Who’s afraid of the big, bad sex worker?
Kitty Green’s “Ukraine is Not a Brothel” is a documentary that goes beyond both politics and T&A hype to bring us a complex portrait of a movement seemingly riddled with contradiction.
“Meet the Fokkens” is a nuanced portrait and loving celebration of 70-year-old twins Martine and Louise Fokken, two vivacious ladies of the night who’ve been selling sex in Amsterdam’s infamous red light district since 1961.
No one ever wanted to save me from being a waitress the way they wanted to save my best friend from being a stripper.
Magnanti claims she doesn’t object to the concept of “hookerdom,” yet she does not once refer to herself as a “hooker.”
“Showing off your boobs and getting a free drink is promoted as the pinnacle of womanly achievement.”
This is not the agency’s first attempt at policing sexuality under the guise of public health and disease prevention.