Archive for the ‘Journalism’ Category

Fiona Walker investigates Scotland’s sex industry

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

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 […]

Magnanti (Belle De Jour), Rhoda Grant argue against and for criminalising sex work clients,

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

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. […]

Lord Morrow and Laura Lee discuss criminalising the purchase of sex on BBC Ulster

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

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, IUSW activist and Douglas Fox appeared on the Charlie Spice show

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

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

Sex Trafficking… An Olympic Sport?

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

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 […]

BBC Womans Hour -19th January. The Olympics and Trafficking

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

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    

Sex Workers Stand Up for Rights

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

by R. Frost (original published in Erotic Review Magazine Issue 71, January 2006) The European Conference On Sex Work, Human Rights, Labour & Migration marked an historic step in the battle for the recognition of sex worker rights. Ms Frost was there. Escorts, geishas, courtesans, lapdancers, rent boys… The erotic consciousness of the open-minded public […]

An Interview with Victoria Schneider

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Victoria Schneider is a sex worker from the US who took the city of San Francisco to court after police strip-searched her. Victoria’s story is inspiring and it proves that sex workers do not have to put up with injustice. She agreed to be interviewed by RESPECT! because she thinks we are “awesome”! Respect: Can […]