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Ep. 16: Prostitution as Commodification of the Human Body Part 1 March 22nd, 2017 Benjamin Nolot and Laila Mickelwait talk about how prostitution is the commodification of the human body. They also discuss the way that commodification is fundamental to the way that the prostitution industry operates.   Resources... Listen to Episode Ep. 15: Interview with Rebecca Bender March 16th, 2017 Benjamin and Laila were honored to interview Rebecca Bender in this week’s podcast episode. Rebecca is a nationally recognized and awarded expert on domestic sex trafficking. After escaping nearly six years of both labor and... Listen to Episode Ep. 14: Interview with Dr. Melissa Farley March 7th, 2017 Benjamin and Laila are privileged to interview Dr. Melissa Farley in this podcast episode. Dr. Farley has practiced as a clinical psychologist for 40 years. She brings that experience to her consultations with agencies, governments,... Listen to Episode Ep. 13: Is Prostitution A Choice? Part 3 February 28th, 2017 The conversation surrounding the issue of choice in prostitution continues. Benjamin Nolot and Laila Mickelwait go even deeper to dispute some of society's most commonly believed “exceptions” to the rule, that allow the alleviation of... Listen to Episode Episode 12: Is Prostitution A Choice? Part 2 February 21st, 2017 Benjamin Nolot and Laila Mickelwait continue to discuss the issue of choice within the context of the prostitution industry. This time they focus the conversation on the way that people are pushed into prostitution by... Listen to Episode Episode 11: Is Prostitution A Choice? Part 1 February 14th, 2017 Is prostitution a choice? That is the question that Benjamin Nolot and Laila Mickelwait unpack and seek to answer in the first of a three part podcast series on the topic. Specifically in this episode... Listen to Episode Ep. 10: Understanding Prostitution as a Form of Sexual Abuse Part 2 February 7th, 2017 The reality of the harmful experience of prostitution as told by survivors is further discussed by Benjamin Nolot and Laila Mickelwait. They highlight the abuse, trauma and resulting dissociation that go part and parcel with... Listen to Episode Ep. 09: Understanding Prostitution as a Form of Sexual Abuse January 31st, 2017 Continuing the discussion from Episode 8, Benjamin Nolot and Laila Mickelwait go deeper into explaining how prostitution is experienced as sexual abuse. In doing so, they discuss the way in which dissociation is necessary for... Listen to Episode