The Best Sex Work Writing of 2017: Elizabeth Nolan Brown covered the issues with such clarity that this year a re/post instead my personalized Year in Review (YIR) seems most effective. Let's Step To It! - M. [Hit and Run] rounded up the year's best writing, reporting, and research on erotic industries, those who work in them, and how they're getting screwed by U.S. authorities and laws. Elizabeth Nolan Brown Dec. 31, 2017
The Invisible John Interview About Jane ORIGINAL POST ON SWOP PHL SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 Journalists ask the darndest questions then don’t publish the answers sex workers give them or purposely don’t share all viewpoints if the views don’t fit in with the desired angle of an expose. So – we’ve decided to publish an unpublished and unquoted requested dialog by a journalist who interviewed SWOP Philly’s M. Dante.
Why should Larksville PA cops bother with investigations and due process when they can rely on anonymous tips and social shaming?
“Its time to change the social perception that she wasn’t a person, she was a “prostitute”. No one wants to feel a sense of community or sameness with her. She was something other than us and therefore we don’t need to feel fear or grief at the fact or the manner of her death.”
Unidentified women, (now known as SONG) 36 years old, falls from her death from a 3rd story building during prostitution raid, Nov 27th, 2017 in Flushing NY http://queenstribune.com/woman-falls-death-flushing-raid/ Freaking sad as hell that this woman died because the cops were doing a prostitution raid: https://www.facebook.com/events/1950197371901135/permalink/1950641071856765/?notif_t=event_mall_reply¬if_id=1511894726094505 The Facebook Shares: The NYPD has murdered one of our community members. On Sunday, … Continue reading Death In Queens Raid Leads To D/17 at 109th Police Precinct
For this week's issue of the PGN, I wrote about the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Town Hall, a daylong event focused on ending sexual violence. It takes place on Saturday at the First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut Street. Here's a link to the article: http://www.epgn.com/news/local/12826-lgbt-inclusive-town-hall-explores-solutions-to-sexual-violence In addition to Woodhull, Project SAFE and other local groups are involved. Check it … Continue reading Woodhull Sexual Freedom Town Hall