Last updated on: 8/28/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Priscilla Alexander Biography

Title:
Co-founder and Coordinator of the National Task Force on Prostitution
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“The right to be a prostitute is as important as the right not to be one. It is the right to set the terms of one’s own sexuality, plus the right to earn a good living.”

Unrepentant Whore, 2004

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director of Research and Evaluation, Foundation for Research on Sexually Transmitted Disease (FROST’D)
  • Co-founder and Coordinator, The National Task Force on Prostitution (NFTP), 1979-2000
  • Founding Member, Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics (COYOTE), 1976-1995
  • Consultant, Global Programme on AIDS, World Health Organization (WHO),1989-1993
  • Founding Member, California Prostitutes Education Project (CAL-PEP), 1987-1989
  • Former Co-director, COYOTE San Francisco
  • Former Action Coordinator, California National Organization for Women (NOW)
  • Academic Advisory Boardmember, International Sex Worker Foundation For Art, Culture and Education (ISWFACE)
Education:
  • Attended Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • San Francisco State University
  • Bank Street College of Education
  • BA, Bennington College, 1960
Other:
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