Anti-Porn protest this Sunday, Sept 22nd, out side ‘Xbiz’ conference in London

pornography is toxic

LOCATION: Outside the Raddison Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Hotel, Bloomsbury St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3QD, United Kingdom, at 3.30pm.

Join London Feminist Network for a protest against the porn industry, outside the Radisson Bloomsbury Hotel.

All women welcome to join us. Please note this is a women only protest.

XBIZ EU, a four-day pornography industry conference, will take place at the Radisson Bloomsbury Hotel from September 22-25. Here, representatives will network and discuss ways of spreading their toxic pornographic content onto more accessible devices.

Pornography degrades women. It puts women involved in the making of it at high risk of physical and psychological damage . It gives the men who watch it a harmful view of women and relationships. It can encourage male violence against women.

In short, it is toxic. This is why women from the London Feminist Network will protest at 4 pm on Sunday, September 22 at the Radisson Bloomsbury. We protest against the damage pornography does to women and question how a major hotel can play host to this poisonous industry that uses women’s bodies to make vast amounts of money.

You can also email Raddison to let them know how disgusted you are with them taking money from the sex industry, the template below is courtesy of anti-porn campaigner Gail Dines:

To custserv@radisson.com

I am writing to protest your hotel hosting the XBIZ porn conference in London on 22-25th September. I am outraged that you would provide space to an industry that is based on making a profit from brutalizing women. Moreover, pornography puts all women at risk by teaching men that women only have value as sexual objects, are always available as willing participants, and are thus legitimate targets of sexual harassment, abuse and rape. You are [especially] putting at risk all the female employees who work at your hotel during the XBIZ conference because men who sexually abuse women for profit will be staying in your hotel, eating in your hotel, and will be in close proximity to women employees who work at your hotel so they can feed themselves and their families. Please take this letter as a warning notice regarding these risks. Should a female employee be the victim of sexual harassment or assault, then your knowledge of these risks will increase your negligence and liability. Please consider this before you provide a venue to an industry that does serious damage to the health and wellbeing of women and children.

One response

  1. So glad to see that something is being done to protest the porn industry! I wish more people would be outspoken about it. All my support from Canada.

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