Sex Worker and Prostitution Issues: Student Homepage
"I am in a debate class (or writing a paper) about the
(or decriminalization) of prostitution or trafficking vs sex work. How can
I get information?"
- First go to a report
from The San Francisco Task Force on Prostitution, and read the Executive
Summary and Summary of Recommendations (and you can skim or read the
What people in the US think of when they think of prostitution, is
on the street, however this is because street prostitution is the
most visible. Street-based sex workers receive the brunt of discrimination,
and are also more frequently arrested.The majority of prostitution
in the US and most places is not street prostitution-- most
prostitution is hidden, indoors.
- Next, refer to the a piece
about the definitions and meanings of decriminalization or legalization
- This site has arguments on both sides. http://prostitution.procon.org/
- BAYSWAN is currently updating statistics. Older
the statistics are here and and can apply
some to your argument.
- Perhaps there is room in your report for an example
of model legislation.
This would be quite helpful as it helps people envision a decriminalized
Interviews for Reports on Prostitution: Carol
Leigh AKA Scarlot Harlot
We are available if you need to interview someone
for your project, because of the abundance of requests, we are not
able to provide that service for free. However, if you donate $50.00
using our PayPal account, we will schedule an audio interview on
the phone or Skype audio for you with Ms. Leigh. For $100.00 we
also offer video interviews on Skype or your preferred
Write us at email@example.com
to make sure we can schedule this according to your needs before you
make your purchase. When we agree in a time, then visit our interview
page. After we receive notice of payment (from Paypal) we will arrange
the interview ASAP, often on the same day if we had agreed on that
If you would like additional materials we can arrange that in conjunction
with the call. Otherwise, there's a lot of information online, and
I will be happy to answer questions.
Let me know how it goes...
For more information, see the resources below:
- See this list of books that you can order
now from Amazon.com
- BAYSWAN is in the process of updating statitstics.
Older statistics with footnotes are still
- This chart
summarizes prostitution laws around the world.
- A long short story from
one prostitutes' perspective that may interest students.
- A prostitute writes about Working
- Information about prostitutes
and law enforcement
- For a description of what prostitutes' rights is
all about read a manifesto from sex workers
Worker Rights T-Shirts and Gift Items
Search this site for your precise subject matter.
us and let us know:
1) How you found PENet?
2) What is your research project about?
3) Can PENet make your paper available through our Students' Homepage?
(when will it be completed?)
Submit the results of your research to be posted on this website.
To speak to someone, you can call BAYSWAN at (415)
751-1659 and leave your email address, but you must also email us.
To set up a phone interview emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org see the above section on interviews. Because
of the abundance of requests, we are offering interviews to those
who can donate $50.00 through PayPal.
but you must email email@example.com
first to arrange this before your purchase. Put "Arranging
Interview Through Paypal" in subject line.
For more information,
and go to our web site: