Pa Act 105 Inspires Law Suit Against Philly Hotel 

The lawsuit -- filed in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court -- names the Roosevelt Inn, manager Yagna Patel and the motel's parent company, UFVS Management Company as defendants. Philly.com said the lawsuit contends that the now-17-year-old girl was enslaved and forced to perform sexual acts with men in 2013 and 2014 at the motel. "Both Can't Survive". Public Domain Image. Reverse Side of Seal of Pennsylvania. The counter-seal portrays liberty vs. tyranny.

West Virginia Felonious Fellatio 

Prostitute charged as felon for $20 oral sex? The W.V. Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments from a Cabell County defense attorney who says sex workers cannot be charged with felony offenses under W.V law. The Supreme Court will hear arguments on May 2. The case comes from the 2015 plea made by Belinda Ann Fuller. Cook asked Cabell Circuit Judge Paul T. Farrell to dismiss felony charges against Fuller on the argued grounds. Farrell denied Cook’s motion, stating his client had benefited financially from the transaction and thus could be charged as a felon.

CoSWAC: Why We Oppose the “Swedish Model”

Is there an alternative? Yes, there is! Full decriminalization of all aspects of consensual sex work has been successfully implemented in the Australian state of New South Wales (1999) and New Zealand (2003), leading to significant improvement in the health and safety of sex workers, as well as their interactions with police. This is the model supported by sex workers themselves and by CoSWAC, along with a growing number of organizations around the world.