Tag Archives: sex workers' rights

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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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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