December 17th: Remembering Violence Against Sex Workers

December 17th, International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers, is a day to remember the varied and myriad ways in which violence is enacted against sex workers, to commemorate and mourn those we lose each year.

I drove six hours and two hundred miles from where I live to attend the December 17th vigil in Brighton hosted by Brighton Feminist Collective.

I missed it. We arrived just as it ended and people left for home.

This is the speech I had planned to share at the vigil, which BFC kindly invited me to share after the fact.

LINKS:

Amber’s fundraiser

More information on Amber’s situation

Community United for Safety and Protection (CUSP)

CUSP’s statement on Amber’s situation

Spread the word!

Fundraising and awareness posts for Amber on tumblr (please share):

Here

Here

TRANSCRIPT below the cut

Continue reading

Advertisements