Tag Archives: sex workers' rights

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet“The games have always been a little gay.” First queer arrests in Sochi. Trans and sex workers rights activist Monica Jones targeted by police, arrested for protesting. Janet Mock is on the cover of MetroWeekly. Check out Feministing staff’s activism in Policy Mic’s list of 23 feminist digital campaigns. “Bill Cosby has done great things [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Can we address the systems that allow racism to thrive? Painting Wendy Davis as a bad mother in the midst of her campaign for Texas Governor is bullshit and sexist. “What they’re really about has nothing to do with abortion or the health of anyone; it has to do with controlling women.” Catherine Samba-Panza is [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Queen Bey has spoken. This holiday season, help Just Detention International remind sexual assault survivors that they’re not alone. There have been 26 school shootings — yes, 26, — since Sandy Hook. A tenured professor in Colorado was forced to retire after giving a lecture on prostitution. Beyond Eve Ensler: What should organizing against [...]
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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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6 questions for the media about the Soho anti-prostitution raids

TweetOn the night of December 4th police raided sex worker’s flats in Soho, London. Immigrant women were taken into custody, and the cops brought along the news media to take photos. The explanation for the arrests that the cops gave the media was that these women were the victims of trafficking. There wasn’t another perspective [...]
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