Guest post by Kate A rainy night in Belfast. Cold and wet with a wind whipping round the corners of the barren streets where women used to stand. How things have
It’s October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The world is pink. We race for the cure. We stand up to cancer. We support our loved ones battling or surviving the disease, but there is one population we never mention: women with breast cancer behind bars.
Guest post by Becky Owens Bullard When I came to the human trafficking field from working on domestic and sexual violence, I was shocked by a lot of things. It was
Guest post by Tracey Helton As I slide my back against the hot wall, I can feel the energy being sucked out of my body. Underneath my burgundy sweater and matching burgundy
Fragile, she cries for the loss of a soul that stood no chance,
This soul is now in heaven and around her angels dance.
Time heals the wounds no other...
I am honored to screen Collateral Damage: Sex Workers and the Anti-Trafficking Campaigns at Kampnagel’s sex work issues conference “FANTASIES THAT MATTER. IMAGES OF SEXWORK IN MEDIA AND ART.”
I’m shouting at the tosser in the next cell, he’s shouting down the phone and now he’s shouting back at me. Can’t hear meself bloody think. Now it sounds like he’s on about someone having tricked him into giving them a baby for Chris’ sakes. I must relax, lie back on me bunk, and reflect on how I got into this position… and how I’m going to get out of it.
Brussels is a true spy capital. That’s according to the Belgian investigative journalist Kristof Clerix who writes for MO*, a Belgian magazine on international affairs, and has written two books on the 007 dimension of the European Union’s unofficial capital city...
As I make her a cup of hot chocolate and count out free condoms, Dana takes a seat, tells me about last night. She waited on the streets for hours, frequently changing location in order to avoid police attention. The boyracers were out as usual, yelling abuse and throwing eggs as they sped by.... Gradually, the few remaining clients wore her down, and she agreed to do business with them for less than the usual price. She was out so long that she missed her hostel’s curfew and had to stay out...