"The term is considered preferable because it recognizes that sex work is labor like any other profession and distances the person from the stigma associated with the word prostitute." (prostitution)
"Prostitution refers to the performance of a sexual act in exchange for some form of payment, typically money." (prostitution)
"Prostitute: " She's dead.."(disturbed) Macy loses it when she finds out. Velvet was because almost like a motherly figure to Macy and it was hard for Macy to hear that.
""You're dressed like you're on the clock" Officer white"(disturbed) The police officers pay more attention to arresting a porostitute than a disturbed and deranged girl that is yielding a weapon.
Prostitution should be legal for health and economic reasons
"It's estimate that there are approximately one million working prostitutes in the United States." (prostitution)
"It's estimated that there are approximately one million working prostitutes in the United States, part of a sex trade that generates over $14 billion annually", They are huge economic factor, but also they need prostitution to be legalized for their health and safety reasons. "He or she can face different types of safety threats. Similarly, sex workers are vulnerable to unique health risks."(prostitution)
Globally, there are millions of women and children enslaved in the human trafficking industry. According to the FBI's [Federal Bureau of Investigation's] 2011 report on trafficking, it is the fastest-growing business of organized crime and the third-largest criminal enterprise in the world. (Sex trafficking)
In The Disturbed Girls Dictionary, Macy gets especially close to one prostitute named velvet. At first Macy is always calling her a skank and stuff because there's always one around the city but after a while she just realizes that she is just another person just like her/her mom trying to get some money. "What saved me was the white ho. "You leave her alone!""(disturbed)
"But the real mark of feminism is trusting women to do what they want with their bodies. And it's at least listening to women about what sort of policy would help everyone exercise that kind of control. Sex workers are trying to talk to all of us right now. It just feels like no one wants to hear. "( sex workers)
"According to a 2016 Marist poll, 49 percent of Americans supported legalization, while 44 percent opposed it. Decriminalization and legalization increase the likelihood that sex workers will receive adequate safety information, health care, social services, and assistance from law enforcement. Some studies have suggested that eliminating sex work prohibitions and offering enforcement-free zones have contributed to decreases in reported sexual assault rates and other crime.
Other feminists and sex-trade workers (frequently referred to as sex-workers' rights groups) claim sex workers are businesswomen who should be granted the same freedom to work as any other worker. (The debate)
"Many people who support the decriminalization and legalization of prostitution believe doing so will reduce the risks faced by people engaging in sex work."(prostitution) It would save a ton of innocent peoples lives.
However, most of prostitution is for money. A lot of immigrants use it to gain finical stability. Legalizing it would greatly benefit them to reduce health risk and spread of STD, and they would be able to report sex offenders freely. This would protect a lot of men and women from being enslaved, or murdered.
"Women in the sex-trade industry are entrepreneurs who should be granted the same rights as workers in other fields. Fully legalizing prostitution would help protect sex workers from the abuse and exploitation that permeates the illegal sex-trade industry."(decriminalizing) Legalizing prostitution would help men and women have a safer work environment, prevent more STDs, and increase the economy.