Open letter of the European Coalition on Sex Workers’ Rights and Inclusion to Members of the European Parliament Re: Prostitution Report
We call on the members of the European Parliament to reject the “Prostitution Report”. The criminalisation of any aspect of sex work further compromises vulnerable […]
5 reasons why sex workers’ rights in the EU must be protected
If we want to protect the human rights of sex workers, consensual sex work must be decriminalised. Read why and endorse our letter below When […]
4 vital steps towards ending violence against racialised sex workers
Racialised sex workers provided a cornerstone to the LGBTI movement as we know it today, yet the protection of sex workers is often overlooked when it comes to queer activism. To mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers on December 17, we look at key ways to better protect sex workers from violence.
#SexWork in Europe: “We are still asking for the basic things: housing, work, and respect for our identities”
To mark #InternationalSexWorkersDay on June 2, we talked to Sabrina Sánchez, trans migrant sex worker based in Spain, on her journey, the pandemic and why sex workers rights are central to the LGBTI movement.
Empowering LGBTI sex workers towards the full respect of their human rights
In ILGA-Europe’s view, LGBTI organisations have a key role to play in fighting against stigma affecting LGBTI sex workers, both within and outside the LGBTI […]
Why we have a new policy on LGBTI sex work
Evelyne Paradis, ILGA-Europe Executive Director “Educate yourself.” That is one of the very first things that anyone who wants to get involved in activism is advised […]
Empowering LGBTI sex workers – new position paper
ILGA-Europe have launched a new position paper on the rights of LGBTI sex workers. Empowerment, combatting exclusion, and ‘nothing about us without us’ – these […]