2020. Plaintiffs Continue Effort to Overturn FOSTA, One | Electronic Frontier Foundation

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 2020. Plaintiffs Continue Effort to Overturn FOSTA, One | Electronic Frontier Foundation

2020 David Block interviews, “A master storyteller who enters arenas never explored before!”

Talia Carner, author of Third Daughter, Hotel Moscow, Jerusalem Maiden, China Doll, and Puppet Child - Read on http://www.taliacarner.com/ David Block - journalist allie - interviewed Talia Carner on her trafficking novel, Third Daughter. See article link for Medium, which  is below, then use the patch link under that one. Back Story: Talia Carner wrote … Continue reading 2020 David Block interviews, “A master storyteller who enters arenas never explored before!”

2020 COYOTE RI: An open letter on upcoming EARN IT Act

COYOTE RI: An open letter to Senator Whitehouse on upcoming EARN IT Act vote – Uprise RI — Read on upriseri.com/2020-06-30-coyote-ri/ COYOTE RI: An open letter to Senator Whitehouse on upcoming EARN IT Act vote By  COYOTE RI June 30, 2020 “Your office was not willing to review any of the evidence based research regarding … Continue reading 2020 COYOTE RI: An open letter on upcoming EARN IT Act

2020 Pride Screening of No Human Involved

Eventbrite - PJ Starr presents Pride Screening of No Human Involved (with Q and A) - Sunday, June 28, 2020 - Find event and ticket information. — Read on http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pride-screening-of-no-human-involved-with-q-and-a-tickets-109907811222 More about the film: In 2009 after she was sentenced to more than two years of imprisonment for solicitation of prostitution, Marcia Powell was locked … Continue reading 2020 Pride Screening of No Human Involved

2020 The fight to decriminalise sex work | openDemocracy

COVID-19 threatens both the lives and livelihoods of sex workers yet governments look the other way. A new publication seeks to help sex workers get their attention. — Read on http://www.opendemocracy.net/en/beyond-trafficking-and-slavery/fight-decriminalise-sex-work/ COVID's many threats to sex workers Last January we released an expert discussion online about how to effectively argue for the decriminalisation of sex … Continue reading 2020 The fight to decriminalise sex work | openDemocracy

2020 Police mistreatment of sex workers by Sarah Smit

The relationship between sex workers and the South African Police Service has always been strained, with both male and female workers levelling allegations of discrimination and harassment against law enforcers. But sex workers say intensified policing during the nationwide lockdown has made matters  far worse. As violence erupted in the United States over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, news broke of the death of a sex worker in police custody in Mowbray, Cape Town. - Sarah Smit

2020 International Whores Day (IWD)


International Whores' Day or International Sex Workers Day is observed annually on June 2 of each year, honours sex workers and recognises their often exploited working conditions. The event commemorates the occupation of Église Saint-Nizier in Lyon by more than a hundred sex workers on June 2, 1975 to draw attention to their inhumane working conditions.[1] It has been celebrated annually since 1976. In German, it is known as Hurentag (Whore's Day). In Spanish-speaking countries, it is the Día Internacional de la Trabajadora Sexual, the International Day of the Sex Worker.