Sex work legislation is an on-going discussion in many countries around the world. This week, attention has been on Northern Ireland. In October, the Stormont Assembly voted in favour of making the purchase of sex illegal. It is currently legal with related activities such as kerb crawling and pimping being illegal. This is the route that countries like Sweden have taken with the so called ‘Swedish Model’.
Clause 6 is part ...
This week's blog is by Luke Kristopher Davis. Luke is a student who has starred in pornography films directed by feminist porn director and producer, Erika Lust. Here are his views and experience of the industry.
You can check out Luke's blog page here.
The Pornography Industry: My Experience and General Views
No other film industry is as contentious or worthy of debate as the pornography business, which depicts sexual acts, real or ...
Photo: Emma Jones and Louise Clark of Gibran (UK) Ltd with Debbie Jones and Dr. Tracey Sagar of Swansea Unversity
Friday 6th June saw the last conference of Sex Work Research Wales (SWRW) at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea.
The day was entitled 'so you think you know me?' and launched the findings of the 4 year SWRW Big Lottery funded project. Report authors of the findings are Dr. Tracey Sagar and Debbie ...
One question we are regularly asked is 'What do we mean by sex work?'. For us, sex work has a broad meaning but we are aware that most people associate it with women who sell sexual acts for money, in other words the common understanding of prostitution. Our Project identifies 'sex work' as including activities such as erotic dancing, web cam sex, phone chat sex, escort work, massage parlour work ...
The project began in June 2012 and the overarching aim of the project is to develop and deliver an integrated sexual health service for student sex workers in Wales. See About Us to learn more.Dechreuodd y prosiect ym Mehefin 2012 ac amcan cyffredinol y fenter yw datblygu a darparu gwasanaeth iechyd rhywiol integredig ar gyfer myfyrwyr yng Nghymru sy’n gwneud gwaith rhyw. Gweler Ynglŷn â Ni i ddysgu mwy.
If you are already sex working or planning on starting a career in sex work, it is paramount that you keep yourself safe at all times.
Remember you can contact us anonymously and in confidence for advice or support. If you are a member of the project to can also contact us via our one-2-one support and chat to a member of staff from the Project.
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"I first saw The Student Sex Work Project at Fresher’s Fair. I knew what it was for but I didn't join at first for fear of being outed and being judged.
A few months later and after keeping an eye on the project online, I decided to take the risk and join. I don't know why I was so worried. It really is confidential and no one knows who you are. I can e-mail, chat to other people who understand in forums and talk online."
The Projects aim is to promote learning and understanding about student sex worker needs