Tag Archives: sex workers

6 topics for an HBO TV series on Brazil more original than “high end (white) sex workers”

Tweet Earlier this month, HBO Latino announced an upcoming new series titled “El Negocio,” about three white women looking to revolutionize the sex work industry in Brazil, and the concept made me yawn.  Tweet
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Canada’s first national survey of sex workers shows most are satisfied with their jobs

TweetCanada’s conservative government is poised to pass a bill which would criminalize sex work. But a new national study disproves many of the paternalistic stereotypes and assumptions behind the legislation. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Do you know about Anita Hill? Cameroon has been quietly locking up LGBT people for years with little international attention. The last rural abortion clinics in Texas just shut down. “It’s a myth as old as this nation: the idea that Black men are more likely to be sexual predators — especially of white [...]
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10 things to do on today’s International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Tweet Today the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. Here are 10 things you can do to participate in this important commemoration.  Tweet
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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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