Archive for the ‘Briefings’ Category

Sex Work Resources

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

NSWP International Office Shane Petzner 3 Morley Rd. Observatory 7925 Cape Town Rep. of South Africa Tel/fax: (+27) 21-447 6152 Email: sexworknet@ct.stormnet.co.za The NSWP is a Network of Sex Work Projects which acts as an international umbrella for sex worker organizations and sex worker rights groups. There are international offices in South America and there […]

TLC for Disabled

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

TLC means, yes, Tender Loving Care, and that is what the TLC Trust is all about: helping professional sex workers and other service providers cater to the needs of the sexually dispossessed. http://www.tlc-trust.org.uk/

Accounting services, Financial, Legal benefits

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

The single most important benefit of joining the IUSW GMB Branch is that you will be part of a huge organisation which recognises the legitimacy of working in the sex industry, that is dedicated to campaigning for sex workers’ rights, improving your working life and offering practical assistance with both work and non-work matters. Employment […]

Film Work

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Performing in porn films involves performing sexual acts either solo or with other performers on camera. There are markets for many types of porn including straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender. What a performer does on camera may not reflect their sexual orientation or tastes in their private life. There are porn studios in many […]

Dancing

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Erotic dancing takes many forms – such as striptease, pole-dancing, table-dancing (a dance for one customer, at their table) and burlesque. It is legal in the UK, although if there is any physical contact prostitution laws apply (hence ‘lap-dancing’ – a dance on the lap – is officially banned). The vast majority of dancers are […]

Your Rights

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

The Declaration of the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe, agreed at The European Conference On Sex Work, Human Rights, Labour & Migration includes a section documenting abuses of sex workers’ human rights. ‘Under international law it is a fundamental human right that “all persons are equal before the law and are entitled without any […]

UK Legal Information

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

this information is kindly borrowed from SW5… thanks… for more information please see www.sw5.info The UK legal system is often a version of the jokes about good news and bad news. Prostitution – exchanging participation in sexual activities for money or other goods – has always been legal in the UK. It’s actually arguably more […]

This Is Our Job

Friday, March 27th, 2009

This is our job so just recognise our rights and get over it. As I am a male sex worker I naturally paid especial attention to the recent debate in the House of Commons following the second reading of the policing bill. I was particularly interested where the debate dealt with the government’s proposals for […]