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No Money, No Honey!

High class prostitutes in Madrid are taking a political stand against the banking fraternity by withdrawing sexual favour until they agree to provide credit for economically challenged families and businesses. Lee Moran for the Mail online writes “bankers became so … Continue reading

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100 Countries and their Prostitution Policy

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Jon Milwards Blog: ‘Dirty Words’ and ‘Life of a Call Girl’

In October 2010 Jon Millward (journalist/writer/social commentator) carried out a textual analysis of over a million words used, in field reports, to descibe escorts by the men who had paid for them.  He looked at the frequency of descriptive words and plotted … Continue reading

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Imagining Women: Prostitution, the Aestheticization of the Whore and the Social Organization of Desire

Part three ‘Feminist Postmodernisms and Ethnographies of Difference: Between Modernity and Postmodernity’ of Maggie O’Neill’s book ‘Prostitution and Feminism: Towards a Politics of Feeling’ Looks at the ‘social organisation of desire and the aestheticization of the whore in contemporary society’. Drawing … Continue reading

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Films About or Including Themes of Prostitution or Erotic Labour

Nights of Cabiria, (Le notti di Cabiria) 1957, Italian film directed by Federico Fellini and starring his wife Giulietta Masina as the prostitute Cabiria Ceccarelli. Belle Du Jour, 1967, French film directed by Luis Buñuel. The film stars Catherine Deneuve as a … Continue reading

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Art is prostitution – Baudelaire

‘Love is the desire of prostitution. There is not even one noble pleasure which cannot be reduced to prostitution. At a play, at a ball, each one finds pleasure in all. What is art? Prostitution.’ Intimate papers from the unpublished … Continue reading

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Don’t call me a whore!

(Pricilla) Alexander argues that we will never be free until women stop being afraid of being called a whore. Maggie O’Neill in response to Pricilla Alexander co-author of ‘Whores and Other Feminists’ 1997.

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