Two straightforward reforms are needed to make the insurance industry a positive force instead of a barrier to child sex abuse prevention.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In 2015, an inventory of Florida’s sexual assault kits found that 13,435 kits had never been submitted for analysis. We must: end the backlog on testing rape kits, stop rapists from raping, end rape by police, and stop arresting people for consensual sex. Lawmakers want to help victims of human trafficking, but they can't do that if they refuse to listen to sex workers. SWOP Behind Bars decriminalize-sex-work - Smashcast! - Apr 22nd
On the air with The Pennsylvania Project at the 555 Building on the Main Line. Link to live cast coming soon!
Transportation Poetry by Janet Fishman, Painting by Philip Zuchman, Image Collage by Ms. Dante, Image of Ms. Dante also by Janet Fishman, at a Salon arranged by Deb Zuchman Philadelphia April 14th 2019
HIV Criminalization Beyond Non-Disclosure: Advocacy Toolkits on Intersections with Sex Work and Syringe Use, The Center for HIV Law and Policy and National LGBTQ Task Force (2017)
What If I Fall? Poetry by Jacob Ibrag Photo of trees and sky M Dante
State bill would add adult sex traffickers, customers to Megan’s Law lists. PENN LIVE Chuck Biedka “Sex trafficking is on the rise in Pennsylvania, and state Sen. Kim Ward wants authorities to better keep track of those convicted of the offense. Ward, R-Hempfield, is proposing a change to state law that would require those convicted of the sex trafficking of adults to be added to the Megan’s List of sex offenders in the state.”