A Philippine Scenario In the Philippines, older women promising good jobs go … Continue reading

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Two Views on the Sex Industry

With election day coming up, I have been intrigued by the candidacy of Kristen Davis, the former madam who is running for governor of New York State.   From what I can tell from her TV image, she is personable and … Continue reading

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