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The Sessions

Sunday, 20 January 2013 The Sessions This weekend sees the launch of The Sessions, a film which is creating quite a stir in the media. Starring Helen Hunt and John Hawkes, … Continue reading

20 January, 2013 · Leave a comment

Annus horribilis / Annus mirabilis

2012 has been a roller coaster of a year, no doubt about that.  It was the year for change and growth. On a couple of occasions I was taken aback, … Continue reading

19 December, 2012 · 4 Comments

Sexual Entertainment Venues and managing risk

Harlots is pleased to announce the initial finding of research into attitudes toward adult entertainment venues and an assessment of their influence on nuisance and safety in areas where they … Continue reading

9 December, 2012 · Leave a comment

UKNSWP statement.

I am pleased to publish a response from UKNSWP regarding a recent post that illustrated concerns felt within the sex working community with regard to the pilot Nationwide Ugly Mug … Continue reading

9 November, 2012 · 7 Comments

A letter to The Irish Times

A Chara, I am an Irish sex worker of 17 years experience and although I now live in Scotland, I lived and worked in Ireland until 2003. The current consultation … Continue reading

28 August, 2012 · 3 Comments

People smugglers target their victims as organ donors and house slaves

I was made aware of this article in the Guardian by a fb friend. The article talks about the first official assessment of human trafficking data in the UK. Firstly, … Continue reading

27 August, 2012 · Leave a comment


Time will tell if the introduction of the first UK nationwide Ugly mug scheme will be good news for sex workers or bad, or more likely indifferent. An ugly mug, … Continue reading

16 August, 2012 · 3 Comments