Tuesday, June 15, 2004
Belle de Jour on British Prostitution Reform Proposals
Toleration zones for streetwalking are under consideration in some British cities and in the UK more generally. (Prostitution per se is legal in Britain, but streetwalking and soliciting are illegal.) British call girl and award-winning blogger Belle de Jour has commented on the new proposals. Belle does not support the toleration zones, partly on the grounds that they will only be allowed in such desolate parts of the city that sex workers will be less safe than at present. Belle favors legal brothels, however.