Essay about A Feminist 's Argument On How Sex Work

701 Words Dec 12th, 2016 3 Pages
Kelly J. Bell, “A Feminist 's Argument On How Sex Work Can Benefit Women” expressed sex work can help women to understand their sexuality and have control over their bodies. For women to be able to express their sexuality in the way they want can allow themselves to feel empowered. For example, “Sex work would not need to conform to the heteronormative, sometimes oppressive model of men paying women for sex” (Bell, 2009). This means sex work can change norms in society. Furthermore, Sex workers can explore their sexuality in having clients that’s not only men but women too. When it comes to women bodies “the right to control our sexuality is as essential to feminism as the right to control our reproduction. Any law that denies a women’s control over her body is a law that labels women as second-class citizens and places them under the control of men” (Bell,2009). Women should be able to choose what they want to do with their bodies, where there are laws that stop women from becoming sex workers it shows that women bodies are not their own bodies. If some women want to have sex for money, they should have that option. It is their bodies and should not be told what to do with it. People normally do not tell men that they should not have sex with multiply people, so why women cannot be told the same thing? Women live in a male dominated society that it becomes hard for to express their sex drive.

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