Tag Archives: sex work

Two new consultations on prostitution: Scotland, Northern Ireland

Not one, but two consultations advocating “the Swedish solution” to make criminal the purchase of sexual services have been announced in Northern Ireland and Scotland. Advertisements

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Its the autonomy, stoopid!

Just for the record, and despite recent appearances to the contrary, this is NOT a trans blog. Its actually intended to be about sex and sexuality in its widest sense, and therefore any issues that pique my interest – whether … Continue reading

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Police are hurting – not helping

The police, of late, see to have been putting out mixed messages when it comes to sex work. On the one hand, those involved are seen as victims, to be supported and protected as far as possible. On the other, … Continue reading

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Exploitation?

For once, i find myself in agreement with arch-Tory blogger Iain Dale. His post highlights – yet again – what i call the “sex-plus” double standard that permeates society and politicians alike. It goes, roughly: take any ordinary action and … Continue reading

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On the Radio!

Fingers crossed – and here’s hoping it doesn’t turn out to be a complete stitch up. A call from a Radio City producer earlier this week and hey presto! yours truly is chatting to Radio City DJ Pete Price. The … Continue reading

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Sensationalising sex work…

I was just thinking of getting back to sex work – writing about it, that is – when the sad tale of Mistress Lucrezia and her dead client broke. Here – from the Telegraph – is one of the least … Continue reading

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Fast? I don’t think so

Listening to the news tonight, doesn’t one’s heart swell with pride for our efficient and oh-so-effective boys-in blue? A prostitute is killed on the streets of Bradford. A few days later a man is arrested and charged with a series … Continue reading

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Caesar’s Wife (in Bedfordshire)

I suppose I could have headlined this one as “Police in financial scandal shock! horror!” – but too many shocks in one blog are definitely not good for the blood pressure. So i didn’t. Besides, i don’t actually think the … Continue reading

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