DSW’s Melissa Broudo joins Spencer Greenberg to discuss the effects of identity politics and social media on sex work, the pros of decriminalizing sex work, and the various legal frameworks for regulating sex work around the world.
Tess Louise and Isidoro Rodriguez take a deep dive into police sexual misconduct, discussing the worldwide movement to decriminalize prostitution, the complicated relationship between sex workers and media, and more.
The Crime Report launches its inaugural episode by discussing the complexities of sex work in the American criminal justice system. Does policing consensual adult sex work really keep sex workers safe, or does it just expose them to more dangerous situations?
Ariela Moscowitz of Decriminalize Sex Work joins Isidro Rodrigues to answer this question and more.
In this episode, Decriminalize Sex Work’s Melissa Broudo joins Kerry Baldwin to talk about how sex work decriminalization can line up with traditional Christian values. From bodily autonomy and agency to human trafficking to internet censorship and surveillance, Baldwin and Broudo touch on a wide variety of compelling topics.
This episode takes “a field trip to Times Square with Nona Willis Aronowitz, author of Bad Sex, to learn about Deep Throat, ‘porno chic,’ and the unresolved feminist battle over whether to eradicate pornography or make more of it. Digressions include Carol Clover, this discovery of the clitoris, and Harry Reems (Joel Reems’ distant cousin).”
Certified Sex Educator, adult entertainer, decriminalization advocate, and DSW ally, Elle Stanger hosts weekly guests to discuss common sexuality topics, including non-monogamy, STI’s, sex education, jealousy, pleasure, relationships, sex work and more.
Meet Aella, the daughter of evangelical Christians, turned sex worker, turned data scientist. Reason’s Liz Wolfe interviewed Aella for a wide-ranging conversation about everything from how sex work made her a better data scientist to why many successful practitioners in her industry are selling not only sex but also the personal connections that so many of us are missing in our lives.
San Antonio had one of the busiest red-light districts in the country, where brothels and other vice businesses thrived. Running Red-Lights is a limited series podcast from Texas Public Radio about the history of sex work in San Antonio. The journalists uncover the women who ran the industry, but who weren’t allowed to make history.
From Texas Public Radio, this is episode four of a miniseries examining sex work and San Antonio’s historic red light district. In the shadow of Texas’s new law making it a felony to buy of sexual services, this episode asks “How do changing laws impact the day to day lives of sex workers? And where is the line drawn between work and trafficking?”
This episode unpacks the act of having sex as a means of labor, and is an economic exploration into the world’s oldest profession and efforts to decriminalize sex work. “If you really hate it so much and you don’t want people to do it, the best thing you can do is to decriminalize it.”