Reason senior editor Elizabeth Nolan Brown has done extensive research and coverage on the topic of sex work and joins us in this episode to talk about it from a liberty-minded perspective.
She also takes the time to define sex work vs. sex trafficking and explains how authoritarians use the latter term to punish and harm people who engage in sex work without coercion. She also details how inaccurate studies have led to paranoia about child sex trafficking.
There’s conversation about how radical feminism colluded with social conservatives to blur the definitions between consensual prostitution and sex trafficking, how criminalization of sex work protects rapists & abusers, whether there’s such a thing as “safe” sex work, as well as the rise of webcamming and web galleries as a way for sex workers to avoid exploitation.
There’s talk about the recent Wayfair “scandal,” as well as the “happy ending” massage parlor phenomenon and how it has become the #1 way for law enforcement to make themselves look like they are effectively fighting trafficking.
You can’t miss this incredibly compelling episode of Proof Of Love!About the Guest:Elizabeth Nolan Brown is a senior editor at Reason, where she writes regularly on the intersections of sex, speech, tech, crime, politics, panic, and civil liberties, and president ofthe libertarian feminist group Feminists for Liberty. Her writing has also appeared in publications such as The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, Buzzfeed, Playboy, Fox News, Politico, and Libertarianism.org. She lives in Washington, D.C.Do you have a burning question, or a show idea for us? Please email us at email@example.com! If you like this content, please send a tip with BTC to 1Q2QHoNowg8D2QzWhBQU1YrraG771aCpgSMore Info: Tatiana MorozCrypto Media HubElizabeth Nolan Brown on ReasonFriends and Sponsors of the Show:Let’s Talk BitcoinThe Tatiana ShowRemember, this is a new show, so if you like it, please be sure to tell 3 friends! Leave a good review on Itunes, and be sure to follow us on our socials!*You have been listening to Proof of Love. This show may contain adult content, language, and humor and is intended for mature audiences. If that’s not you, please stop listening. Nothing you hear on Proof of Love is intended as financial advice, legal advice, therapy or really, anything other than entertainment. Take everything you hear with a grain of salt. Oh, and if you’re hearing us on an affiliate network, the ideas and views expressed on this show, are not necessarily those of the network you are listening on, or of any sponsors or any affiliate products you may hear about on the show.