Archive for October, 2011

Majority of migrant sex workers ‘not forced or trafficked’.

Friday, October 28th, 2011

The International Union of Sex Workers warmly welcomes the publication of “Migrant Workers in the UK Sex Industry” by Dr Nick Mai. This is the largest ever qualitative research into the experience of migrants selling sexual services in London, and key findings are: • The large majority of interviewed migrant workers in the UK sex […]

San Francisco sex workers run poster campaign

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

The St James Infirmary in San Francisco is running a poster campaign with the tag line of Someone you know is a sex worker. The campaign is their first major media campaign featuring local sex workers to raise public awareness about sex workers rights.  The campaign is based on a number of photographs of sex workers with different slogans. […]

We are inclusive, we campaign for the rights of all sex workers

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

This was posted recently by furry girl on her blog Feminisnt.  It really is a reference to porn stars who consider themselves actors and above the sexworker who provides companionship.  The text of the reply was from a very old blog post (2008)  relating to the problems of Organising a Labour movement for  the porn Industry. I […]

Prostitutes were the cause of the London Riots, so says Tony Blair

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Tony Blair in an interview on Indian television blamed us as one of the causes of the London riots. Mothers in prostitution were the cause of the riots. This is the attitude of contempt which New Labour hold us in. Hopefully New Labour will not return, it also appears the gravy train Blair is running […]

Niki Adams and Sheila Farmer, speaking at SLUTWALK

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

June 11 was the London slut walk, Niki Adams from the English Collective of Prostitutes condemns the UK laws and the police for the danger prostitutes are put in.  Shelia Farmer also speaks from personal experience on what happens to us when we work together for safety.  We can end up going to prison,  loose […]