The Week in Links: November 18

by suzyhooker on November 18, 2011 · 3 comments

in The Week in Links

Kgomotso Matsunyane discusses why sex work should be legal in her home country of South Africa: “Our police can be better served focusing their energies of legitimate, violent and corporate crimes that plague our country.”

Decriminalization in Taiwan hits stumbling blocks. Cities have failed to create designated districts where prostitution would be legal.

Tulsa police announce a crackdown on massage parlors.

Photographer Tiana Markova-Gold and writer Sarah Dohrmann documented sex workers in Morocco with their project If You Smoke Cigarettes in Public, You Are a Prostitute: Women and Prostitution in Morocco.

Strippers are gaining ground in tightass Singapore.

Occupy Balls Deep: Adult entertainment studio, Pink Visual, releases their five-point plan to turn the country around.

English Heritage plaque to honor London’s first West End stripper stirs controversy.

Former notorious Colacurcio strip club Rick’s was bought by the Deja Vu chain and is reopening in Seattle.

The Missouri State Supreme Court upheld strict anti-strip club legislation that requires dancers to cover their breasts and mandates that clubs can no longer serve alcohol and must close at midnight.

A yoga instructor lists the ways being a stripper made her a better teacher.

Sasha Grey appears on The View.

RCMP errors contributed to the length of time serial killer Robert Pickton remained free.

A UK study finds that immigration status, rather than being trafficking victims, is a problem for migrant sex workers.

Jill Brenneman on the problems with anti-Backpage protests. Here’s an annoying article about a protest against Backpage where Alicia Keys was present.

A new bill in New York State would prevent possession of condoms from being used as evidence for prostitution charges.

Fleshbot is for sale.

In Australia, a sex worker appeals a court ruling that dismissed her charges of discrimination against a motel that wouldn’t rent her a room.

Newsflash: ladies like James Deen.

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Sex Mahoney November 19, 2011 at 7:26 pm

Occupy Balls Deep is THE political movement of this generation. Thank you for that.


mumtaza November 24, 2011 at 4:03 am

good lord! James Deen, what a revelation. Have I been living under a rock? Reminds me of the Jewish fratboys in college… well, thanks again TitsnSass! (but, of course, women aren’t visually stimulated.)


mary jane November 30, 2011 at 11:34 am

Hey, I just read this article and thought it might be nice for the week in links next week:

And really? They’re only just now going to stop using condoms as evidence of prostitution? Jesus, I can’t believe they were ever allowed to do that.


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