The sex work debate—a reaction to Jess Edwards

The sex work debate—a reaction to Jess Edwards

Thierry Schaffauser

The next is a share into the debate on intercourse work which has been occurring in the International Socialism journal. The author could be the president associated with the GMB Intercourse employees & Adult Entertainment branch.

I’ve read with attention the debate around intercourse work who has starred in Overseas Socialism. I will be extremely pleased that this kind of debate exists among your pages, with various views permitted, which shows not just an authentic process that is democratic additionally a will to boost the standard of the debate to be able to help everyone else make their particular viewpoint. I’m persuaded that most events, simply because they have socialism in accordance, have actually the might to use choosing the easiest way to aid sex employees in a much better culture.

I wish to play a role in this debate because I feel personally worried as somebody who has worked within the intercourse industry for eight years, both in the united kingdom and France, but in addition being a trade unionist. I’m a known user of this Overseas Union of Sex Workers (IUSW) and president associated with the GMB union’s intercourse workers branch, that have been cited in previous articles.

I need to specify that my estimation will not fundamentally mirror those of the IUSW or even the GMB intercourse employees branch, in specific regarding the concern of our membership policy and also the addition of supervisors. Therefore We make the precaution to state that my sound is regrettably maybe perhaps perhaps not representative of my organization.

Is sex work different?

I believe that the debate up to now has concentrated primarily on whether or perhaps not we have to think about intercourse act as basically just like other types of wage labour in capitalist culture. (more…)

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