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Sworn Evidence Concealed By Justice Committee Stormont

The adoption of Swedish style legislation in NI, that will criminalise the clients of sex workers, (which, although not law yet, has been passed with the support of the majority … Continue reading

23 October, 2014 · Leave a comment

ICRSE Press Release re Mary Honeyball MEP’s report on sex work

ICRSE Press Release re Mary Honeyball MEP’s report on sex work 470 NGOS AND 45 RESEARCHERS DEMAND MEMBERS OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT REJECT MARY HONEYBALL’S REPORT. PRESS RELEASE More than 470 … Continue reading

19 February, 2014 · Leave a comment

Justice Chair to prostitute: Would you not rather do it for free?

This interview of Laura Lee by Simon Gibbs has been crossposted from the Libertarian Home. Laura Lee gave evidence to the Northern Ireland Justice committee. Her treatment was despicable, especially considering the legislation proposed is meant to protect Laura Lee.

31 January, 2014 · 7 Comments

Brooke Magnanti talks at the Oxford Union about the Sex Industry

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 … Continue reading

23 January, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rupert Everett in defence of Soho and sex workers

There are two articles in the Observer today which show how the police in London have so got it wrong in their policing of prostitution. Oh and a third article … Continue reading

19 January, 2014 · 1 Comment

The past battles of 2013 and the battles of 2014 to be fought

This year has seen the battle against sex workers continue. Four Western countries seriously set their eyes on the Nordic model. Scotland took a look at the Nordic model, with … Continue reading

29 December, 2013 · 5 Comments


Julie Bindel, bless her little cotton socks, is “managing editor” of a magazine not owned by her or Paul Burston, called “Gaze – A Modern Review”. One of her leading … Continue reading

21 April, 2013 · 7 Comments


The death of Baroness Thatcher has apparently polarised opinion in the UK. There are those who believe that she was a national heroine and those who take a very different … Continue reading

10 April, 2013 · 3 Comments

Dublin City Council reject the Turn Off the Redlight Proposal to criminalise the purchase of sex

The debate on prostitution seems to have been rather one-sided, with more and more groups piling into the abolitionist camp. Thankfully not all are swayed by these arguments, and Dublin … Continue reading

16 February, 2013 · 2 Comments

Radio show with Stephen Nolan discussing Lord Morrows legislation

Carrie Mitchell from the English Collective of Prostitutes, Dan Boucher, Director of Parliamentary Affairs from the Christian organisation Care and Grainne Teggart  from Amnesty International discuss Human Trafficking and Lord … Continue reading

8 February, 2013 · Leave a comment