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Morality, Society and Sex Work

Sex work is a topic that is widely contested in the modern day. From debates on its principles to its human rights connotations in the political sphere, here’s a look into the issue.

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Why The ABCs Of Sex Work Matter

The article highlights the need for a more conscious and cognizant use of language while talking about sex work – using language as a tool for social equality, as opposed to one of oppression. Since this outdated use of language has impacted the material conditions under which sex workers are forced to operate, it remains a matter of utmost importance.

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Sex: Perceptions From Past To Present

Sex, while an innate act in itself, has seen it’s perception stuck in a volatile position. This article explores how sex has been perceived by the Indian masses over millennia, and why this perception has changed.

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Sex Positivity – The Side That Is Not So Positive

The article talks about the way societal narratives of sex positivity prove to be reductionist and exclusionary, how sex gets reduced down to a reproductive activity, and how there’s not much relief from the expectations the movement sets for people who do not identify with being vocal or overt about their identity vis-a-vis their preferences and experiences.

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The Voice Of Her

The Voice Of Her TRIGGER WARNING: This article mentions sexual abuse and rape. She was 7. Every day was a new adventure of watching new

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