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NPR Interviews Lead Author Of Lancet Paper Calling For Sex Work Decriminalization

NPR: Legalizing Prostitution Would Protect Sex Workers From HIV
“If prostitution were legal around the world, the transmission of HIV among female sex workers would go down by at least a third, according to a paper presented at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia. … Goats and Soda spoke to Dr. Kate Shannon, director of the Gender and Sexual Health Initiative of the BC Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS in British Columbia, and lead author of published in the July 22 journal The Lancet…” (Brink, 7/23).

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