InsideOUT, Roberta Perkins and sex worker rights

Sunday, 2 June 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

We hear from Peter Waples Crowe, a Ngarigo artist, public health worker based in Melbourne. Peter recently launched an exhibition InsideOUT on 4th May at the Koori Heritage Trust at Federation square, which is on until July 28th.

We then hear from two speakers on the life and legacy of sociologist, sex worker, and trans rights activist, Roberta Perkins, who passed away around a year ago, as well as current campaigns including pushes to decriminalise sex work in multiple states.  First, we listen to Elena Jeffreys from Respect Inc. Second, we hear Cameron Cox from Sex Workers Outreach Project NSW. The interviews touch on the history and significance of June 2nd, International Sex Workers' Rights Day. Follow Vixen collective for sex worker campaigns and peer support in Victoria.