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R.I.P. Margo MacDonald MSP

Margo MacDonald MSP passed away on 4th April 2014. An independent MSP, she was truly a voice of reason in an increasingly right-thinking age. She was one of the few sex-positive politicians, and not shy about it either. Margo MacDonald … Continue reading

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Two great pro-sex work blogs

Two fantastic comments relevant to prostitution in Scotland coming at it from a very positive standpoint. Read these, because they have good stuff inside. And as a reminder, the Consultation on the Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex (Scotland) closes … Continue reading

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Two New Consultations on Banning Prostitution Open

Not one, but two consultations advocating “the Swedish solution” to make criminal the purchase of sexual services have been announced in Northern Ireland and Scotland. The first, in Northern Ireland, is part of the Human Trafficking & Exploitation (Further Provisions … Continue reading

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41 Extreme Pornography Cases Reported in Scotland Last Year – and 5 convictions

CAAN-Scotland has completed a Freedom of Information Request to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in Scotland to determine the number of extreme pornography cases in Scotland. They have replied that from August 2011 to August 2012 there were … Continue reading

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Aberdeen Strip Club Application Refused

Shooters, a snooker hall in Aberdeen applied for a change in its license to allow stripping in a separate part of its establishment. After fifteen letters of objection were sent it – including at least two from other strip establishments! … Continue reading

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