Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Brooke Magnanti talks at the Oxford Union about the Sex Industry

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Brooke Magnanti talks about the sex industry and the rights and freedoms that sex workers do not have due to permissions given by the state. Filmed on Wednesday 4th December 2013.  

Rhoda Grant and Laura Lee on BBC Radio Scotland

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

You can listen to Laura Lee and Rhoda Grant discuss Rhoda Grant’s proposed ban on the purchase of sex in Scotland.  The program will be aired on BBC Radio Scotland on December 2nd. Rhoda Grant is proposing a bill which will criminalise the purchase of sex.  Her argument is prostitution is violence against women, and that nobody [...]

In support of Irish sexworkers in their hour of need

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The Olympics and Trafficking: Myths and Evidence

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Date: Wednesday 25 January 2012 Time: 5:45 pm Venue: John Snow, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Presentation Speaker(s): Julie Ham, GAATW, Marlise Richter, International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Joanna Busza, LSHTM Chair(s): tbc   Abstract: In the lead up to the 2012 Olympic Games, concerns have been raised about the possibility of an increase [...]

Decriminalise prostitution for safety’s sake!

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

KEY SPEAKER: TIM BARNETT New Zealand MP who introduced decriminalisation He is in London only for one day. Don’t miss him! Tent City University, Occupy London Stock Exchange, St Paul’s, EC4M 8AD Tim Barnett sponsored the 2003 Prostitution Reform Act which decriminalised prostitution in New Zealand, making it the first country to do so. This [...]

International day to end violence against sex workers 15 December

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Organised by SERTUC LGBT Network This event is supported by SERTUC Candle vigil walk to end violence against sex workers Time    15 December 18:00 – 21:00 Location    London, Picadilly circus Vigil walk from 6pm to 7pm At the occasion of the international day to end violence against sex workers, a candle vigil walk through Soho [...]