Browsing All posts tagged under »Sex workers’ rights«

A letter from a sex worker.

November 9, 2014


A sex worker sent us a copy of her letter to her MP against the criminalization of sex work in the Modern Slavery bill. We found it to be a moving plea to be heard, and are reproducing it with permission here. Content note for rape and child abuse. I am writing to you as a constituent  to ask you […]

SWerfs/Terfs, the Westboro Baptist Church of feminism.

August 3, 2013


Swerf = sex work exclusionary radical feminist Terf =trans* exclusionary radical feminist. They go hand in hand. The loudest non religious voices opposed to sex workers rights, Bindel and Burchill in the UK, Dworkin, Brennan, Farley, among others, describe themselves as radical feminists.  I leave the argument of whether they are feminists to others, it’s the radical that intrigues […]

Friday the 19th; Fighting back

July 18, 2013


I don’t think anyone could have imagined what was going to grow out of the pain and tears at the murder of two sex workers, very different women,with different stories who shared one thing, stigma surrounding their work that led to their deaths. As jasmine’s mother said one person held the knife but the state […]

The Nottingham Women’s Conference, only “good” women welcome

July 9, 2013


So this September there is a feminist conference in Nottingham, in their about they describe their aims; We are firm in our belief that women and girls are facing an ever-increasing attack on their rights, which needs not only to be challenged, but to be stopped. It is for this reason that we have decided […]