Unequal

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  • Response to Debbie Nathan article, 'Oversexed' (The Nation: August 29, 2005)
  • Farley takes position that 'prostitution was understood as a dominating transformation of women into a special type of commodity where the man who buys her shapes her into his own physical and psychological masturbatory entity.'
  • Farley points out that 'extreme violence of prostitution is comparable to war combat in terms of physical assault, rape, and homicide.'
  • Objects to prostitution as an institution
  • Critiques sex work advocates as 'promoting prostitution as a good-enough job for poor women'
  • Discusses and critiques HIV/AIDS prevention funds being used toward providing condoms to prostitutes and Ôjohns'