Radio AvA’s 21st show: this evening, Fri 16th Feb @ 6pm www.radioava.org

AvaMixMayRadio AvA’s 21st show: this evening, Fri 16th Feb @ 6pm www.radioava.org

On our February show we will pay homage to Laura Lee, the outstanding sex workers rights activist who passed away earlier this month.

Radio AvA will honour, celebrate and mourn Laura Lee through interviews with people who admired and loved her and a recent recording of Laura Lee narrating her own story and vision.

More about Laura Lee on:

#1- Edinburgh memorial on 23rd February:

info.https://twitter.com/

http://scot-pep.org.uk/

#2 – Crowdfunding for donations to Laura’s memorial fund and to support her daughter:

https://www.justgiving.com/

#3 – A memorial show by Charlotte Rose:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?

Our show will also feature:

*Sound bytes from the solo show ‘Fuck You Pay Me’ at the Vaults festival and a back stage interview with Joana Nasteri about her quirky stripper coming out story.

*The English Collective of prostitutes with a news round up including a crack down on sex workers in East London, Niki on the policing of sex work in the UK, an update from Empower Thailand and an interview with Cari from the ECP on how the 1957 Wolfenden impacted sex workers.

*Snippets from ‘Beyond the Gaze’ event in Manchester

*Snippets from ‘Beyond the Gaze’ event in Manchester and a live audio taste of the Sex Workers Opera workshop.

* Sex workers’ readers digest.

*The Wanker’s corner, our rampant Agony Aunt, and wrong ho songs.

Tune in this eve, Fri 16th February @ 5pm on www.radioava.org

Check out January show featuring ‘Atwood with Hos, how to deal with racist wankers, The sex workers memorial day, and Wussy Pillow on coming out to your family and oral without a condom on https://www.mixcloud.com/avaradio/

Want to get involved?

The project is open for new people to get involved in – we have regular meetings, email discussion groups and are always looking for new ways to publicise the project.

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