The laws dictating sex work across the country remain the subject of vociferous debate. In England, Wales and Scotland, prostitution itself the exchange of sexual services for money is completely legal. However, a number of related activities — including soliciting in a public place, kerb crawling, owning or managing a brothel, pimping and pandering — are crimes. Therefore, sex workers have to choose between keeping safe and getting arrested.
A sex worker honestly reviews Louis Theroux’s new documentary
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It can be voluntary or involuntary. It can mean anything from pole dancing to stripping to prostitution to therapy. With a term so hard to pin down, forming an opinion about the definition becomes equally complex. The 11 films on this list walk outside the boundaries of the industry and show us just how vast and diverse the world surrounding this occupation can be. The majority of sex workers aren't fantastical bleached-blond porn starlets with larger-than-life boob jobs: They're real working people who get frustrated with the constraints of their various jobs, lifestyles and microeconomies, just like everyone else.
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In it, she spotlights the stories of women working in the sex industry with the groundbreaking court they enter after being arrested: Queens human trafficking intervention court. Coming together over the course of two years, the film emphasizes the subtleties of human trafficking: the coercion, the manipulation and the vast variety of reasons why women enter into illegal sex work. No story is similar, and this is intentional.
Exploring different aspects of Britain's burgeoning sex industry. From a wry look at the production of sex toys and Britain's changing desires, to a revealing look behind closed doors of a busy brothel. Language: English.