Browsing All posts tagged under »Sex Work«

An open letter to Turn off the red light.

November 11, 2014

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This is the text of a mail we shall be sending to TORL about their whorephobic “prostitution ad”. There are many issues with it, but of greatest immediate concern is the suggestion that assaults and rapes of sex workers are not crimes. If you would like to add your name* to the letter before we […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Survivour Speaks

April 24, 2014

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Hello, I’m Lori from Kink, etc… Recently I shared a bit about my story about being a victim of the industry and a little about how my views of the sex workers has changed. In case you missed it you can find it on Sortify. Today, I wanted to share a bit more about it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]