Since 1975, the International Prostitutes Collective has been campaigning for the abolition of the prostitution laws which criminalize sex workers and our families, and for economic alternatives and higher benefits and wages.
PIC 1: Police in the entrance areas of Soho adult cinemas and striptease venues. PIC 2: Left: Police in the entrance areas of Soho adult cinemas and striptease venues. Right: a notice outside premises the following day. Published: 6 December, … Continue reading →
A massive six-story development with an airport like lounge and heliport is being proposed at Walkers Court in the heart of Soho (see photo below). The decision on this development is taking place at Westminster Council planning committee on Tuesday … Continue reading →
Press statement about police raids against sex workers in Soho, Central London. Over 25 sex workers’ flats in Soho, Central London were raided by police last night (4 December). Police broke down doors, slapped closure notices on the doors of … Continue reading →
L’Assemblée nationale française discute présentement la pénalisation des clients des travailleuses et des travailleurs du sexe et votera sur la proposition de loi demain. Celle-ci est fondée sur le ” modèle suédois ” et prétend dépénaliser les femmes tout en … Continue reading →
The French parliament has been discussing the criminalisation of sex workers’ clients and will be voting on it tomorrow. The proposals are based on the ‘Swedish model’, and claim to decriminalise the women while criminalising the men. The English Collective … Continue reading →
LATEST UPDATE: 08/12/2011 - FRANCE - PARIS - PROSTITUTION - UMP A controversial move by French lawmakers to prohibit prostitution by targeting those who pay for sex will put the lives of prostitutes in danger, organizations representing sex workers told FRANCE 24 this week. By Olivia Salazar-Winspear (video) Ben MCPARTLAND (text) … Continue reading →
This Saturday 16 November, the English Collective of Prostitutes will be speaking at the Brighton Reclaim the Night March. The event starts at 6pm from the train station. More information here. We hope to see you there.
Prosititutes need better allies than French men focused on their own sexual freedoms – but too often, feminists only make their lives harder Selma James Friday 1 November 2013 17.47 The 343 French intellectual men who signed a statement – “Hands off my … Continue reading →
Las prostitutas necesitan mejores aliados que los hombres franceses centrados en sus propias libertades sexuales – pero, demasiado a menudo, las feministas sólo hacen sus vidas más difíciles Selma James Viernes 1 de noviembre de 2013 http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/01/sex-workers-hands-off-my-whore-france-prostitutes?CMP=twt_gu Los 343 hombres intelectuales franceses que … Continue reading →
On Wednesday 30 October, Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes and Ariane Sacco, Queer Strike will be speaking in Oxford on Sexual Outlaws against Criminalisation as part of the event The Struggles of Queer Sex Workers. The event starts at 7pm and is at … Continue reading →