But a few years later, that laughing, carefree young girl was sold for sex allegedly through the website, Backpage. She estimates she was paid for sex over times, and she firmly believes that the site made it possible for her pimp to post ads offering her for sex over and over again. All day, every day. Natalie is now a year-old mother with a toddler and another baby on the way. She is part of a major lawsuit against Backpage. Senate for its alleged connection to underage sex trafficking. When Natalie was 15 years old, she said she made a decision she would regret for the rest of her life. She ran away from home because she said she received a bad grade at school and was nervous about how her parents would react to it. Natalie said she ran across a soccer field, jumped a fence, found a bus stop and took a bus to downtown Seattle, where she met an older girl at a youth shelter. I was having a good time.
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Everyone is drinking, peering into their screens and swiping on the faces of strangers they may have sex with later that evening. Or not. Her friends smirk, not looking up.
Tell us about your experiences anonymously. For her, sex would have been something a woman endured rather than enjoyed. Coming to London in was a revelation. My friend and I shared a flat with three chaps. This was unheard of at the time, but by gosh we had fun.