A write-up by an Australian Wobbly sex worker solidarity that is advocating syndicalism. Orginally posted when you look at the Autumn dilemma of Direct Action, the newsprint for the Australian IWW. Reprinted in issue #1745, May 2012, for the IWW’s paper Industrial Worker.
An ongoing debate is happening in anarchist and feminist groups regarding the legitimacy of intercourse work and also the legal rights of intercourse employees. The 2 primary schools of idea are very nearly at polar opposites of every other. From the one part the abolitionist is had by you approach led by feminists, such as for example Melissa Farley who maintains that intercourse work is a kind of physical violence against females. Farley has stated that “If we view prostitution as physical violence against ladies, it generates no feeling to legalize or decriminalize prostitution.” in the opposite side you’ve got intercourse worker liberties activists whom see intercourse act as being much better to operate as a whole than most realize, whom genuinely believe that the way that is best ahead for intercourse employees is within the battle for workers’ liberties and social acceptance and for activists to hear just just what intercourse employees need certainly to state.