Is Prostitution Work? Christian Today

This weeks Christian Today Article Is prostitution work? Language matters. Last week a young woman, Michelle Dunn, was stabbed to death in Sydney. This young woman was described as a ‘sex worker’. This is now the ‘correct’ terminology for prostitution. Does that matter? The Sydney Morning Herald carried a revealing series of reports on the nature of ‘sex work’ in the city. Michelle was a student who … Continue reading Is Prostitution Work? Christian Today

LED 5 – Barcelona, Charlottesville – Glasgow Pride – Love is Love – Sarah Champion – The Real Modern Slavery – Google’s Tolerance – Endeavour – Is the Church like an Empty Whisky Bottle? – Kris Kristofferson

Light Engaging Darkness 5 – 1) Feel the Hate – Barcleona, Finland and Charlottesville – The world seems full of violence and hate.  one person killed in Charlottesville by a far right extremist, another two in Finland and 14 in Barcelona by Islamists.    What has astounded me, and it really shouldn’t because now  we should expect it, is the different reactions from most of … Continue reading LED 5 – Barcelona, Charlottesville – Glasgow Pride – Love is Love – Sarah Champion – The Real Modern Slavery – Google’s Tolerance – Endeavour – Is the Church like an Empty Whisky Bottle? – Kris Kristofferson

The Hypocrisy of Keith Vaz defended by the Irrationality of Peter Tatchell

(an edited version of this blog first appeared on Christian Today – you can access it by clicking Here) It seems to be the ultimate sting story.  A tabloid newspaper pays a couple of male prostitutes for their story about their time with a senior politician.   Now Keith Vaz today is facing calls for his resignation, not only from the home affairs committee of … Continue reading The Hypocrisy of Keith Vaz defended by the Irrationality of Peter Tatchell

Decriminalising Prostitution – Press Reports

Church favours banning the purchase of sexual services The Press and Journal 9 Dec 2015 An attempt by a Highland MSP to decriminalise prostitution has been branded as “a regressive step for society” by the Free Church of Scotland. The Free Kirk said it shared Jean Urquhart’s compassionate concern to protect vulnerable sex workers from abuse.However, it felt that her suggested remedy of decriminalising the … Continue reading Decriminalising Prostitution – Press Reports