Prostitution….the broken rocking horse….

wrongfuldissmiss

Today I am going to pop my cherry….in cyberspace….My first blog….

My topic is currently making ripples (and tidal waves!), not only in online subculture, but right out there in all forms of social and mainstream media.

“We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.”—VICTOR HUGO, Les Misérables

Prostitution…..many people claim it as one of humanities oldest professions and they have traced its roots back to the Mesopotamian Sumerian civilizations of over 5000 years ago.  Mainly women, but men also, and sometimes children, have either sold themselves, or have been sold, for the sexual gratification of others since the history of civilization was first recorded.  There are varying accounts of how and why prostitution occurred, religious perspectives, cultural perspectives, and prostitution in terms of political, social, and financial influences.  One thing is certain…

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