Archive for August, 2011

Myths About Human Trafficking

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

An article by Ronald Weitzer (Professor of sociology, George Washington University) on the Huffington post entitled Myths About Human Trafficking  discusses Human Trafficking and sex work.  The author acknowledges that trafficking is a serious problem, but points out the myths frequently voiced in the media and by government officials. Instances where numbers are pulled out […]

Protest Sheila Farmer prosecution

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Dear friends, We have asked you to write before in support of Sheila Farmer demanding that her prosecution for brothel-keeping be dropped. We ask now if you can please write again. Ms Farmer’s case has been widely publicised: despite her ill health she spoke to 5000 people at the SlutWalk march in Trafalgar Sq on […]

American campaign group to fund pro sex work bill board

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

SWAAY- Sex Work Activists, Allies And You are raising money to fund a billboard in a prominent location in LA.  SWAAY set up by furrygirl is looking to raise $7300 by August 17.  The idea of the billboard is in response to increasing pressures from anti-sex worker campaigns this summer, SWAAY would like friends and […]