CW: This episode is about a serious subject and we talk about violence, sexual assault, drug use, forced labour, racism, and use the p-word.
It’s time for a Jenna-sode! This week we are talking about the moral panic of human trafficking, and how the best of intentions can cause serious harm to sex workers and victims of trafficking alike. Our misconception for the week is that sex workers are women and clients are men. For Shit People Say we go on a surprise journey into the Star Wars universe, and we discuss receiving gifts from clients.
Emergency Support Fund for Sex Workers in Australia: https://chuffed.org/project/sex-worker-support
2:25 - Main segment: The moral panic of human trafficking
32:43 - Misconception: Sex workers are women, clients are men
36:22 - Shit People Say: Surprise Star Wars roleplay
41:19 - Question of the Week - How do you feel about receiving gifts? Is a gift at every booking too much?
Travel Agency: A Critique of Anti-Trafficking Campaigns, Nandita Sharma, 2003
Migrant Workers in the UK Sex Industry, Dr Nick Mai, 2011
White Slave Traffic in International Law, Jean Allain, 2017
The Evolution of Human Trafficking Messaging in the United States and its Effect on Public Opinion, Tabitha Bonilla & Cecilia Hyunjong Mo, 2018
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