BBC Hardtalk with Brooke Magnanti discussing prostitution, Was show a couple of weeks ago. More videos on sexwork and the present Scottish and Irish criminalisation agenda are available on this iuswcollectiveemail channel.
Archive for the ‘Journalism’ Category
On this International Day to end violence against sex workers, the IUSW publish a number interviews from sex work projects which show how the policies around the Olympics were a hindrance in protecting sex workers.
An organisational response to the consultation by Rhoda Grant on the Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex (Scotland) Bill (2) The International Union of Sex Workers December 2012 Policies that solve problems are based in reality and on evidence. The red umbrella is the symbol of the international sex workers’ rights movement. Red for our [...]
Today Ireland’s Justice Committee is to start hearings on prostitution legislation. You can watch online, they are taking place in Committee Room 2 from 2 p.m. G.M.T. onwards. All of the organisations invited are members of anti-sex work coalition Turn Off the Red Light (TORL). TORL initially announced the news of these hearings last month, [...]
Comparison of Edinburgh’s pragmatic approach to sex worker, to Glasgow’s dangerous zero toleration. Interviews with Laura Lee, Scottish escort and Rhoda Grant the proposer of this dangerous private members bill. http://bbc.in/QeWUph For details of the campaign to stop the criminalisation of the sex industry contact Scot Pep. The campaign page is here http://scot-pep.org.uk/having-voice/scot-pep-campaigns/criminalisation-purchase-sex [...]
Brooke Magnanti (Belle De Jour) and Rhoda Grant appear on Sunday Politics, arguing the case for criminalising the clients of sex workers. Brief introduction by Fiona, who as a journalist, investigates the sex industry in Scotland. Brief interview with Laura Lee (a Scottish sex-worker) is shown. The full interview is available as a pod cast. [...]
Today Laura Lee and Lord Morrow appeared on the Nolan show discussing the legislation Lord Morrow is proposing concerning trafficking. Many aspects of Lord Morrows’s legislation on trafficking are welcome, but he falls into the trap of conflating sex work with trafficking. He even starts quoting the UN on sexwork, he should look carefully at [...]
Catherine Stephens talking about Sex Work Politics. Listen into this eRadio show which is a mouth piece for sex workers. Please spread the word and listen here Listen to internet radio with eRadio Broadcast Network on Blog Talk Radio
Madam Becky Adams who has been running brothels and escort agencies in the Home Counties for the last 20 years should know the ins and outs of the sex industry. She will know her business, and will know the people working for her. As a successful business owner she would know about all her competitors in a [...]
Georgina Perry, Open Doors, providing outreach support and advice to sex workers, and Julie Bindel, argue about Trafficking and the Olympics. This was aired on the BBC Womans Hour Thursday 19th January. Listen here Thu Jan 19 12;49;22 2012