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Inner Revolutionary Radio

Inner Revolutionary Radio

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May 05th 2016:Sex, Race and Class: Why Is Prostitution illegal? What's the Crime? What Would Really Help?

Few of us know prostitution used to be legal, even encouraged, in the US. In our early days, there was often a lack of women, so you yourself may descend from a railway man or gold-miner who had kids with a prostitute – European, Asian, whoever was available. Prostitution didn’t become illegal until the 20th century. Why? Who were those prostitutes? What were the forces that called for criminalization? Did they want females back in the home? Has criminalization helped prostitutes? Has it given them recourse against those who abuse them? Has it protected kids who are being ensnared? Are poorer

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio 20/10/2017 03:00 20/10/2017 04:00 Inner Revolutionary Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio Few of us know prostitution used to be legal, even encouraged, in the US. In our early days, there was often a lack of women, so you yourself may descend from a railway man or gold-miner who had kids with a prostitute – European, Asian, whoever was available. Prostitution didn’t become illegal until the 20th century. Why? Who were those prostitutes? What were the forces that called for criminalization? Did they want females back in the home? Has criminalization helped prostitutes? Has it given them recourse against those who abuse them? Has it protected kids who are being ensnared? Are poorer prostitutes and women of color being disproportionately imprisoned, while politicians and businessmen merrily use them at will? Sex, race and class all factor into the criminalization of prostitution and its selective enforcement, and prostitutes have fought back! Tune in and learn more about prostitution and who’s making money on it. And let’s ask what would support those engaged in the trade. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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