To my nameless friend in the Philippines.

November 11, 2013

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Originally posted on Sometimes, it's just a cigar:
Running the @whorephobia twitter account you would meet people from across the world, sometimes when time zones cooperated I would chat with someone from the Philippine sex workers union account, @sex_workers. They are fighting the criminalization of clients, stigma in a Catholic country,police corruption,  American charities…

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Who were SexWork4U?

October 17, 2013

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reposted with kind permission from http://sometimesitsjustacigar.wordpress.com/ Sometimes I wake up, the sun is shining, the birds are singing and I think, perhaps we pay too much attention to the extremists. The average person cannot see why sex work is criminalized and wants people to be safe and able to access services. Then a clusterfuck so vile […]

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French Whores Fight Back.

October 13, 2013

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In the English speaking world we have a view of France as somewhere that takes a liberal view of sex, where the erotic is celebrated and frankly, anything goes.  Like all stereotypes it is based more on our ideas about our own country and othering than any reality. This disconnect is no more apparent than […]

Don’t put us out on the streets. Save Soho. Demo tomorrow 11 am

October 8, 2013

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“Don’t put us out on the streets. Save Soho.” Soho sex workers and supporters protest against evictions and the destruction of Soho by developers.   PROTEST 11am, Wednesday 9 October Outside Soho Estates, Portland House 12-13 Greek Street, London, W1D 4DL   Women in 26 Romilly Street are facing eviction on Wednesday 9 October as […]

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Frequently Told Lies

October 7, 2013

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Originally posted on The Honest Courtesan:
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.  -  John 8:32 I recently realized that because the prohibitionists have a set of stock lies they can repeat in an article or internet comment, someone trying to refute them is forced to link to a…

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Why In this moment are appropriating whorephobic shits

October 5, 2013

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by @notahappyhooker It’s late, and hardly the best time to be starting a blog based on rage at having our experiences as sex workers appropriated by a bunch of publicity seeking twunts who think having feels about sex workers and shouting them from the rooftop is an acceptable way to behave. I suppose after Sinead […]

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Falling over invisible whores

October 3, 2013

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  Some of you may have come across the Invisible men tumblr, one of the most whorephobic recent productions of the anti sex work brigade. They of course claim it’s not whores they dislike, but the clients, despite knowing nothing about them, but the tumblr revealed their true feelings.   Firstly the design, sex workers […]

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