Plans to criminalise clients of sex workers are unwanted, much more unwelcome than their supporters claim and are built on bad foundations. In the following paragraphs I will go through some of the reasons why. Continue reading Laura Lee Guest Blog | A letter from an ally
With the DUP once again sliding into a comfortable majority and the law to further criminalise sex work due on June 1st, there has never been a more pertinent time to look at sex workers’ rights in Northern Ireland. Continue reading NI – A time for change
Sometimes, in my line of work as in many others, rude clients float to the surface. I should say that the most awful clients I ever experienced were in banking, because when you’re dealing with people and money, greed comes before all else. Suddenly the bank charges they incurred were my fault, personally. Like I took their money and spent it on caviar. Or call girls. Allegedly. Continue reading The Laura Lee Blog | Au Revoir!
With two cases of prosecuting women working together for safety going through the courts and the continued “welfare visits” under Operation Lingle, it has never been more important to know your rights as a sex worker in Scotland. These rights apply to both native sex workers and those who tour Scotland, too. In conjunction with SCOT-PEP and National Ugly Mugs, here are your rights. Continue reading Laura Lee Blog | Sex Workers – Know Your Rights!
See, here’s the thing. Aged 21, I was Dublin’s top call girl, head hunted by agencies and busier than an abolitionist with an off shore account. There was only one downside to that, I was shit. As is typical of many twenty somethings, I hadn’t a clue about good sex, but then anyone hiring a 21 year old is hardly expecting The Congress of the Crow. At forty, if you look back to sex you had at twenty as being the best you’ve ever had, it’s time to panic. And paint a large neon ‘Exit’ sign over the front door by way of subtle hint for your partner. Continue reading The Laura Lee Blog – I Paid A Man (And I Liked It)
As yummy mummies the length and breadth of the UK book baby sitters and fish out their waterproof knickers, this week I thought I’d take a look at the phenomenon which is Fifty Shades of Grey. Continue reading The Laura Lee Blog – Fifty Shades of Shambles
This week’s guest blog from Laura Lee discusses the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland Paper Launch, and what you can do to attend. Continue reading The Laura Lee Blog – Sex Workers Alliance Ireland – Paper Launch
This week’s blog was intended to be a less than gentle poke at Turn Off the Red Light, or Turn Off the Altar Light as they’ve become known in better circles. Unfortunately, circumstances have dictated otherwise. Continue reading The Laura Lee Blog – Farewell, My Feline Friend