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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Padraig MacLochlainn’s bias and the Irish sex work hearing
Yesterday I recorded a video of myself talking about Padraig MacLochlainn’s recent public rudeness towards sex workers – the very people he’s claiming to protect. The Irish Justice Committee are currently holding a sex work hearing where they recieve submmissions from people to decide whether to subject the Irish to the dangerous Swedish Model (criminalisingContinue reading “Padraig MacLochlainn’s bias and the Irish sex work hearing”
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?”