Tag Archives: sex worker rights

Support organisations for Australian and New Zealand sex workers (Part 1)

Sex work is legal in Australia and New Zealand, and there are many organisations that offer sex workers support and information on sex worker rights, safe sex practices, and other important issues. 1. Scarlet Alliance Scarlet Alliance works towards sex … read more

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The escort as entrepreneur: the right to run a business

Last week, the hashtag #chargeisdeclined ran rampart in Twitter, as escorts reacted to Visa’s decision to ban transactions for some online classifieds (note: Langtrees is not one of them). Visa’s spokesperson John Earnhardt said, “Visa’s rules prohibit our network from … read more

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Beyond the stereotypes of sex work

If you follow your favorite Australian escorts on Twitter, you may have noticed the hashtag #facesofprostitution. The hashtag, which trended for several weeks, showed people that sex workers were not the shady/miserable/drug-addicted/traumatized/abused caricatures painted in media. This is not Les … read more

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Australia and New Zealand sex worker rights

Sex workers in Australia and New Zealand enjoy the protection of the law. Sex work is legal (although regulations differ from state to state) and working ladies can report abuses to the police, and licensed brothels follow strict regulations on … read more

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