Today, an innocent woman was outed in the Sunday World – all because one of her three part-time jobs is as a sex worker. This comes a day after Kalika Gold announced her and Ruth Jacobs’ joint project to bring the Merseyside model of declaring all crimes against sex workers as hate crimes and collaborateContinue reading “The Sunday World’s outing of a sex worker and how the Merseyside model can stop this”
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The Magdalene Laundries: is this the West’s answer to honour killings?
Prime Minister Kenny said the Magdalene laundries, where “fallen women” were incarcerated, abused and used as slaves, were operating in a “harsh and uncompromising” Ireland. There was no apology, and no mention of stigma against unmarried mothers, or of whorephobia, or of slut-shaming. It was as if these issues didn’t exist. We’re used to thinkingContinue reading “The Magdalene Laundries: is this the West’s answer to honour killings?”