stigma

New Reality Show Aims to “Rescue” Sex Workers in 8 Minutes

Sex workers are responding with outrage about a new reality show named "8 Minutes" set to air on the A&E channel. The show follows vice cop-turned-minister, Kevin Brown as he arranges to meet sex workers in hotel rooms and, within eight minutes, tries to “rescue” them from the sex trades.

NUS National Executive Council Passes Motion in Favour of Decriminalisation

The National Executive Council (NUS NEC), the interim policy-making body of the United Kingdom’s National Union of Students, last week passed a motion to officially support the decriminalisation of sex work.

Woman Outed in Greece’s Sex Worker Crackdown Has Committed Suicide

Ruins - Chronicle of an HIV witch-hunt

A Greek woman, named only as Katerina, took her own life over the weekend. She had been publicly outed as living with HIV in a health ministry initiative in May 2012.