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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

MALE/TRANS SEX WORK.

These are just initial thoughts for a much longer piece. Comments are welcome. I have not put links in this piece but will in the next. Male and trans sex … Continue reading

5 August, 2014 · Leave a comment

CRIMINALISING THE ADVERTISING OF SEXUAL SERVICES WON’T WORK.

A post by UglyMugs.ie who you can follow on twitter @uglymugsie The Canadian Government’s new sex work bill includes a provision banning the advertising of sexual services. Ireland did the … Continue reading

7 June, 2014 · 4 Comments

“CONSENT,” A SMALL WORD, BUT IT’S DENIAL HAS CONSEQUENCES FOR EVERYONE.

For sex workers the world has over recent years become a more hostile and frightening place. In the UK and USA and many other countries sex work is already criminalised … Continue reading

22 April, 2014 · 3 Comments

Comeback: Why the Nordic Model harms women

Posted from the Feminist Times Independent escort Laura Lee and the English Collective of Prostitutes respond to RadFemUK’s piece on the European Parliament’s vote in favour of adopting the Nordic … Continue reading

27 February, 2014 · 3 Comments

A letter to the PSNI and The Department of Justice for Northern Ireland

Chief Constable Matt Baggott Police Service of Northern Ireland Police Headquarters Brooklyn 65 Knock Road Belfast BT5 6LE comsec1@psni.pnn.police.uk CC The Department of Justice for Northern Ireland 17 February 2014 … Continue reading

17 February, 2014 · 1 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

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

“ABOLITIONISTS, WHAT ARE YOUR ALTERNATIVES?”

Sex worker is one of the few jobs that represent every socio/economic group within society and it is a job that requires no formal qualifications other than common humanity. What … Continue reading

23 July, 2013 · 3 Comments

Action Alert from ECP (English Collective of Prostitutes)

Please support if you can this action organised by the ECP. ACTION ALERT . . . Stop the prosecution of a woman falsely accused of prostitution who faces prison for … Continue reading

10 July, 2013 · Leave a comment