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TUESDAY Readers sound off on the sex trade, vaccine questions and plastic bags

TUESDAY Readers sound off on the sex trade, vaccine questions and plastic bags
Brooklyn: Legislation pending in Albany proposes the full decriminalization of the sex trade. While sex trafficking, promoting prostitution by force, or the prostitution of minors would still be illegal, consensual sex work among adults would be free from the threat of incarceration for sex workers and clients.

Don’t act at sex workers’ expense Brooklyn: Legislation pending in Albany proposes the full decriminalization of the sex trade.While sex trafficking, promoting prostitution by force, or the prostitution of minors would still be illegal, consensual sex work among adults would be free from the threat of incarceration for sex workers and clients.15) seems like a viable alternative on the surface — “end demand” by aggressively prosecuting clients while decriminalizing sex workers and connecting them to necessary resources.Every example we have of “end demand” shows no decrease in the violence against or poverty of sex workers, nor does it actually provide material services to help survivors and sex workers, who are often the same people.

Sex workers and sex trafficking survivors are again pitted as total opposites — if sex workers win then survivors must lose.This Equality Model zero-sum game only serves to drive sex workers into scarcity and obscurity.

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