Media Links: Criminalization of Condom Possession in Pittsburgh
LaTasha Mayors. “New Voices Staunchly Opposes Criminalization of Sex Work.” New Voices of Pittsburgh Blog.
Women’s Law Project. “Allegheny County Police Are Arresting Sex Workers For Possessing Condoms.” Women’s Law Project Blog.
Chelsea Steiner. “Pittsburgh Police Now Calling Condoms ‘Instruments of Crime’ in Bizarre Effort to Arrest Sex Workers for… Having Safe Sex?” The Mary Sue.
Tracy E. Gilchrist. “Condoms Are ‘Instruments of a Crime’ in Pittsburgh Prostitution Cases.” Advocate.
SWOP Pittsburgh. “Press Release: Sex Worker Outreach Project (SWOP) Pittsburgh Responds to Allegheny District Attorney Stephen Zappala’s Negative Characterization of Local Community Outreach Group and Support for Criminalizing Condom Possession.” tinyurl.com/swoppghresponsetodazappalapr
SWOP Pittsburgh. “SWOP Pittsburgh’s Response to DA Zappala’s Letter.” tinyurl.com/swoppghresponsetodazappala
SWOP Pittsburgh. “Keep Carrying Condoms Legal: Open Letter from SWOP.” Queer Pittsburgh.
Jamie Martines. “Advocacy Group Calls Out DA Zapalla Over Criminalizing Condom Stance.” Trib Live. http://triblive.com/local/allegheny/13772888-74/sex-workers-outreach-project-pittsburgh-calls-out-allegheny-county-da-zappala-over
Whitney Kimball. “Pittsburgh Sex Workers are Being Charged with Carrying Condoms, or, ‘Instruments of Crime,’ – Raising the Question Who is At Risk. Jezebel.
David A. Harris. “Got a Condom, Go To Jail? Police Discourage Safer Sex When They Threaten Sex Workers with Jail For Possessing Condoms.” Post Gazette.
The Villanova Law Institutie to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation. “Criminalizing the Use of Condoms As Evidence for Possessing an Instrument of Crime.”
Jamie Martines. “Advocacy Group Urges DA Zappala To Stop Criminalizing Condoms.” Trib Live.
“Advocates: Criminalization of condoms is poor policy” WPXI. http://www.wpxi.com/video?videoId=770807939&videoVersion=2.0
Megan Harris interviews Megan Guza about recent article on condom criminalization. The Confluence. http://wesa.fm/post/where-does-pa-stand-wake-scotus-voter-registration-ruling
SWOP Pittsburgh. “Press Release: Advocates for Sex Workers Send Open Letter to Allegheny District Attorney Stephen Zappala Opposing Criminalization of Condom Possession.” tinyurl.com/lettertodazappalapr
SWOP Pittsburgh, et al. “Letter to District Attorney Zappala Opposing Criminalization of Condom Possession.” tinyurl.com/lettertodazappala
Megan Harris. “Sex Worker Outreach Project Joins Local Opposition to Controversial Condom Charges.” 90.5 WESA
Ryan Deto. “Advocacy Group Holding Public Forum to Discuss Allegheny County Criminalizing Condom Possession.” Pittsburgh City Paper.
Scott H. Greenfield. “Prostitution and the Rubber Option.” Simple Justice: A Criminal Defense Blog.
Megan Guza. “Condoms Criminalized in Allegheny County Prostitution Cases.” Trib Live.