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“Sex Workers’ Personal and Professional Lives” – Special Issue of Sexual and Relationship Therapy 34(3), 2019.

“Sex Workers’ Personal and Professional Lives” – Special Issue of Sexual and Relationship Therapy 34(3), 2019. Antebi-Gruszka, Nadav, Daniel Spence, and Stella Jendrzejewski. 2019. ‘Guidelines for Mental Health Practice with Clients Who Engage in Sex Work’. Sexual and Relationship Therapy 34 (3): 339–54. https://doi.org/10.1080/14681994.2019.1573978. Bahri, Jacenta. 2019. ‘Boyfriends, Lovers, and “Peeler Pounders”: Experiences of Interpersonal …Read More

“I’m Not a Bloody Slave, I Get Paid and If I Don’t Get Paid Then Nothing Happens”: Sarah’s Experience of Being a Student Sex Worker

Simpson, Jessica, and Sarah Smith. 2019. ‘“I’m Not a Bloody Slave, I Get Paid and If I Don’t Get Paid Then Nothing Happens”: Sarah’s Experience of Being a Student Sex Worker’. Work, Employment and Society 33 (4): 709–18. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017018809888. . Abstract . Sex work remains a contentious area of debate. Whether or not sex work …Read More

“Mouth Wide Shut”: Strategies of Female Sex Workers for Coping With Intimate Partner Violence

Puente-Martínez, Alicia, Silvia Ubillos-Landa, Marina García-Zabala, and Darío Páez-Rovira. 2019. ‘“Mouth Wide Shut”: Strategies of Female Sex Workers for Coping With Intimate Partner Violence’. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 34 (16): 3414–37. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260516670180. . Abstract . The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between possible violence suffered by female sex workers in their …Read More

Domina Parties Melbourne Launch

After much anticipation, Domina Parties Australia has finally launched in Melbourne! We had a FULL HOUSE and sold out of tickets! OBEY – Domina’s Choice was the perfect theme to kick off BDSM party Melbourne style. No preconceived notions and a chance for each of the Domina’s to get serviced and introduced to the excited […]

“Sexual Commerce: Troubling Meanings, Policies, and Practices” – Special Issue of Sexuality Research and Social Policy 16(2), June 2019.

“Sexual Commerce: Troubling Meanings, Policies, and Practices” – Special Issue of Sexuality Research and Social Policy 16(2), June 2019. Crowhurst, Isabel. 2019. ‘The Ambiguous Taxation of Prostitution: The Role of Fiscal Arrangements in Hindering the Sexual and Economic Citizenship of Sex Workers’. Sexuality Research and Social Policy 16 (2): 166–78. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13178-018-0368-3. Crowhurst, Isabel, Niina Vuolajärvi, …Read More

Prostitute, Whore, Hooker, Ho: Sex Work Terminology

Why is the term used for sex work important? Is it just semantics, and if so, why care? Is the term Sex Work political correctness, or trying to put a legitimate looking label on abuse and pimping? When it comes to sex work, the most important people to ask about it are sex workers. When […]

Sex Work in Pop Culture TV – Vixen Hour Podcast

On this episode of The Vixen Hour radio, Christian Vega & I discuss the portrayal of sex work in science fiction and fantasy.  The focus on the TV shows Firefly, Deadwood and Game of Thrones. As a lover of television series and fantasy, enjoying shows which represent sex workers can be often really difficult. We discuss […]

Sex Work, OnLine Activism and Self Care (from SWOP Resources:)

I know I’m not the only sex worker right now suffering massive burn out over the NSW Government wanting to change decriminalization laws, and Amnesty making the awesome choice to put it’s opinions on decriminalization and sex work into official policy. With public policy locally and internationally changing around us, effecting our lives and livelihoods, […]

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