Going after the demand side of the sex trade makes sense, and this national movement to end demand for the sex trade isn't just a "moral crusade." End Demand Illinois campaign advocates for a variety of strategies.
Far too often, the exploitation that is occurring is a result of social and structural conditions that we've created as a society. Collapsing choice, circumstance, and coercion into one category of sex work or trafficking erodes the nuances that explain people's engagement with sex for money.
While I don't plan on filming my next exercise movie in a tiny tube top or storing my interval timer in my cleavage a la Zuzana, her message of strength, resilience and living life on her own terms is one I can definitely get behind.
Our country is facing a glut of complex problems that no single politician, political party, or other organization can solve in a lasting way, without help. For shifts of this magnitude, we need social movements and compelling leaders.