Sex work


  • Transactional sex in the wake of COVID-19: sexual and reproductive health and rights of the forcibly displaced – research article

  • Pandemic has left sex workers in extremely challenging and riskier situations – news article , Feb 4


  • ‘If I don’t have sex I’ll die of hunger’: Covid-19 crisis for Rio’s trans sex workers – news article May 21

  • Coronavirus: Sex workers ‘should have access to support fund’ – news article May 15

  • Sex work and Covid-19 research – Call for research

contact: Dr Gemma Ahearne @princessjack on twitter

  • The fight to decriminalise sex work – commentary May 05

  • Sex Workers Struggle to Survive Covid-19 Pandemic. Criminalization Makes a Bad Situation Worse – HRW report May 04

  • COVID-19 shines a red light on sex workers’ lack of protection in Europe – commentary April 22

  • Sex work hardship fund

  • COVID-19 reaffirms that abortion is an essential service – commentary, April 14

  • Unemployment benefits for strippers – comment on twitter, April 26

  • Help us build a hardship fund for sex workers in crisis – Call for action and solidarity

  • Sex workers must not be left behind in the response to COVID-19 – Press statement UNAIDS, April 8

  • Sex Workers Response to COVID-19 – commentary trade union

  • COVID lockdown news from India, including appeal from sex-workers in Kolkota – commentary April 15

  • Sex work, Covid-19 and the UK lockdown – commentary, blog post March 31

  • English Collective of Prostitutes: Sex workers won’t survive ‘hidden’ coronavirus crisis without government support – news article, March 31