On prostitution

Chaotic Blue, acrylic, 50 x 100 cm, by M.K. Hajdin

Chaotic Blue, acrylic, 50 x 100 cm, by M.K. Hajdin

“Saying someone ‘chose’ prostitution is like saying someone chose to jump off a roof, but no one mentioned the building was on fire.”

– Jacqueline S. Homan

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On abolition

Wall of Ice by M.K. Hajdin

Wall of Ice by M.K. Hajdin

…One of the things that makes the sex industry distinct from other industries is that harm to workers is actually the product being sold, rather than a by-product. Thus the sex industry is not just another industry and cannot be reformed into something consistent with feminist or socialist ideals. It must be abolished.

— Commenter Independent Radical, from this post.