Sex Workers Face Insecurity in a World Without Backpage

On 6 April, 2018, the classified advertising website Backpage was seized by US federal authorities. A notice from the agencies involved in a joint action against Backpage replaced the site’s homepage, linking visitors to the indictment against seven of Backpage’s staffers. They were charged with money laundering and violating the Travel Act by facilitating prostitution.Continue reading “Sex Workers Face Insecurity in a World Without Backpage”