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.
LGBTI sex workers
Tina Kolos Orban, Vice President of Transvanilla Transgender Association, Hungary
Many of us might be wondering what we can do for the rights of sex workers when we, ourselves, are not sex workers. Our guiding principle is “nothing about them without them”.
Cal Orre, RFSL and Nicklas Dennermalm, RFSL Stockholm
RFSL do not believe that criminalising people buying sex or people involved in sex work is of benefit to sex workers and want the Swedish government to revise the law to protect sex workers.
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 community.
Luca Stevenson, ICRSE Coordinator
4 steps you can take for greater inclusion of LGBTI sex workers in your work
Evelyne Paradis, ILGA-Europe Executive Director
As ILGA-Europe publish our new policy position on LGBTI sex workers, I want to say a heartfelt thank you to all the LGBTI sex workers’ activists who kept pushing us throughout the years.
ILGA-Europe are launching our latest position paper on the rights of LGBTI sex workers.