The entire HIPS team has been working around the clock to roll out new ways to keep our essential, life saving services going.
A shutdown to contain the coronavirus has killed Thailand's party scene and forced sex workers like Pim out of bars and onto desolate streets. She's scared — Read on http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/04/05/asia-pacific/scared-desperate-thai-sex-workers-forced-street/
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
December 17 is International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, a day of both solemn remembrance and activism. The commemoration began in 2004 when the founders of the Sex Workers Outreach Project and sex educator, artist and activist Annie Sprinkle joined forces to remember the victims of the Green River Killer
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.
So grateful for a successful presentation and a beautiful day! #together4goddard #thinkdeep @sexxinteractive #theesplerproject
Congratulations Dr. Jill McCracken and SWOP Behind Bars for achieving an influential scholar award at the University of Toledo 16th Annual International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference in Toledo, Ohio.
The Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP-USA) also hosted an institute, “Justice and Change: A Sex Worker Institute,” focused on the building blocks of social justice organizing: facilitation, organizing across differences and confronting privilege, political advocacy, decriminalization and decarceration, and coalition building.