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  • Radical feminists:

    the sex industry is dangerous to women!

  • Sex workers:

    I experience these dangers and also depend on my job to support myself, so will you support me in making my working conditions safer?

  • Radical feminists:

    the sex industry results in human trafficking!

  • Sex workers:

    actually, sex trafficking statistics are confused with trafficking statistics for domestic labor and often include voluntary sex workers such as migrant workers.

  • Radical feminists:

    the sex industry causes rape!

  • Sex workers:

    we're at risk of violence due to stigma surrounding our work that results in an inability to report that basically allows rapists to target us without giving us any recourse.

  • Radical feminists:

    we need to shut down the sex industry to protect these women!

  • Sex workers:

    forcing us out of our jobs is just going to force us into poverty though, why don't you listen to us and help us make our work safer?

  • Radical feminists:

    false consciousness! handmaidens of the patriarchy!

  • Sex workers:

    I thought you wanted to help us?

  • Radical feminists:

    fuck you for selling out women! You deserve what you get! Throwing women under the bus!

  • Sex workers:

    . . .

  • Radical feminists:

    I only care about trafficked women!

  • Sex trafficking survivors:

    criminalization actually makes things worse for us by contributing to stigma, statist violence and limiting our ability to access support through peer-based organizations and other workers

  • Radical feminists:

    abolish the sex industry!

  • Sex workers and trafficking survivors:

    . . .

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