Sex Workers Action Program Presentation: Carol Leigh AKA Scarlot Harlot and Jelena Vermilion have collaborated to reproduce her #TakeBackTheNight film with the sex work excerpts from San Francisco's December 1990 Take Back The Night march. Movie Description: Scarlot Harlot attends San Francisco's Take Back the Night (December 1990), a march in remembrance of the fourteen female college students murdered in the previous year's Montreal Massacre. Clashes and controversy emerge between sex-workers and anti-porn feminists about sex, violence and men-
Updated 7/8/2019 HELLO! Thank you for your interest in my discussions on survival sex, sex work and sex trafficking. This post contains strong content not appropriate for all environments.
Sex Workers Outreach Project- USA is a national grassroots network dedicated to the fundamental human rights of sex workers and their communities, focusing on ending violence and stigma through education, community building, and advocacy. In 2016, SWOP Behind Bars was founded to carry this mission further; to currently and formerly incarcerated sex workers.
Moment of Truth June 2020: This is a moment of reckoning. The murder of George Floyd broke the collective heart of this country, and now, finally, millions of people are saying their names: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery - an endless list of Black Lives stolen at the hands and knees of … Continue reading MOMENT of TRUTH
Special thanks to legal intern Ross Ufberg, who was lead author of this post.A group of organizations and individuals are continuing their fight to overturn the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, known as FOSTA, arguing that the law violates the Constitution. — Read on http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/09/plaintiffs-continue-effort-overturn-fosta-one-broadest-internet-censorship-laws A group of organizations and … Continue reading Plaintiffs Continue Effort to Overturn FOSTA, One of the Broadest Internet Censorship Laws | Electronic Frontier Foundation
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As attorney general, Harris was also active in leading the charge against Backpage.com, a website that hosted classifieds ads and was used by many escorts — and, according to sex workers, a platform that was used as a resource for vetting clients and keeping themselves safe. In 2016, she filed numerous charges against the owners of the site, including money laundering, pimping, and conspiracy to commit pimping. Her argument was that it was a hub for sex trafficking, with some of the victims being children, even though the site was far more often used by escorts doing consensual sex work.
Why Sex Workers Are Wary of Kamala Harris
Though she claims to support decriminalization, Joe Biden’s VP pick has a regressive record when it comes to sex-worker rights By EJ DICKSON ROLLING STONE
VOTE 2020 A Public Service Message Created By SWOP USA / SWOP Behind Bars.
David Block has numerous articles published on disability, and also the dangers sex workers face. He is a Temple University graduate.