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whore stories international whores day sex workers

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 …

stop the raids sex worker rights day respect inc #decrimqld

Grab your red umbrella! On Tuesday — International Sex Worker Rights Day — #DecrimQLD and Respect Inc invite allies to the Stop the Raids rally at Southport. In the last six months, police charged more than 30 people for sex work related offences. The charges followed raids and also undercover entrapment. In response sex workers, …

sharia law brunei first gay crime

A Magistrate’s Court hearing on Sunday indicted a man charged with Brunei’s first ‘gay’ crime since the 2019 introduction of Sharia law. The court remanded the man for further investigation. Brunei’s implementation of Sharia law in regard to sexual ‘crimes’ threatened punishments including the death penalty for gay sex. The autocratic Sultan of Brunei later …

DecrimQld Respect Inc queensland sex workers sex work decriminalisation nt

The Queensland Government has asked the state’s Law Reform Commission for new laws for the local sex industry, in a move welcomed by sex worker advocates pushing for full decriminalisation. A parliamentary committee was looking at new draft laws to strengthen police powers to crack down on brothels. This included new powers for the Prostitution …

sex work decrimqld respect inc

We accept best practice in workplace health and safety as a given these days. Government regulation and workplace policies cover just about every eventuality that could bring harm to a worker. Unless the worker is a sex worker! In that case, Queensland law actually endangers the health and safety of the worker. No bad whores …

Respect Inc decriminalisation rally

A global network of LGBTIQ organisations from around the world have called for global decriminalisation of sex work to address discrimination and stigma against sex workers, including those who identify as LGBTIQ. The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) is a global network representing more than 1,500 LGBTIQ organisations from around the …

Respect Inc decriminalisation rally

Queensland sex workers are inviting friends, family, and allies from the LGBTIQ community to join them in calling for urgent action by the Queensland government on laws putting sex workers at risk in the state. This Sunday is International Sex Worker Rights Day, and on Monday (March 4), advocacy group Respect Inc are holding the …

My Health Record stock photo supplied by federal government

Police and law enforcement agencies will be able to access the sensitive medical data contained on the My Health Record system without a warrant or court order, according to a new legal analysis. People’s medical records will be stored on a national database under the federal government scheme, to be viewed by patients, GPs, specialists, …