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Edinburgh strippers to launch judicial review of council strip club ban

A group of Edinburgh strippers have announced that they will be launching a judicial review of City of Edinburgh Council’s strip club ban. United Sex Workers (USW), the union branch the performers are members of, raised over £20,000 since June in crowdfunded donations to launch the legal challenge. USW’s legal challenge will aim to prove […]

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Mons veneris? No, the ‘pubic triangle’!

Thumbing the notorious Ranger’s Impartial List of Ladies of Pleasure in Edinburgh (a definitively illustrative brochure of prostitute reviews from the slant of an 18th century bedstead) inspires an intuitively outmoded vein of chauvinistic championing. It abandons the typical “stout”, “plump”, and “adept” on their street corners and partners insult to appraisal, leaving an inky […]

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Student Council rejects Nordic model motion

This week a student council meeting, held on 25 March , addressed the topic of student sex workers. Two antithetical motions were proposed by Lucy Da Costa and Nicole Jones, with Costa arguing against the Nordic Model and Jones for it.  A survey by Save the Student,  revealed that of 3,300 students, one in twenty-five […]

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The hypocrisy and broken morals of porn consumers

Mia Khalifa, one of the world’s most famous porn actors, stated in a recent TV appearance “I was banned from the Middle East […] statistically, Muslim countries consume more porn than anyone else. The men who are yelling at me are the same men who are clicking on me.” In an Islamic country, with traditional […]