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Part 2: Alan Young Likens Prostitutes To Meat

Part 2: Alan Young Likens Prostitutes To Meat

By Carly Romano

In my previous post, I presented Alan Young’s opinion on prostitution as advertised by Canadian Lawyer Magazine. As you can see, Young’s comments provide a lot of insight into his prostitution challenge. Read More

Bill C-36: Canada Says No To Sexual Exploitation

Bill C-36: Canada Says No To Sexual Exploitation

Although it meant this post was late in coming, I wanted to take the time to weigh the pros and cons of Bill C-36: Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (click here). After careful research and deliberation, I’ve come to a conclusion: Read More

Alan Young Likens Prostitutes to Meat

Alan Young Likens Prostitutes to Meat

By Carly Romano

“When you buy meat, you believe it to have been inspected and approved. If you sell your body, I think you should have to do the same.”

-Alan Young, Canadian Lawyer Magazine Read More

Think Sex Slavery Doesn’t Affect You? Think Again.
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Canada’s Turn In the Spotlight: It All Boils Down to Safety

The world will be watching Canada as Parliament meets the December 2014 deadline to take a clear stance on the prostitution debate. Did criminalizing the actions of pimps and clients prevent prostitutes from being able to safely conduct their business?

Invidiata The Collection, a luxury real estate magazine, just launched their Spring 2014 edition and published a double page spread for [free-them]! Read More

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Human Trafficking Through a Gender Lens

By: Maikeabe

On January 28, 2014, Halton Regional Police Officers arrested and charged two males, Jahmar Gayle and Michael Poku, with trafficking in persons and procuring a person to become a prostitute. This is the third human trafficking arrest in the Halton Region this year. Read More

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What’s the Supreme Court of Canada to do? Part 3 of Series on Prostitution

By Carly Romano

In my last post, I touched upon how the concept of choice divides feminists on the issue of prostitution. I introduced Becky (a woman given all the free-choice options available) and Shelley (a child given few, if any, of the options available to females in general). Read More

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So You Claim It's About Security...  (Part 1 of Series on Prostitution)
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“Buying Sex” Stimulates Debate on Legalization

By: Carly Romano

After waiting in the rush line at the hotdocs festival for over an hour, I looked over my shoulder and noticed that the line stretched far behind me and almost curved around the building. Apparently, word had gotten out that “Buying Sex” directed by Kent Nason and Teresa MacInnes (Sea to Sea Productions) was a documentary worth checking out. Read More