Per Karen Straughan, sex is the value that women bring to compensate the productivity value expended on their behalf. Marriage or institutional or religious or state sanction is unwanted and unnecessary to facilitate this exchange but rather only corrupts it.
It’s time we let the prohibitionists know that if they want to pick on sex workers, we have a whole lot of brothers and sisters they’re going to have to face as well. – “Friday the Thirteenth Again”
Every year has at least one Friday the Thirteenth, and there can be as many as three in a year; next year will be that way, with the day appearing in February, March and November. The longest time that can pass between two such days is 14 months, as noted in “The Last Thirteen for Fourteen“. But this year we only have one, in the middle of the year, and that’s today. Regular readers know what this means, but for those who’ve joined us since December, here’s how I explained it last September:
…from soon after the beginning of this blog, I’ve asked those of you who aren’t sex…
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