Category Archives: HIV

HIV/AIDS: Obama kills sex workers

Yesterday, NSWP president Andrew Hunter made a good speech and explained many of sex workers’ issues in the context of HIV/AIDS. The US travel restrictions will prevent sex workers to be in Washington, but it is in Washington that will … Continue reading

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Global sex worker conference starting in Kolkata

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Are male sex workers really better off?

There is an assumption that male sex workers are different from women. When you listen to some discourses, female sex workers are portrayed as victims or very vulnerable while male sex workers are just ignored. It is not just because … Continue reading

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Petition: Stop the forced testing and outing of sex workers in Greece

Please sign this petition http://www.change.org/petitions/to-mr-lucas-papademos-prime-minister-of-greece-stop-the-forced-testing-and-outing-of-sex-workers   To Mr Lucas Papademos, Prime Minister of Greece, Sir, Since the end of April 2012, sex workers in Greece are forced to be tested by the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (KEEL). According to … Continue reading

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LGBTQ and sex workers’ History

LGBT History month is ending today. To close this month, I will be attending the event organised by SERTUC LGBT network in Congress House.[1] At this occasion, I want also to remind the links between the LGBTQ communities and sex … 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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The impact of cuts on the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) communities

Thierry Schaffauser, Left Front Art and LRC Part of the current homophobic discourse is to portray LGBT people as economically stronger than the “general population”. We’ve heard about the so called “pink pound” and the expression “double income, no kids” … Continue reading

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