Tag Archives: Sex Work

Guest post: What motivated the raids on sex workers in Soho?

TweetEditor’s note: This is a guest post from Mitzi Poesener. Mitzi Poesener is the pseudonym of a British sex worker, writer, and activist, living and working in London. It’s been six days since the raids on sex workers in Soho, and there is still rampant speculation about the real motives behind the actions. The operation [...]
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Guest post: Sex worker hierarchy sucks

TweetThis is a guest post from a blogger who calls herself the Resident Hooker. In her own words: My name is – well, that’s not important. What’s important is what I do! I write and I’m a feminist, obviously; but I’m also a sex worker. Here at Feministing.com we believe in engaging in critical analysis [...]
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The Feministing Five: Anna Saini

TweetMeet Anna Saini—a community organizer, author, and radical activist who is thrilled to be literally lending her voice to The Red Umbrella Diaries—a soon to be filmed documentary featuring seven LGBTQ sex worker storytellers. The film, which is still in its fundraising stage—check out its Kickstarter!—will be a culmination of the Red Umbrella Project—a storytelling series [...]
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Guest post: Sex workers clap back with #banfreebies

TweetEditor’s Note: This is a guest post from a member of the Feministing family who wishes to remain anonymous. I’ll let her introduce herself: Hi! My name is – well, that’s not important. What’s important is what I do! I write and I’m a feminist, obviously; but I’m also a sex worker. Here at Feministing.com [...]
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Some rescue: The FBI’s dubious war on street girls

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetThe FBI recently announced with great fanfare that it had “rescued” 105 youth and arrested 150 “pimps” for prostitution in 76 cities, including Boston, Denver, and San Francisco. The three-day raid, dubbed “Operation Cross Country,” was the largest in a decade-long FBI initiative aimed at what they called the persistent threat of child prostitution. But [...]
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