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sex work# January 13

Postgraduate Sex Work Conference 2016

The 4th Postgraduate Sex Work Conference was held yesterday. It is a joint venture between the Sex Work Research Hub and the Yorkshire Academic Sex Work Consortium. I blogged about the previous event here. This is an important event, and I would advise fellow sex work researchers, practitioners and sex workers to follow the above […]

gjsspicture December 06

Blurred Lines: The Contested Nature of Sex Work in a Changing Social Landscape, Graduate Journal of Social Science, Vol 11. No. 2

Our guest edition is finally here!! Led by Laura Connelly, our authors, peer reviewers, copy editors and editors at large have put together a brilliant open-access journal on sex work. Please read and share as widely as you can, via your social media, email lists etc. Thank you for all your help and support with […]

lapdance2 October 30

Request from undergraduate

My supervisor recently sent me a request from an undergraduate film student, and I have told the student in question I will share it here. If you are interested in speaking about this topic, please leave your email in a comment and I shall pass them on. “I am currently developing an idea for a […]

shoe November 18

Exploration of the Experiences of UK Adult Film Performers- Ph.D funding

Please check out this ad for a fully funded Ph.D studentship at Liverpool John Moores University, under Dr Conan Leavey, one of my old supervisors. The deadline is Friday 5th December 2014, and the start date is January 2015. I am very envious of this project, and can recommend both the university and the supervisor. […]

purse May 14

The myth of sexual liberation

I read Jessica Valenti’s piece ‘Of course the French have better sex if our idea of sex is limited to men’s ideals’ and then the original interview ‘Are the French Better at Sex? A Discussion’. I think what they are both missing is that women can increasingly be as sexually active as they choose in […]

soc170 March 29

Filth Caves and Vulgar Peverted Masses

An Object supporter on twitter this week called lap-dancing venues ‘Filth Caves’ which I found fascinating. I have reproduced this from the 29.03.14 edition of the Daily Mail. It is correspondence between a concerned reader and ‘Agony Aunt’ Bel Mooney. It represents beautifully the Mary Whitehouse ideas that are parroted wholesale by many in the […]

soc190 March 28

Call for papers! Blurred Lines: The Contested Nature of Sex Work in a Changing Social Landscape

We are very excited to announce our call for papers! Please note the extended deadline is 30th June 2014. Guest Edition – Graduate Journal of Social Science Call for Papers Blurred Lines: The Contested Nature of Sex Work in a Changing Social Landscape Editors:Gemma Ahearne, Leeds Metropolitan University Laura Connelly, University of Leeds Laura Jarvis-King, […]