Back on the streets only half an hour after giving birth: the tragic lives of Hull’s sex workers

(Originally published at Yahoo News) From spending a night on the streets to pay for a new washing machine, to working just 30 minutes after giving birth, Hull’s sex workers are desperate for money. The city’s red light district, based primarily on Hessle Road, just two miles west of the centre, is the only placeContinue reading “Back on the streets only half an hour after giving birth: the tragic lives of Hull’s sex workers”

VICE UK: The UK’s First Semi Legal Red Light District: Workers’ Thoughts

(Originally published on Vice UK) Leeds is the first city in the UK to allow sex workers to do their thing without fear of arrest. Trialled in 2014 and made permanent in January of this year, the pioneering scheme has seen sex workers able to operate in an industrial estate in the city’s Holbeck districtContinue reading “VICE UK: The UK’s First Semi Legal Red Light District: Workers’ Thoughts”