“Would I like to live in a world where no one has to do sex work? Absolutely. But that’s not the case. So I want to live in a world where women do it largely voluntarily, in a way that is safe. If they’re raped by a police officer or a client, they can lay a charge and know it will be investigated. Their kid won’t be expelled from school, and their landlord won’t kick them out.” In the NYT Magazine, Emily Bazelon takes on a contentious question: Should Prostitution Be a Crime?

+ “In recent months, hundreds of Canadian Indigenous people have tried to kill themselves, with 11 people attempting suicide in a single night in April.” What’s going on? Buzzfeed’s Zehra Rehman: Lingering.

+ “A trial looms that will reveal the tawdry twilight years of Sumner Redstone, filled with scheming that conjures nothing so much as Game of Thrones — and it may trigger a corporate fight befitting that bloody epic.” Fortune on The Disturbing Decline Of Sumner Redstone.

+ Boston Mag: “One ocean liner. Seven hundred die-hard Patriots fans. Sixty-five hours of boozing at sea. Welcome aboard the maiden voyage of the SS Gronkowski.” (Ball deflating not included.)