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Social Media Trends Among Sex Workers

February 8, 2011 by

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Several months ago, Craigslist bowed to pressure from state attorneys general and eliminated their “Adult Services” section. But AGs should probably put their celebrations on hold: a new study on the habits of sex workers reveals that prostitutes have long preferred Facebook over Craigslist for client recruitment. Columbia University Professor Sudhir Venkatesh interviewed 290 sex […]

Serial Killer Targets Prostitutes in New York State

January 29, 2011 by

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Until prostitution is legalized and sex workers are allowed to unionize and operate in the open without fear of police, we’re going to continue to see headlines like these. James Bovard summarizes the case for legalizing sex work in this short 1998 article published by the Future of Freedom Foundation. In his conclusion, Bovard writes, […]