Kari Lyderson


Kari Lyderson, is a reporter in The Washington Post’s Midwest Bureau, an instructor in the Urban Youth International Journalism Program serving students who live in public housing and a freelancer for various publications including, In These Times, Clamor Magazine, Lip Magazine and Punk Planet.

1 submission.

'Our Bodies Are Not a Sacrifice': Prostitution, Criminalization and Incarceration of Women
by Kari Lyderson

This article examines prostitution in Chicago through recent studies, criminal justice statistics, and the stories of two women who left prostitution. The impact of gentrification, race, class, and gender on policing is examined through a discussion of the geography of prostitution arrests in Chicago.

 prostitution  racism  sexual-violence