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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Comment: Why Sex Workers Are #notyourrescueproject: Rape by anti-trafficking NGOs, stigma by feminists

“If we want anything from outside like sweets, chewing gum or magazines or phone credit we have to give hand job or blow job to security,” reveals Molli Desi Devadasi. But she’s not talking about a prison. Molli, now a UK-based sex worker, was “rescued” by an anti-prostitution NGO while employed as a sex worker

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