Ok, it was about 24 hours. Just enough time to do 2 outcalls on opposites sides of Scotland (Yay for Superfloozy 🙂 ), but that’s hardly the point is it now?
Everything was fine yesterday afternoon and then I return home to this!
Harman challenges Arnold Schwarzenegger to shut down prostitute site PunterNet
WHAT??!!!! Why?? So I read on and found that reason is:
The Equalities Minister condemned PunterNet, a site which allows men to compare and rate prostitutes, as “the ultimate commodification of women”.
Ok, let’s start with that:
PunterNet allows people (yes, men and women) to review prostitutes. Yes, we in the industry see it as a good thing. It helps people to choose the right girl for them. People are purchasing a service. Then they pop over to Punternet and let other folks know whether they got received a good service or not and whether it was value for money. They rate the service they got, not the girl per se. Much the same as you would pop over to a site and rate a Plumber or a Builder, but you won’t see Ms Harperson whinging about that in a hurry.
Outlining her plans to ban sex with women under the control of pimps, Ms Harman declared: “prostitution is not work. It’s exploitation of women by men.”
Read that very carefully.
The Harpy Ms Harperson is not against exploitation of women, she against prostitution. Why doesn’t she just come out and say that? What about female clients? Do they not exist? Or do they not exploit? What about male prostitutes? Oh deary me, have I poked a ickle hole in her argument?
Anyway, to continue, I’ll take this next quote one piece at a time:
Ms Harman said: There is now a website …
Woah! Great job Sherlock! It’s only been around since 1999!!
…where pimps put women on sale for sex and then men who’ve had sex with them put their comments on line
Pimps? If a pimp posted on there, well, let’s just say they would find him and show him the error of his ways…
Women for sale eh? Well as this was the London page that was being referred to I’ll have a Burlesque Honey and an Emily Jones to go please. 🙂 But, first you’ll need to explain to them that “their pimps” have put them “on sale”. Go on, I double dare you Harriet! Stand really close to either of those girls, or any other on that page and say that to them. That’s the problem though isn’t it. We have no voice. Equality my lily white arse! Do you have any idea how frustrating it is to be shouted down by man-hating radical feminists at every turn?
Anyway, back to the point at hand:
It is the ultimate commodification of women and puts women at risk. It is truly degrading.
Firstly, just for my own gratification: Commodification? Making up new words are we?
No it isn’t commoditisation, we provide a service and we choose to advertise that service on PunterNet.
Risk? The only one putting women at risk here is Harriet bloody Harman!!
Degrading? Why is it? Because you (Harriet) would find it degrading to have sex for money? Well you’d better not do it then eh? I, on the other hand, do not find it degrading at all. So don’t pass your feelings, morals and ideals off as mine. Ok?
Think on this:
In the early 20th century, when women asked to be heard, they were patted on the head and told that they didn’t really know what they wanted. How could they? They were only women after all.
In the early 21st century, when independent, self employed women ask to be heard, you pat us on the head and tell us that we don’t really know what we want. How can we? We are only prostitutes after all.
You (Harriet, Julie et al) are a disgrace to the women’s movement.
Yours independently, un-pimped, un-coerced and so far (despite you) legally.
Quote of the day:
The only way to be truly misogynistic is to be a woman. – Randy K. Milholland