News: Fundraising for Laura Lee’s Legacy

As reported last week Laura Lee, the law-graduate sex worker and indomitable human rights activist died at 39 leaving behind a teenage daughter. As her colleague Miranda Kane wrote: “Laura Lee was a fighter, an activist, a friend, a mum and a pain in the Oireachtas arse. She went through so much; she was exposed, abused by

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Features: Why visiting a prostitute is not what you think by Miranda Kane

What’s the first thing you’d think if someone said they were going to see a sex-worker? Do you imagine them driving through King’s Cross and picking up a streetwalker for £20? Or diving down an alley, walking up some dark steps to enter a red-lit, smoke-filled shadowy room where the girls line up for selection?

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News: Human Rights Activist and Sex Worker Laura Lee dies

Fearless campaigner for the rights of sex workers, Laura Lee died on 7th February aged 39, leaving behind a teenage daughter. By all accounts Laura was quite a character: warm, witty, intelligent and open-hearted, she was fierce in her defence of human rights for all – regardless of profession. As an article in The Scotsman read, “Laura, a

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Features: Why visiting a prostitute is not what you think by Miranda Kane

What’s the first thing you’d think if someone said they were going to see a sex-worker? Do you imagine them driving through King’s Cross and picking up a streetwalker for £20? Or diving down an alley, walking up some dark steps to enter a red-lit, smoke-filled shadowy room where the girls line up for selection?

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