Respect QLD | Support for Queensland sex workers

Our vision is for sex work to be recognised as work and as such is fully decriminalised.

We envisage a society where we as sex workers have equal status in society and are free to pursue our occupation safely, on our own terms without fear of criminalisation, stigma or discrimination.

Respect Inc – who are we?

Respect Inc – who are we?

Respect Inc is a non-profit, peer-based organisation focused on protecting and promoting the rights, health & wellbeing of Queensland sex workers. We are a sex worker rights-positive and rights-focused community organisation. All of our Management Committee, Volunteers and Staff are current or former sex workers.

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Media Release, Oct 2018: Sex Workers Win In Court Despite Bad Laws, Queensland

Last month two local inner-city Brisbane sex workers were involved in a historic prosecution. Three other sex workers were defrauded by the same man but were unable to come forward due to privacy and confidentiality concerns. The accused plead guilty to two counts of Fraud and “Dishonestly gaining benefit or advantage.” He was ordered to pay each worker $350, plus was fined &750 for each offence.

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건강한 신체는 우리가 가진 최고의 사업 자산입니다! – A healthy body can be our best business asset!

성노동자로서 우리는 즐거운 서비스를 제공합니다. 우리가 고객들을 성적으로 자극시키고 흥분시키면,
고객들은 더 빨리 사정하게 되고 그 결과로 우리 몸이 덜 상하게 됩니다. 고객들에게 더욱 안전한
성관계 전략을 사용하면서 성관계를 즐길 수 있는 법을 보여줌으로써, 우리는 지역사회에 안전한
성관계를 알리는 교육자가 될 수 있습니다.

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From Facebook

22 hours ago

Respect Inc

The laws in #Queensland allow 2 options to work legally: brothels/alone.
All other sex industry business models are illegal (escort, collectives, massage, pairs) = 80% of the industry cannot operate legally.
It’s the licensing model that divides the industry into legal/illegal.
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23 hours ago

Respect Inc

After our #Qld panel in the Scarlet Alliance Symposium at #Brisbane Parliament House 120+ people stood up & gave the speakers a standing ovation!

A sign that #sexworker #health & safety matters & the evidence for #decriminalisation was received loud & clear! #SANF18 #DecrimQLD
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From Twitter

Need information, support or referral to #sexualhealth services in #Queensland?

We also have supplies at our #safersex shops at each of our offices in

#Cairns #Townsville #Brisbane & #Goldcoast

Also online@scarletalliance sexual health resource at:

https://t.co/bpZ2xQWrti

The laws in #Queensland allow 2 options to work legally: brothels/alone.
All other sex industry business models are illegal (escort, collectives, massage, pairs) = 80% of the industry cannot operate legally.
It’s the licensing model that divides the industry into legal/illegal.

After our #Qld panel in the @scarletalliance Symposium at #Brisbane Parliament House 120+ people stood up & gave the speakers a standing ovation!

A sign that #sexworker #health & safety matters & the evidence for #decriminalisation was received loud & clear! #SANF18 #DecrimQLD