Closing the Backpage

The Continuing Pogrom against Sex Workers

Katessa Harkey 583 Article rating: No rating

The censorship of Backpage's adult services section is just the most recent set-back in the long march toward economic freedom for women. In a twist, trafficking victim advocates say this move will do far more harm then good, removing an important tool from investigator's toolboxes. Prohibition on consensual sex work disproportionately effects the most vulnerable in society - and it needs to end.