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Us, Sex Workers: Means for a Meaning

Us, Sex Workers: Means for a Meaning | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
What an irony: the practitioners of the world’s oldest profession are still bound to justify that theirs is indeed… a profession. “Sex work is work,” an assertion in the face of the popular stigma surrounding prostitution, has nonetheless become an international slogan to unify sex workers from around the globe. National and trans-national organisations are now able to bring forth the cause of millions of workers. But few would rejoice when assessing today’s scene...
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Yes... Sex Work is WORK. If you don't think so.. then stop paying for it. It's not the "world's oldest profession" for nothing.

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Katha Pollitt’s Quality Control | Jacobin

Katha Pollitt’s Quality Control | Jacobin | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
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Droit des femmes au travail… sexuel

Droit des femmes au travail… sexuel | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
Fabrication et vente d’armes : travail. Donner la mort à quelqu’un en appliquant la peine capitale : travail. Torturer un animal dans un laboratoire : travail....
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NY Strippers Win Court Ruling

NY Strippers Win Court Ruling | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
A New York federal judge ruled that Rick's Cabaret, a live adult entertainment business in New York City, must pay its strippers minimum wage after it misclassified more than 1,900 current and former exotic dancers as independent contractors.
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RUINES : chronique d'une chasse aux sorcières séropositives | Okeanews

RUINES : chronique d'une chasse aux sorcières séropositives | Okeanews | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
"RUINES raconte l'histoire de plus de 30 femmes qui ont été persécutées et présentées en Grèce comme des «prostituées infectées par le SIDA» dans une campagne orchestrée politiquement dans la perspective des élections de mai 2012 en Grèce.
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Response to: Prostitution is not compatible with anarchism | libcom.org

Response to: Prostitution is not compatible with anarchism | libcom.org | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
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Legalizing Prostitution: New Zealand’s Example | Fair Observer°

Legalizing Prostitution: New Zealand’s Example | Fair Observer° | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
Should prostitution be legalized?
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An Interview With Christina, A Sociology Student & Web Cam Girl

An Interview With Christina, A Sociology Student & Web Cam Girl | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
We speak to Christina about being a webcam girl, how she earns money and how it affects her life.
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Sex workers deserve an end to discrimination

Sex workers deserve an end to discrimination | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
As recent killings highlight, society is creating an environment that places sex workers at risk, not their profession.
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"Decriminalise consensual adult sex work!" - Human Rights Watch tells Tanzania | Global Network of Sex Work Projects

"Decriminalise consensual adult sex work!" - Human Rights Watch tells Tanzania | Global Network of Sex Work Projects | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
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The Merseyside Model–Why Crimes Against Prostitutes Are Hate Crimes

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Les putains sont parmi les plus opprimées des travailleuses; en fait, elles sont criminalisées et ostracisées parce qu’elles vendent la féminité sous une forme directement sexuelle. Historiquement,...

Les putains sont parmi les plus opprimées des travailleuses; en fait, elles sont criminalisées et ostracisées parce qu’elles vendent la féminité sous une forme directement sexuelle. Historiquement,... | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
Gail PHETERSON, Le Prisme de la prostitution, L’Harmattan, 2001. p. 89-90
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Pour une décriminalisation complète de la prostitution inspirée du modèle de la Nouvelle-Zélande - Alliance féministe solidaire
pour les droits des travailleuses(rs) du sexe

Pour une décriminalisation complète de la prostitution inspirée du modèle de la Nouvelle-Zélande - Alliance féministe solidaire<br/>pour les droits des travailleuses(rs) du sexe | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
Le 13 juin 2013, le début des audiences de la cause Bedford contre Canada a relancé de plus belle le débat entourant la prostitution.
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The Problem With (Sex) Work | Jacobin

The Problem With (Sex) Work | Jacobin | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
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Decriminalisation of Sex Work in New Zealand - Alliance féministe solidaire
pour les droits des travailleuses(rs) du sexe

Decriminalisation of Sex Work in New Zealand - Alliance féministe solidaire<br/>pour les droits des travailleuses(rs) du sexe | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
This video outlines the process of successfully lobbying to decriminalise prostitution in New Zealand. The New Zealand Prostitution Reform Bill was passed in 2003. The NZ Prostitutes Collective was actively engaged in lobbying and writing submissions to Parliament as well as ongoing face to face submission processes. They have also...
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Une question à : Damien Simonin, doctorant au Centre Max Weber, ENS de Lyon | Genre et Classes Populaires

Une question à : Damien Simonin, doctorant au Centre Max Weber, ENS de Lyon | Genre et Classes Populaires | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
Quels sont les effets du genre et de la classe dans l’analyse du mouvement des travailleur.se.s du sexe ?        ...
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Abused Sex Workers Can Now Tap Into State Fund for Victims

Abused Sex Workers Can Now Tap Into State Fund for Victims | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
Rule barring prostitutes who were raped or beaten from accessing money for treatment is repealed.
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Prostituée ou travailleuse du sexe ? Réflexion sur l’économie de l’intime

Prostituée ou travailleuse du sexe ? Réflexion sur l’économie de l’intime | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
Prostituée ou travailleuse du sexe ? Réflexion sur l’économie de l’intime
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Sex as work and sex work: a marxian take | libcom.org

Sex as work and sex work: a marxian take | libcom.org | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
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The German Prostitution Model: Reducing Violence Against Sex Workers | Fair Observer°

The German Prostitution Model: Reducing Violence Against Sex Workers | Fair Observer° | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
In light of the German prostitution model, the abolitionist movement holds many shortcomings.
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Sauna closures ‘could mean danger for sex workers’

Sauna closures ‘could mean danger for sex workers’ | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
SAUNA workers today spoke of their fears that the closure of venues associated with the city’s licensed sex industry could leave them vulnerable to being raped or murdered.
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Why I changed my mind about sex work

Why I changed my mind about sex work | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
SA Jones for Overland: I feel uneasy about sex work, but here's the thing: it's not about me. It's about the safety and dignity of those who are actually involved in the industry
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Organising Sex Workers Within Mainstream Labour Movement

Organising Sex Workers Within Mainstream Labour Movement | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
The controversy of whether “sex work” can be defined and treated as real work or not is one that evokes a lot of emotion and sentiments. This is not surprising because the answer to this will deter...
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Botswana – Légalise la prostitution pour abaisser le taux d’infection au VIH/SIDA !

Botswana – Légalise la prostitution pour abaisser le taux d’infection au VIH/SIDA ! | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
L’ancien président du Botswana, Festus Mogae, a lancé le débat sur la légalisation de la prostitution, après avoir plaidé pour la dépénalisation de l’homosexualité. Actuellement directeur...
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« J’ai inventé le travail du sexe. Pas l’activité, bien sûr. Le terme. Cette invention est née de mon désir de réconcilier mes objectifs féministes avec la réalité de ma vie et de celles des femmes...

« J’ai inventé le travail du sexe. Pas l’activité, bien sûr. Le terme. Cette invention est née de mon désir de réconcilier mes objectifs féministes avec la réalité de ma vie et de celles des femmes... | #Prostitution : #sexwork is work ! | Scoop.it
Carole Leigh, “inventer le travail du sexe”, in Luttes XXX - inspirations du mouvement des travailleuses du sexe, Maria Nengeh Mensah, Claire Thiboutot et Louise Toupin, éd. du remue-ménage, 2011, p....
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