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Sex workers’ rights must be upheld

Advocates for sex workers are winning in Kenya’s law courts, reports Radar citizen journalist Musa Haron.

Filed in: Human Rights Kenya Sexual Politics

Can porn be ethical?

Porn performer and lecturer Kitty Stryker and feminist writer and activist Louise Pennington go head to head.

Filed in: Sexual Politics

Let's talk about sex in... the Arab world

Shereen El Feki hopes to reclaim the spirit of her ancestors who lived when sex was a pleasure - for both men and women.

Filed in: Middle East Sexual Politics Women

Groan... roll on the sexist ads

Work-horse mothers and models jiggling in Santa-themed underwear. Coco Khan’s holiday wish is for no more misogynist advertising.

Filed in: Equality Men Sexual Politics United Kingdom United States Women

LGBT refugees lack NGO protection

On World Refugee Day, a report argues that refugee organizations around the world are not doing enough to help and protect LGBT migrants.

Filed in: Human Rights Sexual Politics

The Girl Store

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is appalled by the tactics used by a website to raise money for poor Indian children. But do the ends justify the means?

Filed in: India Sexual Politics

Women in India are not asking for it

After an exposé reveals the true thoughts of Indian police officers about rape victims, Mari Marcel Thekaekara says attitudes must change.

Filed in: India Sexual Politics Women

A year without David

A year after the LGBT rights activist David Kato was murdered in Uganda, Sokari Ekine writes to him about changes in Africa since his death.

Filed in: Gay Rights Human Rights Nigeria Sexual Politics Uganda

Papuan women stand up against violence and injustice

Three stories of courageous women fighting cruelty and repression in Papua by Carole Reckinger.

Filed in: Equality Feminism Human Rights Sexual Politics West Papua Women

Shrugging off gang rape

Sokari Ekine on how the videoed rape of a young woman that went viral on YouTube was dismissed by the Nigerian police as ‘boys behaving badly’.

Filed in: Human Rights Sexual Politics Women

Wild Side

Filed in: Sexual Politics

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