Sex Work: No Client Criminalisation

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By Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes Protesters outside Sheila Farmer’s court case, January 2012     For years sex workers, burdened by stigma and discrimination, found it hard to speak and organise in our own name. This has started to change and … Continue reading

Dominatrix of 18 years who provides a ‘girlfriend experience’ for clients reveals why she is challenging new Northern Ireland law making it illegal to pay for sex

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Laura Lee, 37, travels between Scotland and Ireland as a sex worker It means that from June 1, men who pay for sex could be arrested  The mother believes the legislation will put women’s lives in danger  By FRANKIE MULLIN FOR … Continue reading

‘Prostitution should be legalised’ – Campaign group calls for a change in the law as police launch crackdown in Hillfields

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By Sam Dimmer ‘It’s not rocket science – it’s just consensual sex between adults’ Prostitution. (Library picture) As police in Coventry continue their seemingly never-ending battle with sex workers and their clients in the city’s red light district campaign groups are calling for … Continue reading

Arbitrary ‘Prostitute Cautions’ Are Chaining British Sex Workers to the Streets

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by Frankie Mullin in Vice A sex worker on Hull’s Hessle Road (Photo by Ryan Fletcher) According to a new study, seven in ten UK sex workers previously worked in care jobs. The research, carried out by Leeds University, revealed that 71 … Continue reading

Sorry, UK Sex Work Protesters, There’s No Such Thing as a ‘Pimp Lobby’

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by Frankie Mullin A tweet from journalist Julie Bindel about the “pimp lobby” (Background picture by ceridwen via) Across the globe, a dangerous, elusive group is gathering force. People call them the Pimp Lobby. The lobby refuses to show its true face, … Continue reading

“Why the next general election will be pivotal for sex worker rights”

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In the lead-up to the general election, we have the chance to move the debate forwards, towards the full decriminalisation of sex work. BY MARGARET CORVID PUBLISHED 2 DECEMBER, 2014 – 16:5 New Statesman  The Houses of Parliament. Photo: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images When … Continue reading

International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers, 17 Dec – leaflet

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Wednesday 17 December 2014 7pm (assemble 6.45pm) candlelit march — from Soho Square to St Anne’s Church. 7.30pm Soho Trot by Ana Aranha. Documentary featuring powerful interviews and true testimonies from sex workers working independently in Soho flats who fought … Continue reading