Norway makes it a criminal offense to pay for sex

This just in: The Norwegian Parliament has voted in favour of making payment for sexual acts a criminal offence in order to protect vulnerable women and children. The law passed with 44 votes in favour and 28 against and will come into effect on January 1, 2009. The legislation — inspired by the success of […]

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Announcing: Our Voices Matter

It is our pleasure to publicize this announcement: Our Voices Matter (OVM) is a grassroots, online project that has recently been launched to bring to the forefront the voices of individuals who have been harmed by prostitution, pornography, and trafficking. OVM seeks to provide a safe space for survivors to give voice to how prostitution, […]

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US Department of State: “Prostitution: To Legalize Or Not”

This November 17 post on the US Department of State’s official blog is spot on. We reproduce the text here… Prostitution: To Legalize Or Not About the Author: Ambassador Mark P. Lagon is Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State and Director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in […]

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Wall Street Journal: “Craigslist Gets Tougher On ‘Erotic Services’ Ads”

Today’s Wall Street Journal reports on new actions to reduce prostitution ads in Craigslist: Craigslist Inc. agreed to crack down on ads posted by prostitutes, responding to government complaints that the classified-ad Web site has become a free clearinghouse for illegal sexual services. In an agreement with attorneys general from 40 states, the San Francisco-based […]

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We are pleased to pass along this announcement: AntiPornActivist.comWe are proud to (finally) announce the launch of, our gateway to antiporn activism is designed to be a one-stop resource for any newly minted activist seeking to answer that depressing question, “What can one lonely person do about the vast and powerful porn industry?”Lucky […]

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