Not for Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography

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Aberdeen (South Dakota), strip bars in, 307
Abzug, Bella, 426
addiction to pornographic lifestyle, 59–60
Abu Ghraib Prison (Iraq)
sexualised abuse of prisoners at, 194–204
women's participation in abuse, 201–4
action in solidarity with prostituted women, 299–300
advertising, 8, 158, 194
changing roles of media and public, 180–1
audience as commodity, 181
affluence of US, 35–6
African-American women in prostitution, 85–8, 302
agriculture, subsistence displaced by
corporate, 184
alcohol, harms of, 186
Alexandra, Priscilla, 282–3
Alliance for the Safety of Prostitutes (ASP, Canada), 220
Allison, Dorothy, 272
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 194
American Indian women in prostitution, 302
American man, 'average', 99
Amis, Martin, 'A Rough Trade', 17
anhedonia, 280
anonymity and disguise, 51–3
anti-porn activists, 271–2, 273, 331–47
Anti-Pornography-&-Prostitution Research
Group (Japan), 82–3
anti-globalization movement, 192–3
anti-sex, xiii
Arab men, humiliation by documentary porn, 197
Arab Mind, The (Raphael Pataiv), 197
Argentina, impact of neoliberalism, 168
Art Group of ABC Nepal (theatre troupe), 412, 417
assault, link to pornography, 72–3
legalised brothel prostitution in, 252–66
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) codes, 252–66
autobiographical narrative, 332
'bait and switch' scam, 8
Barnard Conference on Sexuality, 272
Baubo, 374–5
beauty, appreciation of, 342
Bellmore, Teddy and Lenore, 315–18
Bemidji (Minnesota), corruption of law
enforcement officers, 313–14
Big Business, 160
Birth of a Nation, The (1915 movie), 89, 90
bisexuality, 342
Black men
penis size as defining feature, 92, 97–8
portrayal in pornography, 89–100
as sexual monsters, 90–2
as spoiler of white women, 89
Black women in pornography, 85–8, 302
'whores' myth, 86
Blackwell, Susana Remerata, 419
Blackwell, Timothy, 419
Blow Bang #4 (videotape), 28–9
body, paranoia about language focusing on, 367
bombs, 29–31
bondage magazines, 85
boys, message about prostitution to, 357
Bright, Suzie, 285, 287
brothel owners
responsibilities of, 257
pressure workers into unsafe practices, 265
prostitution in (Australian), 252–66, 386
Daily Planet (Australia), 245–6
employment methods, 9
in frontier times, 329
legalisation of, 386
in Nevada, 283
reports of violence in, 246–7
website advertising of, 44
bulletin boards, 44
business-level pimps, 8–9
cable (TV) networks, 39
Cairns, Jim, 207
'adult entertainment' industry booming, 219
Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 211, 214
civil vs. criminal law for violence against
women, 226–7, 230–1
coroners' inquests, 227
custody and access to children of divorcing
parents, 232–3
diversion programs for violent men, 231–2
Divorce Act and patriarchal family, 214
divorce law change proposed, 232–6
domestic violence courts, 231


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