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Thu Apr 12 05:38:51 BST 2012
> From: Aruvqan aruvqan at gmail.com
> On 4/11/2012 9:21 AM, Howard Brazee wrote:
> > On Apr 11, 2012, at 3:30 AM, Aruvqan wrote:
> >> On 4/10/2012 10:05 PM, Howard Brazee wrote:
> >>> Same thing can be said for prostitution. When you're starving, does it make much difference if your parents sold you to the pimp (or final customer), or whether you did the same thing? Sort of. Maybe.
> >> No. I may choose to starve, or sell myself. That is nothing like being sold involuntarily to a brothel.
> >> <snip>
> > How about selling yourself to a brothel to feed your child? Either way, the brothel owns you. Sure some brothels are coops that allow workers to leave - but I was referring to the other kind.
> I would not sell myself to a brothel at all. I might open one of my own
> if I could find a reasonably trustworthy man to be the muscle. I would
> prefer to remain an independent contractor as it were. The best option
> overall would be to move elsewhere and set up as a grass widow, or even
> find some man to marry. The options for a woman have historically been
> sucktastic if she has little to no resources.
Sometimes a woman had better luck setting up as a cook than as a prostitute.
Less competition, better working conditions, and more customers.
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