Selma James, the English Collective of Prostitutes first spokeswoman, will be speaking in both Glasgow and Edinburgh later this month.
Selma is speaking on the occasion of her recently published anthology Sex, Race and Class, The Perspective of Winning – A Selection of Writings, 1952-2011. The anthology includes “Hookers in the House of the Lord,” a fantastic account of the 12-day occupation of a London church by the English Collective of Prostitutes and supporters protesting criminalisation, lack of protection from rape and other violence and police illegality and racism.
Edinburgh – Fri 12 Oct, 6pm Ethnic Minority Women Mental Wellbeing Organisation, Saheliya, 125 Macdonald Rd EH7 4NW – women only, AND Sun 28 Oct, 4.30pm Independent Radical Book Fair, Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 30-38 Dalmeny St EH6 8RG (not women only).
Glasgow – Sat 13 Oct, 1- 4pm African Caribbean Centre, 66 Osborne St, Merchant City G1 5QH, AND Mon 29 Oct Glasgow University (details to be confirmed).