(C) Sarah Doughty Kerosene “I didn’t know who I would be. But I think I know now. I was meant to survive.”
Missed the Meet & Greet hosted earlier in Spring by Eris Absinthe & I at Kung Fu Necktie? You can still listen to the awesome music the Absinthe Drinkers organized for us!
Real Worlds: Brassaï, Arbus, Goldin reveals the strength in non-conformity, in being unapologetically frank about self-identity, lifestyle, and relationships. This touching, electrifying exhibition walks the viewer through several of the 20th century’s most raw and candid counterculture photographs and boldly declares that there is no wrong way to make a family.
Community Meet & Greet At Kung Fu Neck Tie
Thanks so much to the Rev. Carpenter-Vascik for joining the allied support educational outreach effort. Dahlia Photograph: M Dante
‘And what if I fall?’ Then it will hurt for a while. ‘Then why even try?’ To hurt, for a while. To feel. To learn how to walk without the fear of tripping. To trip. To be present. To live. To truly exist.
A Memory & A Dream Suppressed To Maintain Freedom (Part One of Two) A (Strong Content) Poem By M. Dante (c) 1996 NYC Audio Recording 2006 Philadelphia
The Sanctuary dome will be part of a temporary installation about Philadelphia Sex Workers, and the violence they face. Assembled at The Philadelphia Museum of Art beginning Sept. 9. More information at: https://www.thefix.com/sex-workers-and-drug-users-speak-out-philadelphia
Mankind has often searched for the meaning of life in the arms of another, be that a blessing or a blasphemy to the concept of God.
Billy Penn PHL Blog Announces Mexican Sex Work Exhibition: “How Did I Get Here?” opening reception, July 13, from 6-8 pm, Twenty-Two Gallery, 236 South 22nd St. Exhibition runs through Aug. 6.
The Anchorage Police Department is fighting a pair of state bills that would criminalize cops who have “sexual contact” with people under investigation. The reason for the opposition, according to Deputy Chief Sean Case, is that there are “very, very limited” situations in which cops need to cross that boundary — specifically, when it comes to undercover investigations of sex workers. Article by Tracy Clark Flory for Vocative; supporting statistics from ISWFACE LA.
Who would think it appropriate to send cops to hotels, motels, restaurants, and farms - arrest workers who might be victims, seize their earnings, and threaten them with incarceration if they do not accept the 'help' that is offered to them? ISWFACE: http://www.policeprostitutionandpolitics.com
Red Umbrella Gala NYC March 25th: Debuting performances about firsthand experiences in the sex trade, crafted over the course of our first writing workshop!Tickets available on Event Brite.
On International Women's Day the Global Women's Strike held a benefit concert at Underground Arts for the new Crossroads Women's Center in Germantown. Civil Rights attorney Larry Krasner spoke on why he is running for Philly DA.
Lit On Fire. Left In An Abandoned Building.
“Anonymous Teenage Hooker” had a face and a name, though we don’t know her id.
ESSEX COUNTY JAIL Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, 20, is under investigation for the slaying of a teenage Philadelphia hooker whose burned body was left inside an abandoned building in Orange, N.J., WNBC-TV reported Wednesday. Sources told the station that law enforcement was actively investigating whether the suspect might be a serial killer.
Original artwork of Lady Liberty crying courtesy of Zuchman Studios West Philadelphia. D/17 Flyer by Eris Vale Philadelphia. “Say Her Name” poster SWOP-USA.
Memorial candle photograph flyer also SWOP-USA
"Sex Workers Speak Out: Coast to Coast Perspectives About Canada's Harmful Laws" is part of International Sex Workers Rights Day, to be recognized March 3rd. The voices of workers in the sex trade will be showcased in a display at St. John's City Hall beginning today. Article re/post by Tara Bradbury firstname.lastname@example.org Published on February … Continue reading International Sex Workers Rights Day is March 3rd
SUPPORT WORKER EMPOWERMENT: Challenge the widespread promotion of the harmful Swedish model.
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.
A Pa prostitute details stepping back into the industry amidst unexpectedly intense and changing legal and legislative crossfire. Her Year in Review explores the issues of being a victim/Survivor/WORKER.