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River

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #15 on: 19 June 2012, 03:50:59 pm »
Now begins the real lobbying.
That's good to hear.
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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #16 on: 19 June 2012, 04:11:35 pm »
not impressed at all reading that article ,were not all victims and not all our clients are abusers.
Interesting to know, that's for sure.
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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #17 on: 07 December 2012, 12:29:58 pm »
Please write to this deluded lady before it is too late. Not that I think anybody will take much notice of her. For one thing, I reckon some of my clients have more sway than she does  ;)

But it is important to let the public understand that we are not mindless idiots being oppressed and that, in actual fact, not only do most of us choose to do this, but we are also genrally better educated that the average person. In Ancient times, in certain places, we were even revered and historically speaking there is a damn good reason why this profession has never died out.

If I wasn't in the middle of writing a paper, for St Andrew's University, (yes, that's right, I am white and middle class, yet I still CHOOSE to be a sex worker), I would go into the flood of statistics concerning the rise in sexual attacks in areas where the purchase of sex has been criminalised. However, I'll have to leave that for a later date.

Poor woman, I wonder what kinda sex life she has, pretty damn  >:( I imagine. Shame, I know a few ladies and men that would be willing to show her a good time. Sorry that was unnecessary  ;D

Stay safe ladies. Ami xx


http://scot-pep.org.uk/having-voice/scot-pep-campaigns/criminalisation-purchase-sex

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #18 on: 09 December 2012, 09:50:02 am »
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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #19 on: 12 December 2012, 04:35:42 am »
I feel a huge concern that this will pass. i've contacted with my very detailed letter and email on why i oppose it but do you think there really is enough of us doing this to stop it?

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #20 on: 09 February 2013, 04:17:34 pm »
  I personally do not see this new bill going through. Its the oldest profession going, the new bill would push prostitution under ground a place where they don't want it to go. They has been research done to prove that. But I know rhoda grant is like a dog with a bone. X 

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #21 on: 09 February 2013, 04:41:08 pm »
I also did a detailed response despite the fact I'm not even working in Scotland anymore.  Complacency is really dangerous here I think, it was up to all of us to get off our asses and repond to this.  If you were one of those who didn't bother and this law does come into effect, then you have no right to moan and whinge about it.

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #22 on: 09 February 2013, 10:44:54 pm »
Hello!

Just wanted to put the links to Scot Pep's submission to Rhoda Grant where her arguments are being systematically destroyed one by one... it i quite a fun read!  http://www.scot-pep.org.uk/having-voice/scot-pep-campaigns/criminalisation-purchase-sex ( also  links to NSWP,  UKNSWP, IUSW, ECP and SWOU s sumissions  ;D ....  )

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miss green eyes

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #23 on: 10 February 2013, 10:58:41 am »
Hi. Just followed that link and read the letter to rhoda grant. Must admit its all true. She's very misguided on this. Or shall I say.. She does not live in the real world. What she does not know she makes up. This is all very unfair. She will increase vunerability. Anyway let's hope our letters ect aren't fallen on deaf ears.  :FF

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #24 on: 10 February 2013, 07:19:55 pm »
SWOU is interested in putting together letters sent by sex workers and allies. If you want to send your submissions, please email contact.swou@gmail.com. This might be useful if RG and co pretend no one opposed her bill proposal. Thanks!
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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #25 on: 10 February 2013, 09:45:34 pm »
I will send my letter across to that email. But I did think when I sent a letter to rhoda grant would she even mention she got my letter and dissmiss it. :-\

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #26 on: 17 February 2013, 12:59:46 pm »
Check this out for the totally unbiased media coverage of the consultation from a Scottish newspaper  ::):

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/health-experts-want-help-women-1708560
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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #27 on: 17 February 2013, 02:33:43 pm »
^^^
 :o oh dear... I thought the opening line which included the words 'vice trade' was bad ...it was all downhill form there, bloody awful.

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #28 on: 17 February 2013, 08:47:24 pm »
^^^
 :o oh dear... I thought the opening line which included the words 'vice trade' was bad ...it was all downhill form there, bloody awful.

That article is completely unrepresentative, and for 'all' sex workers to be lumped into that article is wrong and competely inaccurate.

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Re: Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex Bill in Scotland
« Reply #29 on: 18 February 2013, 11:57:31 am »
what a joke.... Health experts?? UKNSWP's submission which represents most service providers in UK is clear: No to criminalisation. And they are the one who work with the most vulnerable sex workers, including street workers / drug users....
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