Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Anne Bissell Biography

Title:
Founder of Sex Industry Survivors Anonymous
Position:
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“[T]hey don’t understand if you legalize prostitution it’s actually going to increase trafficking. So there’s a lot of things people don’t understand because of the glamour around this business.”

WTOL-TV, Sep. 23, 2004

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder, Sex Industry Survivors Anonymous
  • Co-Founder, Sexual Abuse Survivors in Recovery Anonymous
  • Executive Director, Voices for Justice
  • Former Technical Writer
  • Former Corporate Communications Manager
  • Former prostitute
  • Participant, Los Angeles Coalition Steering Committee for Rescue and Restore
Education:
  • Certificate, Writing, University of San Diego
  • BA, Visual Performing Arts/Journalism, University of Maryland
Other:
  • None found