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Sex Workers: Stepping Out of the Shadows: Pomona’s open secret: Prostitution unveiled

Pomona is known for a lot, such as its eclectic art galleries, moshing punk shows and multicultural cuisines. It is also known for the fishnets and stilettos that catch the eyes of most when driving down Holt Avenue also known as “The Blade.”

Sex Workers: Stepping Out of the Shadows: From survival to service: The journey of a former sex worker turned advocate

“My own Mama pimped me out,” said Stephanie Sepeda, founder and CEO of Project Resilience and former sex worker.

Sex Workers: Stepping Out of the Shadows: Online sex work and stripping prove safer than prostitution

Online sex work is not only a safer option for the worker but for the consumers as well who can request specialized services from the comfort of their own home, diminishing the threat of violence, sex trafficking, drugs and STDs.

Professor discusses various uses for virtual reality technology

Professor Grace Kyungwon Hong analyzed the effects of virtual reality technology during the Phebe Spalding Lecture in Gender and Women’s Studies at the Pomona College on Feb. 24 via Zoom.

Human trafficking prevalent locally

Human trafficking is an international issue with a $32 billion industry worldwide. Sex trafficking in part, is often presented as a problem in countries outside the United States.

Conference stresses issues of sex trade

Issues of sexual exploitation and the sex trade in San Bernardino County were addressed at the Human Trafficking: Issues of Gender Inequality conference March 14 at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario.

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