Art From The Surrealistic Master H.R. Giger. Ah - A Prostitute Enchanted: Evolve! From Exploited to Empowered! Choose Your Narrative: EMPOWERED. It is YOUR narrative! M DANTE photographed by Marcos Adrian Villas via Les Barany w/ mural by H.R. Giger Manhattan 2004. For complete creative and social justice background: BDC-Lancaster dot net.
We strive to share our sex work knowledge and experiences, however we do not need our views omitted or exploited in the mainstream.
Dating back to 411 B.C.E Lysistrata is an Athenian woman opposed to violent conflict who persuades other women to come together to strike against the men of Greece.
The Salon originally followed more closely the format of the Italian and French Salons that started in the 16th century. Because the attendance was smaller we were able to discuss and occasionally critique the works that were shared. With over 75 people it has become more entertainment.
2013 M.DANTE & THE EROTIC LITERARY SALON PHILADELPHIA SLIXA IS RADICALLY DIFFERENT Instantly we see that SLIXA is beautifully, radically different from other adult ad sites, potentially firm competition for the nearly twenty year old Eros, and obviously a world beyond the Back Page classifieds of Craig's List. http://theeroticsalon.com/blog/the-slixa-revolution-radically-different-on-line-private-adult-service-site/ SLIXA launched December 2012, coming on … Continue reading Intimate Archive: M DANTE Interviews SLIXA For The Erotic Literary Salon
After fifteen years the primary question to my senior study is clearly answered: sex worker rights are not women's rights or feminist rights - they are human rights deserving of protection and policy. - M DANTE 1/2017 Re/Post from SWOP USA on lack of solid sex work inclusion at women's march Women's March DC Flip-Flops … Continue reading Sex Worker Rights ARE Human Rights, though not necessarily feminist rights
After fifteen years the primary question to my senior study is clearly answered: sex worker rights are not women's rights or feminist rights - they are human rights deserving of protection and policy. - M DANTE 1/2017 Re/Post of X Biz Article on --@AngieRowntree of Ssssh: When I founded Sssh in 1999, “porn for women” … Continue reading Sex Worker Rights ARE Human Rights, though not necessarily feminist rights.
SUPPORT WORKER EMPOWERMENT: Challenge the widespread promotion of the harmful Swedish model.
Controversial treatment often used on minors attempts to "repair" gay, lesbian and transgender minors through talk or electroshock therapies.
According to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC), at least 914 individuals, mainly women, were imprisoned state-wide for repeat prostitution charges from 2010 through 2015. The astronomical financial cost to imprison women with prostitution convictions presents a compelling reason to abolish recidivist provisions for prostitution.
Wishing you the best of show and exhibition –
Tenderloin Museum and the Center for Sex & Culture present:
Wednesday January 25th, 2017
Doors: 5:30 pm
Program: 6-8 pm
Procession: 8-9 pm
Presented by the Tenderloin Museum and the Center for Sex & Culture
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 2017) —
On January 25th, join the Tenderloin Museum and the Center for Sex & Culture to celebrate the 100th anniversary of San Francisco’s 1917 sex worker march. On January 25th, 1917 Reggie Gamble and Maude Spencer, two madams of the Uptown Tenderloin vice district, organized a demonstration against the planned Valentine’s Day eviction of San Francisco’s brothels. Targeting anti-vice reformer Rev. Paul Smith, nearly 300 prostitutes stormed the reverend’s church and took over the pulpit, demanding that the congregation hear their concerns. Reggie Gamble’s speech, which was covered by every one of the city’s major newspapers, demanded economic justice and a halt to the looming evictions that threatened to displace…
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In Australia assault in the sex industry is a crime. If a client assaults or rapes a sex workers, the client can be charged and taken to court.
The ESPLER Project has filed a reply brief with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in its case challenging California's anti-prostitution law. LITIGATE to EMANCIPATE:www.decrimializesexwork.com
Philly Combats Sexual Slavery in City with 1.3 million dollar task force grant. Intensifying efforts to combat human trafficking, authorities Wednesday announced a new task force - funded by a $1.3 million federal grant - to sharpen the focus on "a wretched crime" that makes sex slaves of vulnerable adults and children. "It's a global … Continue reading Philly Combats Sexual Slavery in City
Harrisburg to consider a ‘user fee’ for strip clubs and adult entertainment in PA The bill, from a suburban Philly Republican and a Berks County Democrat, is modeled on Texas law. Cassie Owens, Reporter/Curator BILLY PENN January 17, 2017 at 9:00 am A pair of Harrisburg lawmakers have a plan to levy a $5 entrance … Continue reading SKIN TAX: Pa Dancer Door Fee To Pay For Domestic Violence & Rape Shelters?
Are sex workers actively participating in decisions affecting our lives? Not in Pennsylvania. Thank you, New Hampshire: HB287! HOUSE BILL 287 AN ACT establishing a committee to study decriminalizing sex work. SPONSORS: Rep. E. Edwards, Hills. 11; Rep. Bouldin, Hills. 12; Rep. McGuire,Merr. 29; Rep. Murray, Rock. 24 COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety Thank you, … Continue reading NH Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Now that the Dom Whoredom is considered to be really bad, as opposed to simply bad bad girl, I am checking out the mainstream dating thing. Here is something fun I just learned which I'll try shouting it out at some random moment just to see how it goes: THOT "That Ho Over There." The beauty of … Continue reading Mainstream Dating Dictionary, Bae
Senator McGuire - As a former victim of U.S. domestic minor sex trafficking, I appeal to your compassion. Sex trafficking victims and sex workers need equal access to the law without discrimination, and without fear of harassment or arrest. SB 21 would allow anyone in Alaska’s sex trade, whether by choice, circumstance, or coercion, to … Continue reading AK SB 21: Pa Contributes Support
Gynecology has a long history, much of which is obscure, at times bizarre, and even brutal!
Police can touch my what? Sexual interaction with women under investigation for sex trafficking and prostitution? HAWAII: You shouldn’t write any legislation that would allow law enforcement to sexually assault or abuse vulnerable populations in any way and that’s what HB 1902 proposes to do in section 12(5). Legislation like this prevents sex trafficking victims and prostitutes from access to equal protection under the law and the due process protections of the justice system.
FEAR IS CONTAGIOUS Creative Non-Fiction M. Dante (c) 1996 Published (c) 2000 TAF Canada (c) 2016 Noir Strong Language. Strong Content. She envisioned an aura of love until she fell in love her very essence regardless of what anyone else said. A lot of people may think that makes her a whore. The fact that … Continue reading Fear Is Contagious
U.S. Judge: Key Portions of 2257 Are Unconstitutional A federal judge today, siding with the Free Speech Coalition and other plaintiffs, declared unconstitutional key portions of 18 U.S.C. §§2257 and 2257A, the federal performer record-keeping statutes for adult entertainment producers. U.S. Judge: Key Portions of 2257 Are Unconstitutional By Rhett Pardon Jan 6, … Continue reading 18/2257: Exposed As Unconstitutional In Philadelphia Court
Originally posted on Union Lip Service Update on: NH HB 1614 TABLED tho TELLING: Vote shy by just seven (7) votes! Industry advocates from left to right, Bella, Elizabeth Edwards, Rachel West + Caitlin Edwards: Good work, ladies. We salute your efforts on behalf of safer work conditions, and human rights for sex workers!Watch Rep … Continue reading Tabled, tho Telling: NH HB 1614
HB 287 - AS INTRODUCED 2017 SESSION 17-0736 04/01 HOUSE BILL 287 AN ACT establishing a committee to study decriminalizing sex work. SPONSORS: Rep. E. Edwards, Hills. 11; Rep. Bouldin, Hills. 12; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Rep. Murray, Rock. 24 COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety ---------------------------------------------------------------- ANALYSIS This bill establishes a committee to study the decriminalization of sex work. … Continue reading N.H. HB 287 Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee
Suggested policy sets out states’ obligations to respect, protect and fulfil the human rights of sex workers. It also details the actions by states that Amnesty International believes will best address the barriers that sex workers routinely face in realizing their rights. This policy is grounded in the principles of harm reduction, gender equality, recognition of the personal agency of sex workers, and general international human rights principles.