Cult of Gracie

Valiant Gnostic Of Sexuality

July 24, 2013
by Gracie
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Call For Papers: Special Issue on Sex Trafficking in Sociological Perspectives

The following is a call for papers (links added by yours truly). Dear Colleagues, We (Barb Brents, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Kari Lerum, University of Washington, Bothell) are guest editors for a special cluster (half issue) of Sociological … Continue reading

May 11, 2013
by Gracie
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“Objectively So Rare” & Rare Objectivity

There’s been quite a lot of coverage surrounding the release of the young women, Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus, abducted and held in Cleveland. Some of it has been excellent ~ most notably that on The Rachel Maddow … Continue reading

June 7, 2012
by Gracie
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Definitions & Distinctions In Sex Work, Trafficking, And Sex Worker Activism

There’s a public blog which is a companion to the Survivors Connect Network, “a private online meeting place for survivors of prostitution and sex trafficking”; the bog is where I found an interesting post by Stella Marr, a former prostitute … Continue reading

May 25, 2012
by Gracie
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“You’ve been a whore. You’ll never get rid of that name. So be one.”

Meet the Fokkens, a documentary about Louise and Martine Fokkens, 69-year-old twin sisters who have worked in prostitution in Amsterdam’s infamous Red Light District for over fifty years. They freed themselves from the control of their pimps, ran their own … Continue reading

April 20, 2012
by Gracie
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More Sex Trafficking Myth-Information

Nicholas Kristof says, “The biggest forum for sex trafficking of under-age girls in the United States appears to be a Web site called Backpage.com.” Not exactly sure why he can say that; but I’ll let him continue for now, because … Continue reading

March 9, 2012
by Gracie
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Read What Your Leader Reads: Cult Of Gracie Link Round-Up

I’ve restarted The Marketing Whore ~ Hip-Hip-Whore-ay! Aside from doing that, and a few posts at Sex Kitten, I’ve had little time online this week. But here’s what I’ve been reading… I originally was going to post this link at … Continue reading