Margo St. James


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  • ''Punishing the prostitute promotes the rape of all women. When prostitution is a crime, the message conveyed is that women who are sexual are "bad," and therefore legitimate victims of sexual assault. Sex becomes a weapon to be used by men.''
    Margo St. James (b. 1937), U.S. prostitute, activist. Quoted in San Francisco Examiner (April 29, 1979).
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