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Many sex workers not victims, want rights

By Tracy Ryan

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 07, 2013

~~<p>Before everyone gets too excited about the anti-trafficking bills passed by our Legislature this year, I hope people will take a minute to realize that this is a very controversial area. Anti-trafficking groups have come under widespread criticism for the world view they promote regarding prostitution and for the &quot;solutions&quot; they suggest.</p>
<p>There are two sides to this discussion.</p>
~~

Before everyone gets too excited about the anti-trafficking bills passed by our Legislature this year, I hope people will take a minute to realize that this is a very controversial area. Anti-trafficking groups have come under widespread criticism for the world view they promote regarding prostitution and for the "solutions" they suggest.

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