Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sex worker Greetings and plans for a happy New Year 2012

Dear sex workers and all sexy comrades, I am a bit of a Queen so I will do like the old one and make my speech for the end of the year and the celebrations. Hopefully you won’t find me … Continue reading

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How best to end violence?

First published in the Morning Star Thursday 22 December 2011 by Thierry Schaffauser   Last week Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone announced the national rollout of Liverpool’s Ugly Mugs scheme, which gathers information about men attacking sex workers. This is a … Continue reading

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Google’s whorephobia

Do you remember last May when Google censored an advert from the Irish sex worker organisation Turn Off the Blue Light? Here is the info: http://www.turnoffthebluelight.ie/2011/05/27/google-discrimination-against-sex-workers/ This time, Google has decided to fund anti-sex worker organisations. As a result, the US … Continue reading

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International day to end violence against sex workers part 5

Candle Vigil Walk & Reception in Congress House Thursday, 15 December 2011 Time 18:00 until 21:00 Description Organised by SERTUC LGBT Network This event is supported by SERTUCVigil walk from 6pm to 7pm At the occasion of the international day to end violence … Continue reading

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International day to end violence against sex workers part 4

Candle Vigil Walk & Reception in Congress House Thursday, 15 December 2011 Time 18:00 until 21:00 Description Organised by SERTUC LGBT Network This event is supported by SERTUCVigil walk from 6pm to 7pm At the occasion of the international day to end violence … Continue reading

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International day to end violence against sex workers part 3

Candle Vigil Walk & Reception in Congress House Thursday, 15 December 2011 Time 18:00 until 21:00 Description Organised by SERTUC LGBT Network This event is supported by SERTUCVigil walk from 6pm to 7pm At the occasion of the international day to end violence … Continue reading

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International day to end violence against sex workers part 2

Candle Vigil Walk & Reception in Congress House Thursday, 15 December 2011 Time 18:00 until 21:00 Description Organised by SERTUC LGBT Network This event is supported by SERTUCVigil walk from 6pm to 7pm At the occasion of the international day to end violence … Continue reading

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International day to end violence against sex workers

Candle Vigil Walk & Reception in Congress House Thursday, 15 December 2011 Time 18:00 until 21:00 Description Organised by SERTUC LGBT Network This event is supported by SERTUC Vigil walk from 6pm to 7pm At the occasion of the international day to end … Continue reading

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France should not criminalise my clients

On the 6th December, the French Parliament will discuss a resolution re-affirming the abolitionist position of the country. If passed, this will lead to a new Bill for the criminalisation of our clients. Criminalisation doesn’t stop us working but worsens … Continue reading

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Statement from the SERTUC LGBT network for World Aids day

According to estimates by World Health Organisation and UNAIDS, 33.4 million people were living with HIV at the end of 2008. That same year, some 2.7 million people became newly infected, and 2.0 million died of AIDS, including 280 000 … Continue reading

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