Posts in tag

sex work


scotty bowers male madam

Attempt to ban ‘male madam’ Scotty Bowers doco from library

A rash of complaints about queer material in the Lafayette Public Library in Indiana includes a documentary about the legendary Hollywood male madam, Scotty Bowers. Scotty Bowers died in 2019 at the age of 96. But in 2012, he published the memoir,  Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the …

chloe jessica earle extortion

Intensive Correction Order rather than jail for extortion

Brisbane District Court Judge Paul Smith today sentenced Chloe Jessica Earle to a 12-month Intensive Correction Order following a conviction for extortion. The judge imposed the order in lieu of jail because of difficulties she would face in prison. “I can’t ignore the fact that as a transgender person with male genitalia if you went …

nothing but my body tilly lawless

Review: Nothing But My Body by Tilly Lawless is mesmerising

Nothing But My Body by Tilly Lawless, the debut novel of a queer sex worker, is powerful, mesmerising and unforgettable. The “taboo” world of sex workers has often been the source of entertainment and intrigue for many over the years. Who can forget Pretty Woman? The more recent 2017 hit Secret Diary of a Call …

Queensland decriminalisation review

Sex workers welcome Queensland decriminalisation review

Queensland and Australian sex worker organisations today welcomed the impending Queensland decriminalisation review of state sex work laws. State Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman earlier announced a review of current laws by the Queensland Law Reform Commission. She said the Commission will advise on improving the health, safety, human rights and also legal protections of sex workers …

onlyfans porn ban

OnlyFans reverses adult content ban after massive backlash

OnlyFans has announced that it will “suspend” a ban on sexually explicit content on the platform, following widespread outrage from its users. The content subscription service announced shock plans last week to block sexually explicit photos and videos from October 1. However on Wednesday, the company tweeted it had “suspended the planned 1 October policy …

onlyfans sexually explicit content

OnlyFans banning sexually explicit content from 1 October

OnlyFans, the subscriber-only website famous for sexually explicit content, just announced it will ban porn from 1 October. The site proved a lifeline for many sex workers during the pandemic, allowing them to earn an income during lockdowns and COVID-19 restrictions. Scroll down for more explicit Jakipz and a link OnlyFans launched in 2016 as …

sex worker rights day the intro room

International Sex Worker Rights Day 2021 Rally Brisbane

International Sex Worker Rights Day happens next Wednesday 3 March. In Brisbane, sex workers, allies and supporters will rally at 4.30 pm in Centenary Place Park. Other events will take place around the country during the week. The online event The Intro Room will also take place via Zoom on Wednesday. Sex worker storytellers will …

whore stories international whores day sex workers

Whore Stories tonight: International Whores Day fundraiser

Whore Stories tonight at 7 pm both celebrates International Whores Day and raises funds for the Emergency Support Fund for Sex Workers in Australia. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted all our lives but sex workers belong to one of the marginalised groups particularly affected. Governments around Australia ordered brothels shut early in the pandemic with in-person …

broomstick roleplay

NB: Double-check address when hired for broomstick roleplay

A New South Wales judge found a man charged with entering a home intending to intimidate while armed with an offensive weapon not guilty. The man was one of a pair who went to the wrong address after being hired via Facebook for a sexual fantasy involving broomstick roleplay. According to statements entered at the …

sex worker safety

“Stop criminalisation of sex worker safety in Queensland”

Queensland Sex Workers and allies rallied on International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers on the issue of sex worker safety. The rally remembered sex worker lives lost to violence and recognised that sex workers still needlessly experience violence today. Community leaders and sex workers addressed Tuesday’s rally in Centenary Place Park. Candi Forrest, …

1 2