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Category Archives: Sex Workers

Anti-slavery laws face test in court

“The first person convicted of possessing and using sex slaves in Australia should soon find out whether she can plead her case at a retrial.”

The Sydney Morning Herald

What concerns me about these news articles is that they sensationalise some aspects of the sex work industry which just perpetuates stereotypes about sex workers that aren’t true. 

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Red-letter day for woman fighting for sex workers’ rights

 

“AMONG the air chief marshals, cabinet ministers, departmental secretaries, academics, analysts and enthusiasts defining future threats to Australia’s security, Elena Jeffreys stood out.

That was due, partly, to her bright green-and-gold hair and, largely, to her role as president and summit representative of the Scarlet Alliance, which represents thousands of Australian sex workers.”

 

A surprising inclusion to the 2020 Summit but nice to see. Thoughts?

 

 

Red-letter day for woman fighting for sex workers’ rights

“AMONG the air chief marshals, cabinet ministers, departmental secretaries, academics, analysts and enthusiasts defining future threats to Australia’s security, Elena Jeffreys stood out.

That was due, partly, to her bright green-and-gold hair and, largely, to her role as president and summit representative of the Scarlet Alliance, which represents thousands of Australian sex workers.”

 

A surprising inclusion to the 2020 Summit but nice to see. Thoughts?