Adapted by Bryan Lufkin. But that might soon end. Dutch parliament is currently preparing to debate the legality of prostitution in the Netherlands. With the industry facing opposition from both the Christian right and feminist left, sex workers in the Red Light District are under pressure to protect their right to work. Could these debates lead to big changes in sex work around the world? And how could that affect the jobs and lives of the people in the industry?
‘Repeat after me: Do not pay women for sex.’ Why I advise readers to avoid prostitutes
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A short while ago, I put out an emergency appeal OK, a tweet asking people to tell me why they paid for sex. As you can imagine, the results were varied and colourful, and opened up a whole new line of questioning. I, as a straight, cis female, just might not have the Twitter algorithms to reach them. Of course, it might also be because the patriarchy has systematically destroyed female sexuality and made the idea of women purchasing sex — from male or female sex workers — into a source of shame. I mostly saw other dominatrices earlier in my career. I was curious about our craft and wanted to get a taste of how Mistresses conducted their sessions worldwide. I would hire their services everywhere I toured.
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Sex work is a vast spectrum of gender, sexuality, services, providers and clients. But, phallocentric scripts around submissive female sexuality are so entrenched that many simply do not consider the fact that women engage sexual services to satisfy their sexual needs. But they most certainly do. When I set about writing this article I sent out a tweet asking if any women who have paid for a sexual service would like to share their story. The most frequently asked question is why.