These sex worker news headlines are excerpts from our weekly newsletter and from Old Pro News, our biweekly podcast that reports on and contextualizes current events affecting the sex worker rights movement and community.

Black Sex Worker Roundtable

On this special episode, host and human rights activist Lakeesha Harris gathers a legendary roundtable of leaders in the Black Sex Worker movement.

Sex Worker Rights and Domestic Violence and Gendered Violence

Sex Worker Rights and Domestic Violence and Gendered Violence Sex worker rights underly foundational rights that are critical for women. Laws that criminalize sex workers and their communities are used to limit women and girl’s freedom of movement, association, and...
Chippendales Are Lobbying Up

Chippendales Are Lobbying Up

This year, for the first time ever, Chippendales is making it their goal to lobby for a pandemic-era program for the live event industry.

Strippers Strike Noho Protest Update

Strippers Strike Noho Protest Update

These strippers are protesting for safer work conditions in North Hollywood. Instagram “Mistakenly Removed” the stripper strike Noho account.

North Hollywood Stripper Strike

North Hollywood Stripper Strike

Current and former employees of Star Garden staged a walkout to protest an unsafe work environment in the North Hollywood stripper strike.

Protect Trans Youth from Anti Trans Laws

Protect Trans Youth from Anti Trans Laws

A wave of anti-trans laws is a disturbing new trend across the USA. We must support trans youth against these heinous laws and the bigotry that enables them.

Updates on the Backpage Trial

Updates on the Backpage Trial

The founders of the website Backpage, Michael Lacey and James Larkin, returned to federal trial on February 22, 2022.

Super Bowl 2022 Arrests

Super Bowl 2022 Arrests

214 Super bowl 2022 arrests for allegedly selling sex which, to be crystal clear, is not the same as charging people with human trafficking.