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By olga on Apr 7th, 2010

The Louisiana Weekly, USA
January 2010 – New Orleans city police and the district attorney's office are using a state law written for child molesters to charge hundreds of sex workers like Tabitha as sex offenders. The law, which dates back to 1805, makes it a crime against nature to engage in "unnatural copulation" – a term New Orleans cops and the district attorney's office have interpreted to mean anal or oral sex.

By olga on Apr 7th, 2010

sexworkeurope.org
31 January 2010 − Created with the goal of preserving sex worker culture and discourse, the Sex Worker Media Library in the Centre for Sex & Culture (CSC) is a database of videos by and about sex workers from around the world. The library is located on-site at CSC and available for viewing by application only.

By olga on Apr 7th, 2010

The Telegraph, UK
18 February 2010 − Brothel owners in the Lugano area say electric shock treatment to restart customer's hearts is needed because so many elderly customers are using their services. The most recent victim was a pensioner, thought to be having fun with the help of anti-impotence medication.

By Aliya on Dec 18th, 2009

17 December, 2009, Budapest --- Hungarian news agency Hirszerzo writes about Hungarian prostitution and the press-conference held in Budapest on December 17 by the Association of Hungarian Prostitutes.

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By Aliya on Dec 16th, 2009

The Guardian, UK
For five years, it was one of Internet’s best kept and most guessed secrets. The truth, unveiled by the blogger herself, is quite astonishing.

By Aliya on Dec 16th, 2009

Spiegel.de, Denmark
December 4th 2009 − The Copenhagen city council tried to use the climate summit to push their anti-sex work agenda. Local sex workers fought back with their own weapons.

By Aliya on Dec 16th, 2009

Globo, Brasil
August 27th 2009 – Daspu, the clothing label stemming from the local sex worker community held its first fashion show in Rio de Janeiro, featuring working girls as models.

By Aliya on Dec 16th, 2009

Bors, Hungary
November 16th 2009 – Wearing only panties and bras, sex workers are on display in small, wooden shacks with large windows overlooking road 53 in Bács-Kiskun county.

By Aliya on Dec 16th, 2009

The Times of India
October 1st 2009 – An independent candidate in the October state assembly elections in Haryana, India, gave the election commission embarrassing moments by insisting that he be allotted 'condom' as a poll symbol. His agenda was to highlight the plight of sex workers, illegal flesh trade and spread of AIDS.

By Aliya on Dec 16th, 2009

Reuters, Germany
July 22nd 2009 – Prostitutes in Germany fought back against attempts by conservative politicians and irate residents to stop popular "flat-rate" brothels in July.

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