Thursday, 27 August 2015 A Raid On Rights

It is hard to see the harm done by, but it’s easy to see the harm done by the raid on society at large. The criminalization of voluntary, consensual sexual relations among adults is incompatible with the rights to personal autonomy and privacy – internationally recognized human rights that everyone, including individuals engaged in sex work, is entitled to. Criminalization creates barriers for those engaged in sex work to exercise basic rights and to seek access to justice, health care, and other available services...

Grameme Reid, Human Rights Watch 

PS New York Times condemns Homeland Security's Peculiar Prosection Of Rentboy.

1 comment:

  1. This is what happens when you give authoritarian people power under the guise of fighting terrorism.