Articles

2011 –

Women Seeking Refuge: a Crisis Within a Crisis. Truthdig. September 23, 2016

In Massachusetts, No Sex-Buying on Company Time. OpEdNews. May 26, 2016

France’s ‘Non’ to the Notion of ‘Sex Work’ Is a Blow Against the Exploitation of Women. Truthdig, April 12, 2016

70 Years After V-J Day, Still No Honor for Japanese Empire”s “Comfort Women”. Truthdig, August 31, 2015

Amnesty International’s Sex Trade Decision: Not in Our Name. Portside, August 22, 2015

Canada’s New Sex Trade Law. OpEd News, March 22, 2015

Radical Feminist Activism in the 21st Century. Labrys27, January, 2015

The Secret Service Prostitution Scandal: It’s about More than National Security. The Guardian, April 19, 2012.

Under New Law, France Would No Longer Be Sexual Playground of Men Like Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Truthout, February 10, 2012.

Are Brothels and Bikinis Signs of Progress for Arab Women? The Christian Science Monitor, March 8, 2011.


2010 – 2001

Sex for Sale: Why Sweden Punishes Buyers. The Christian Science Monitor, September 7, 2010.

Affidavit of Dr. Janice G. Raymond. Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Bedford v. Attorney General of Canada, 07-CV-329807PD1, April 24, 2008.

Sex Trafficking is Not “Sex Work.Conscience, 26 (1) 2005.

The Consequences of the Sex Industry in the E.U. Public Hearing. Testimony before the European Parliament, Sponsored by the Committee on Women’s Rights and Equal Opportunities, Brussels, Belgium, January, 2004.

Guest Editor’s Introduction. “The Case Against the Legalization of Prostitution.” Violence Against Women, 10 (10) October 2004: 1083-1086.

Prostitution on Demand. Violence Against Women, 10 (10) October 2004: 1156-1186.

Ten Reasons for Not Legalizing Prostitution and a Legal Response to the Demand for Prostitution. In Prostitution, Trafficking and Traumatic Stress. Ed. by Melissa Farley. Binghamton: Haworth Press, 2004: pp. 315-332. An earlier version of this article is one of the most widely-read and most quoted essays I have written and has been translated into many languages including French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish, Norwegian, Hungarian, Estonian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Romanian, Russian and Hindi.

The Ongoing Tragedy of International Slavery and Human Trafficking: An Overview. Janice Raymond, Congressional Testimony. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and Wellness of the Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representative, 108th Congress, 1st Session, October 29, 2003, pp. 59-66.

Prostitution, Trafficking and the Global Sex Industry: A Conversation With Janice Raymond. By Angela Miles. Canadian Woman Studies/Les Cahiers de la Femme, 22 (3-4), Spring Summer 2003: 26-37.

Raymond, Janice G., Jean D’Cunha, Siti Ruhaini Dzuhayatin, H. Patricia Hynes, Zoraida Ramirez Rodriguez, and Aida Santos. A Comparative Study of Women Trafficked in the Migration Process: Patterns, Profiles and Health Consequences of Sexual Exploitation in Five Countries (Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Venezuela and the United States). Funded by the Ford Foundation, 2002, 236pp.

The New UN Trafficking Protocol. Women’s Studies International Forum, 25 (5) 2002: 491-502.

Hynes, H. Patricia and Janice G. Raymond.  Put in Harm’s Way: The Health Consequences of Sex Trafficking in the United States. In Policing the National Body: Race, Gender, and Criminalization. Ed. by Jael Silliman and Anannya Bhattacharjee. Boston: South End Press, 2002: pp. 197-229.

Guide to the New UN Trafficking Protocol. For the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, April, 2001, 19 pp. Translated into Spanish and French editions.  Reprinted in Bruja, Publicacion Feminista, 20:28, August, 2001, (Argentina), pp. 85-97. Reprinted in Norwegian (2001) and Finnish (2002).

 La prostitucion una industria, no un trabajo. Simposio internacional sobre prostitucion y trafico de mujeres con fines de explotacion sexual, Direccion General de la Mujer, Consejeria de Servicios Sociales, Comunidad de Madrid, 2001, pp. 219-30; 357-58.

The Connections Between Prostitution and Trafficking. Proceedings of the International Conference on Prostitution is a Global Problem, Murmansk, Russia, 2001, pp. 8-14.

Raymond, Janice G. and Donna M. Hughes with Carol Gomez. Sex Trafficking of Women in the United States: Links Between International and Domestic Sex Industries. Funded by the U.S. National Institute of Justice, 2001, 141 pp.

Body Bazaar: the Market for Human Tissue in the Biotechnology Age. Book Review.  The Washington Post, April 11, 2001, p. C9.

Raymond, Janice G. and H. Patricia Hynes. Sex Trafficking and Prostitution: Human Rights and Health Consequences. In Women’s Rights and Bioethics. Ed. by Lorraine Dennerstein. Paris: UNESCO, 2000, pp. 122-135.


2000 – 1991

Legitimating Prostitution as Sex Work: UN Labor Organization (ILO) Calls for Recognition of the Sex Industry: a Critical Report. For the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, December, 1998, 24 pp.

UN Labour Organization (ILO) Calls for Recognition of the Sex Industry.  Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights, 65  (1) 1999: 31-32.

Class Matters: Yes It Does. In Women and Social Class – International Feminist Perspectives. Ed. by Christine Zmroczek and Pat Mahony. London: Taylor and Francis, 1999, pp. 105-113.

Prostitution as Violence Against Women: NGO Stonewalling in Beijing and Elsewhere. Women’s Studies International Forum, 21 (1) 1998: 1-9.

Trafficking and International Trade in Women. Proceedings of a conference on How Do We Make Human Rights Real for Women? Oslo, Norway: FOKUS Forum for Women and Development, 1998, pp. 9-11.

RU 486: a Case Study in the Ethics and Politics of New Reproductive Drugs. In Gendered Practices: Feminist Studies of Technology & Society. Ed. by Boel Berner. Linkoping, Sweden: Linkoping University, 1997, pp. 115-30.

Organ Trade and the North-South Problem. In Organtransplantation und Kulturelle Unterschiede. Ed. by Sybille Fritsch-Oppermann. Germany: Evangelische Akademie Loccum, 1997, pp. 111-24.

Social and Economic Aspects of Reproduction: Prostitution as Violence Against Women. Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights, 4, 1997: 12-17.

Handel med kvinnor och prostitution: Pekingkonferense och dess Konsekvenser. Trans. by Katinka Strom, Kvinnotryck  1/1997: 27-30; and  Kvinnori Asien  1997: 56-57 (Stockholm, Sweden).

Prostitution: the Debate between Human Rights and Violence. Journal of the International Institute (University of Michigan), Winter, 1996: 13, 23.

Report to the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women. United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. For the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, May, 1995, 19 pp.

Connecting Reproductive and Sexual Liberalism. In Radically Speaking. Ed. By Diane Bell and Renate Klein. Melbourne, Australia: Spinifex Press, 1996:  231-46.

Perspective on Human Rights: Prostitution is Rape That’s Paid For. Los Angeles Times. December 11, 1995, p. B6.

RU 486: Progress or Peril. In Reproduction, Ethics and the Law. Ed. by Joan Callahan. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995, pp. 284-99.

The Politics of Transgender. Feminism and Psychology, Vol. 4, No.4 (November, 1994), 628-33.

Trafico de mujeres y ninos: una violacion de los derechos humanos. In Accion Internacional Contra La Expoitacion Sexual de la Mujer. Proceedings of a UNESCO sponsored conference on sexual exploitation in the Latin American region. Caracas: Centro Feminista Latinoamericano de Estudios Interdisciplinarios, June, 1994: pp. 36-41.

Le Trafic des Femmes et les Droits Humains: Pour une Nouvelle Convention Internationale Contre le Commerce des Etres Humains. Actes de la Conference de Bruxelles: Commerce du Sexe et Droits Humains, March 6, 1993; Published by UNESCO, International Federation of Human Rights, International Council of Women and the French Community in Belgium, 1993: 15-20.

Taking Issue with Fetal Tissue: Are Women Being Conned? On the Issues, Spring, 1993: 34-37. Reprinted in The Valley Advocate, April 15, 1993: 6-7.

RU 486: Miracle Drug Turns Nasty. Los Angeles Times, April 11, 1993, p.M5.

Janice Raymond, Renate Klein and Lynette Dumble, RU 486: a Dialogue. National Women’s Health Network News, September/October, 1992: 1,6,7-8. Reprinted as “RU 486: No.”  Ms. Magazine, March/April 1993: 35-37; also reprinted in Taking Sides: Controversial Issues in Human Sexuality. Ed. by Robert T. Francoeur. Guilford, Ct: the Dushkin Group, Inc., 1994, pp. 35-37.

Pornography and the Politics of Lesbianism. In Pornography: Women, Violence and Civil Liberties. Ed. by Catherine Itzin. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992, pp. 166-78.

RU 486: a Medical Miracle?  Spare Rib, February, 1991: 34-37.

Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research. Janice Raymond, Congressional Testimony. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, 102nd Congress, 1st Session, April 15, 1991.

International Traffic in Reproduction. Ms. Magazine, May/June, 1991: 29-31. Reprinted in Biomedical Ethics: Opposing Viewpoints. Ed. by David Bender and Bruno Leone. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1994, pp. 170-76.


1990 – 1981

The Marketing of the New Reproductive Technologies: Medicine, the Media, and the Idea of Progress.  Issues in Reproductive and Genetic Engineering, 3(3), 1990: 253-61.

The Chilling of Reproductive Choice. On the Issues, Spring, 1990: 7-9.

Reproductive Gifts and Gift-Giving: the Altruistic Woman. Hastings Center Report, XX (November-December, 1990), 7-11. Reprinted in Assisted Reproduction. Ed. by Courtney Campbell. Brookfield, VT: Dartmouth Publishing Co., 1991, pp. 91-95; in Feminist Theological Ethics: a Reader. Ed. by Lois Daly. Westminster: John Knox Press, 1994; in Life Choices: a Hastings Center Introduction to Bioethics. Ed. by Joseph H. Howell and William Frederick Sale. Baltimore: Georgetown University Press, 1995.

Of Ice and Men: The Big Chill Over Women’s Reproductive Rights. Issues in Reproductive and Genetic Engineering, 3 (1), 1990: 45-50.

Not a Sentimental Journey: Women’s Friendships. In The Sexual Liberals and the Attack on Feminism. Ed. by Dorchen Leidholdt and Janice G. Raymond. New York & London: Pergamon Press, 1990, pp. 222-26.

Sexual and Reproductive Liberalism. In The Sexual Liberals and the Attack on Feminism,  Ed. by Dorchen Leidholdt and Janice G. Raymond. New York and London: Pergamon Press, 1990, pp. 103-11.

Children for Organ Export?  Reproductive and Genetic Engineering, 2 (3), 1989: 237-45.

Reproductive Technologies, Radical Feminism, and Socialist Liberalism.  Reproductive and Genetic Engineering, 2 (2), 1989: 133-42.

Transsexualism. Women’s Studies Encyclopedia, Vol. I: Views from the Sciences. Ed. by  Helen Tierney. Westport,CT: Greenwood Press, 1989, pp. 364-67.

Putting the Politics Back into Lesbianism. Women’s Studies International Forum, 12 (2), 1989: 149-56; Reprinted and Translated as Beitrage zur feministischen theorie und praxis, 25/26 1989: 75-85; Translated and excerpted in Das Neueste Emma-Buch. Ed. by Alice Schwartzer. Munchen: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH & Co. K.G., 1991, pp. 266-71; excerpted in All the Rage. Ed. by Lynne Harne and Elaine Miller. New York: Teachers College Press and London and the Women’s Press, 1996, pp. 227-30; reprinted Classics in Lesbian Studies. Ed. by Esther Rothblum. New York and London: the Haworth Press, 1997, pp. 273-86; and in the Journal of Lesbian Studies, 1,2 (1997): 273-86.

The International Traffic in Women: Women Used in Systems of Surrogacy and Reproduction. Reproductive and Genetic Engineering, 1 (3), 1988: 51-57. Reprinted in Science and Technology. Ed. by Robert Anderson. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1991; in Reconstructing Babylon: Essays on Women and Technology Ed. by H. Patricia Hynes. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991, pp. 92-101.

Making International Connections: Surrogacy, the Traffic in Women, and De-Mythologizing Motherhood. In Sortir la maternite du laboratoire (Proceedings of the International Forum on the New Reproductive Technologies), Gouvernement du Quebec, Conseil du statut de la femme, 1988: pp. 359-364

Of Eggs, Embryos and Altruism. Reproductive and Genetic Engineering, I (3), 1988:  281-85; Reprinted in Reconstructing Babylon: Essays on Women and Technology. Ed. by H. Patricia Hynes. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991, pp. 61-69.

Review Symposium: Response to Claudia Card’s and Marilyn Friedman’s discussion of A Passion for Friends. Hypatia: a Journal of Feminist Philosophy, 3 (Summer 1988), 139-43.

In the Matter of Baby M – Rejudged. Reproductive and Genetic Engineering, 1 (2), 1988:  175-81; Reprinted in Reconstructing Babylon: Essays on Women and Technology. Ed. by H. Patricia Hynes. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991: 81-91.

The Spermatic Market: Surrogate Stock and Liquid Assets. Reproductive and Genetic Engineering, 1 (1) 1988:  65-75.

Fetalists vs. Feminists: They are not the Same. In Made to Order: the Myth of Reproductive and Genetic Progress. Ed. by Patricia Spallone and Deborah Lynn Steinberg. New York: Pergamon, 1987, pp. 58-66; Reprinted and excerpted in Issues in Feminism: a First Course in Women’s Studies. Ed. by Sheila Ruth. Mountain View, California: Mayfield Pub. Co., 1990; Translated and Reprinted in Nytt om Kvinneforskning (News Journal on Women’s Research), 3, 1992), The Norwegian Council for Science and the Humanities, Oslo Norway.

Female Friendship: Contra Chodorow and Dinnerstein.  Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, 8 (1986), 37-48.

Informed Consent and Transsexual Surgery. In Informed Consent. Law Reform Commission of Victoria, Medicine, Science and Law Symposia-1986.  Melbourne: Globe Press, 1987, pp.  44-49.

Man-Made Reproduction.  On the Issues, VI, 1986: 5,7,13,17. Reprinted and excerpted in Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE), January-April, 1987: 15.

Preface to Man-Made Woman: How the New Reproductive Technologies Affect Women. Ed. by Gena Corea et al. London: Hutchinson Education Press, 1985, pp. 9-13; U.S. edition (Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 1987, pp.  9-13.

Female Friendship and Feminist Ethics. In Women’s Consciousness, Women’s Conscience: A Reader in Feminist Ethics. Ed. by B. Andohlsen, C. Gudorf, and M. Pellauer. New York: Winston Seabury Press, 1985: 161-73.

The Visionary Task: Two Sights-Seeing. Women’s Studies International Forum, 8 (1985), 85-90; reprinted in Radical Voices. Ed. by Renate D. Klein and Deborah Lynn Steinberg. New York & London: Pergamon Press, 1989, pp. 182 – 91.

Feminist Ethics, Ecology, and Vision. In Test-Tube Women: What Future for Motherhood? Ed. by R. Arditti, R. Duelli Klein, and S. Minden. London: Routledge &  Kegan Paul, 1984, pp. 427-37.  Reprinted in German and Japanese Editions.

A Genealogy of Female Friendship. Trivia: A Journal of Ideas, 1, 1982: 5-26.  Excerpted in Feminist Frameworks, 2nd edition. Ed. by Alison Jaggar and Paula Rothenberg. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984.  Translated into Swedish as “Forskning om kvinnlig vanskap,” and printed as a monograph including interview with author (Stockholm: ACCA Forlag & Bokpost, 1986).

Medicine as Patriarchal Religion. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 7 (1982), 197-216.

Sex Preselection Technology. “Introduction and a Response,” in The Custom-Made Child. Ed. by H.B. Holmes, B.B. Hoskins, and M. Gross. Clifton, N.J.: Humana Press, 1981, pp. 177-79; 209-12.


1980 – 1974

Mary Daly: A Decade of Academic Harassment and Feminist Survival. In Handbook for Women Scholars: Strategies for Success. Ed. by Mary L. Spencer, Monika Kehoe, and Karen Speece. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1980, pp. 81-88.

Women’s Studies: A Knowledge of One’s Own. Union Seminary Quarterly Review, XXXV (Fall/Winter 1979-80), 39-48.  Reprinted in Gendered Subjects: The Dynamics of Feminist Teaching. Ed. by Margo Culley and Catherine Portuges. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985, pp. 49-63.

Social And Ethical Aspects of Transsexual Surgery. Paper Prepared for the National Center for Health Care Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1980

Transsexualism: An Issue of Sex Role Stereotyping. In Genes and Gender II. Ed. by Ruth Hubbard and Marian Lowe. New York: The Gordian Press, 1979, pp. 131-42.

Women’s History and Transcendence. Journal of Ecumenical Studies, 14 (Fall 1977), 615-620. Reprinted in Religious Liberty in the Crossfire of Creeds. Ed. by Franklin Littell. Philadelphia: The Ecumenical Press, 1978, pp. 47-52.

Transsexualism: The Ultimate Homage to Sex-Role Power. Chrysalis, 1 (Fall 1977), 11-23.

The Illusion of Androgyny. Quest: A Feminist Quarterly, II (Summer, 1975), 57-66. Reprinted in Building Feminist Theory. Ed. by the Quest Book Committee. New York: Longman, 1981: 59-66.

The Fall and Rise of Psychosurgery. The Boston College Heights, November 25, 1974.

Beyond Male Morality. Proceedings of the Working Group on Women and Religion published by the American Academy of Religion in Women and Religion: 1972. Ed. by Judith Plaskow Goldenberg.  Reprinted in Women and Religion, rev. edition. Ed. by Judith  Plaskow and Joan Arnold Romero. Missoula, Montana: The Scholars’ Press at the University of  Montana, 1974: 115-25.