Prostitution law

Photo of a prostitute by Capitan Giona
National

India should have a sex industry

The collective sexuality of the nation is still very Victorian, and now moving toward worse Victorian. Moral judgments around sex are such that sex is near dead beyond the instinctive “itch” that gets tittered about by frustrated women or blustered about by equally frustrated men. I think we need to accept that sex exists, lots of […]

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Photo of a prostitute by Capitan Giona
Women's rights

Prostitution, sex trafficking, sexual slavery and personal autonomy

A pro-choice response to an article Taslima Nasreen wrote calling for the abolishment of prostitution: Sex Slavery Must be Abolished While Taslima Nasreen and I both share a concern for women’s rights and I have absolutely no quarrel with sex trafficking or slavery being abolished, we are very different in the solutions we find acceptable […]

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General
Hindutva
Radicalization

Governments and sexuality

Governments the world over are obsessed with regulating the sexuality of their citizens. Without getting into the histories and cultures of other countries, in this article, I limit myself to the country and people I know somewhat – Indian Hindus. Just read in some newspaper that a call girl racket was busted. Okay, great. Now, […]

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