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The type of “client” that refuses to pay a sex worker

When you read the title above, you might think this is about a particular (stereotypically cisgender male)  client who tricks and cheats sex workers; surely they exists, but this isn’t about them. This article is about the other type of … Continue reading

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Nothing about us without us, one more time… with feeling

Today I stood up as a transwoman, a sex worker, and lost all chill at an abstract session at the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa in Harare. The session about sex workers and human rights had not … Continue reading

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Julie Bindel sells her mind (not body)

Originally posted on a paper bird:
Bindel, apparently being plied with drinks by a white slaver Julie Bindel is a British journalist, a fierce opponent of trans people’s human rights (they’re imitation women), and an abolitionist who wants to see sex…

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Spanking is illegal… now also in UK produced porn

The British decided to be really British, and banned a slew of sex acts from UK produced porn… The list includes spanking, caning, aggressive whipping, penetration by any object “associated with violence”, physical or verbal abuse (regardless of  if consensual), … Continue reading

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Sex work survivor or dirty politicking?

I just read this article, and for the most part understand and agree with the sentiments; though responding to it, which at first I was hesitant to do, there are a few issues that bother me: SEX WORK SURVIVOR OR … Continue reading

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The Evidence Is In: Decriminalising Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health

RH Reality Check has published a exploration of evidence that decriminalisation (with an “s”, I do live in South Africa) is essential for public health. The Evidence Is In: Decriminalizing Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health. Of course it … Continue reading

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Sexuality and D66

Sex and Politics… it feels like a Long Island Iced Tea with too much sour mix. Yesterday I gave a workshop about sexuality for D66, a small social-liberal polical party in the Netherlands, together with the Björn van Roozendaal, Chair … Continue reading

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