Somarriba, Mary Rose
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Mary Rose Somarriba, who completed a 2012 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship on the connections between sex-trafficking and pornography, is culture editor of Verily Magazine.


Harvey Weinstein Isn't Unusual: Sexual Abuse and Trafficking in the United States

The latest Harvey Weinstein allegation reminds us that, around the world and here in the United States, sex trafficking is closer than it appears.

Date posted: 2018-01-16

Porn Is the Missing Piece in the Louis C.K. Story

Pornography rewires its viewers' brains, distorting the way they interpret the behavior of those around them and making them believe that unacceptable behavior will be welcomed.

Date posted: 2017-11-20

Are We Ready for an Honest Conversation about Abortion?

If we really are pro-women, and if we really want a cultural conversation on abortion, we owe it to post-abortive women to say, "You are not alone, and you deserve healing."

Date posted: 2015-08-03

Is "sex worker" a legitimate phrase?

Most women working as prostitutes did not freely choose to do so. It's not a profession but an oppression.

Date posted: 2014-03-04