Gemma Keegan of the Scarlet Alliance makes the case for why the decriminalisation of sex work will contribute to improved human rights for sex workers.
Victim or empowered. Trafficking victim or pimp. Elena Jeffreys tells us why we need to stop with the stereotypes.
When ABC journalist Jill Meagher was killed, the media led the community in an outpouring of grief. But the same cannot be said about the death of sex worker Tracy Connolly, who was also tragically murdered. Kate Galloway asks why.
When workers in industries other than mine are organising for rights, their ability to speak on what they need as workers is rarely questioned. However, when it comes to sex workers there is an assumption that we can’t even articulate what we want as workers, and that we can’t organise together. It is often argued […]
By David Donaldson. This piece is part of our September focus on Women’s Rights. See all of this month’s articles here. Notwithstanding the claims of various conservative commentators, feminism is, of course, not monolithic. It’s a broad range of ideas about the empowerment of women, and feminists do not always agree about what that means. For […]