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An Explanation, but no apology.

October 25, 2014

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Everyday whorephobia is a collective, any current or former sex worker who agrees with harm reduction, decriminlization and our core beliefs (detailed here) can represent us. This representation can be on twitter, writing for the blog or at events. It has to be this way for we believe no one is representative and every sex […]

The Murders of two teen sex workers of colour passes almost unnoticed

September 25, 2014

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Reposted with permission from Sometimes its just a cigar    Go to any working class neighbourhood in the UK where children are playing and it will not be long before you see a preteen girl with toddler on her hip. It is a pose of someone used to caring responsibilities, unconscious and natural, a pose […]

A feminist responds to Love for Sale

May 2, 2014

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We would like to thank Vivian Valentine for this post, feminists are often seen as the enemy by sex workers, this is an important contribution to a more nuanced debate. As a woman, social science/media studies academic (with some gender studies courses under my belt) and feminist, I have long pondered the idea of sex […]

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…

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 […]

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 […]

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…