Tag Archives: Sex worker

November 11

Being a Sex Work Researcher

If you are new to my blog and perhaps a student interested in the sex industry, this post is for you. It addresses some of the many issues and questions frequently raised. It’s also for me as a space for gathering different ideas together, and connecting up what I have been writing here for the […]

May 06

Sex work charity fundraising

Calling all university feminist societies, why not promote this excellent cause? Genesis Leeds are walking the Yorkshire Three Peaks to raise funds for the crucial work they do. Perhaps you could arrange your own event to support Genesis here? You can find out more about the challenge and how to donate here. Genesis are a […]

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, […]

February 26

Feminist Whores? Exploring Feminist Debates Around Violence, Sex Work & Porn

I have cut and paste the conference information below, this looks like a fantastic event with incredible speakers. The Crime and Conflict Research Centre at Middlesex University is delighted to announce this year’s annual conference theme: Feminist Whores? Exploring Feminist Debates Around Violence, Sex Work and Pornography Feminism has traditionally had an uncomfortable relationship with […]

January 31

Call for papers! Sexed Spaces

I am very excited to announce our call for papers. The deadline for abstracts is very tight, 11th February, so please do share widely and contact us for any extra information. The Royal Geographical Conference website is here 26th to 29th August 2014, held at Imperial College London. We aim for this to be a […]

October 16

Supporting Sex Workers in Custody and Post Release event

So for those who follow my twitter, you will know I attended a fabulous event yesterday at Askham Grange prison. And for those who received messages from me saying I can’t take my phone inside as I am going to prison, (to a chorus of “it’s about time”) now you know why. It was a […]

August 26

Sex work PhD researchers

Since I started in January, I am fortunate enough to have met quite a few sex workers, researchers and key figures at conferences events and on twitter. From 1st October, I will be starting my full time studentship at Leeds Met, (though am still based in Liverpool) and am keener than ever to connect with […]