Think it is easy being a youth survivor AND supporting decriminalization of adult sex work? See here a sample of the discussions I have with general public, who I get care about the human rights of others, though have never actually been trafficked or worked in industry themselves ...
March 3rd International Sex Worker Rights Day
Sex Work and Changes to the Criminal Code After Bill C-36: What Does the Evidence Say? Criminalizing Communicating. http://sexworklawreform.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Laws-General.pdf
Super Bowl used as excuse to arrest consensual adult sex workers. FACT: Mass incarceration: an LGBTQ issue 1 in 2 transgender prisoners is sexually abused. 1 in 2 homeless children is LGBTQ and half of homeless people experience incarceration. 1 in 3 American adults has a criminal record and sexual minorities are three times more likely to be incarcerated.
Named one of the top 30 most influential social workers alive, Dr. Celia Williamson has over 25 years of anti-human trafficking practice, research, and teaching. Get in touch with Dr. Williamson to see how she can support you in turning your anti-trafficking advocacy into action.
These tips are from sex workers for sex workers: The thing about self-care is that it is never one size fits all. Sex workers—those who offer services between consenting adults like companionship, intimacy, escorting, dancing, camming, and countless other sexual and nonsexual services—are as diverse a group as the general population, and their individual self-care needs can vary just as much. That said, when I asked members of the sex work community about their personal self-care routines, a few themes popped up, from dealing with the stigma against sex work to taking care of their bodies.
Abstract: Questioning the relationship of prostitution with feminism, XXX investigates the history of the sex industry, and how over the last thirty years it has contributed to fragmenting the American women’s movement. Amidst the disagreements there are issues that greatly need unified attention, not just to better conditions for women who choose to work in the sex industry, but also to assist in defining the laws to protect women that are brought into the trade against their
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The Sex Workers Project (SWP) at the Urban Justice Center (UJC) is seeking community support to help transition 60 clients from receiving our services who are people working in the sex trades and/or are survivors of human trafficking. https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/support-sex-workers-and-survivors-of-human-trafficking-today We recently lost a major government grant that funded trauma-informed therapy, case management, assistance with … Continue reading UJC Crowdrise