Laurie Shrage, PhD, former Professor of Philosophy at the California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, was quoted in the Nov. 1, 2004 article "U.S. Feminists Split Over Berkeley Prostitution Measure" written by Kai Ma in the North Gate News Online, as having said:

“For feminists like me, punitive laws against prostitution symbolize one of [the] things I’d most like to change about our society, namely double standards of sexual morality that result in stigmatizing not just prostitutes, but many unconventional women, as sluts or whores.”

Nov. 1, 2004