Archive for November, 2010

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers has been marked on December 17th since 2003.

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

The event was founded by Annie Sprinkle and SWOP-USA (Sex Workers’ Outreach Project) as a memorial to the victims of Gary Ridgeway, the ‘Green River Killer‘, who murdered at least 48 women in the Washington area, over a period of approximately 20 years. Many of Ridgeway’s victims were sex workers, whom he said he targeted […]

Scarlet Alliance turns 21! Party at NSW Parliament House Nov 24th 1pm-5.30pm

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Scarlet Alliance turns 21! Party at NSW Parliament House Nov 24th 1pm-5.30pm It has come to our attention that the many people involved in the movement for sex worker rights over the last 21 years may not be aware this celebration is taking place. Please promote this among e-lists, forums, and to any colleagues you […]

Note to anti-prostitutionists: Sex worker movements are nothing to sneer at

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Laura Agustin has asked for her repudiation to claims made in a book published by a sex work prohibitionist feminist to be disseminated as broadly as possible. The IUSW is happy therefore to publish her response on their website.  You will also see that Eckman has made unfounded allegations about the IUSW and GMB which […]