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Extremists on far-right message board Gab called for Pornhub executives to be murdered in the name of ‘defending women’. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Extremist Christian groups are using far-right social media platform Gab to call on new recruits to “defend women and children” by “abolishing sex work and trans rights”. In February, calls for violence reached
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Vanessa Solórzano. (Twitter) Vanessa Solórzano, a 20-year-old trans sex worker, was stabbed to death by a taxi driver in northwest Argentina Tuesday morning (August 11) all because he didn’t want to pay. Close friends described Solórzano as a fiercely loyal person who dreamed of becoming a makeup artist. She had began sex work to help
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A sex workers’ rights group in Ireland has been denied government funding unless it admits that “prostitution is inherently exploitative of vulnerable people”. Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) was given the stark message by the country’s Department of Justice when it inquired about emergency funding for sex workers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Irish Examiner reports.
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Placard at a sex workers’ rights march in Stockholm. (Twitter/SWARM) Trans sex workers in Greece who don’t have legal gender recognition are being excluded from government support in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. In Greece, where sex work is legalised but heavily regulated, only Greek nationals with a female gender marker in their documents
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