Sex Work Has Been Decriminalized in New Zealand for 20 years

Sex Work Has Been Decriminalized in New Zealand for 20 years

Sex work has been decriminalized in New Zealand for 20 years, and things have been going really well there since then. Wow, can’t believe lived experience from SWers that supports the push for decriminalization has turned out to be true!

Stripper Web, RIP

Stripper Web, RIP

Stripper Web no longer exists and it feels like the end of an era for sex workers. The loss of safe and supportive spaces for sex workers has damaging effects.

Anti-Human Trafficking Sting Leads to Arrests

Anti-Human Trafficking Sting Leads to Arrests

Anti-human trafficking sting in San Diego and National City resulted in 48 arrests, according to NBC San Diego. While the intention of the sting was to catch those involved in human trafficking, some SWers were also caught up in the operation.

The Economic Downturn on Sex Workers

The Economic Downturn on Sex Workers

Sex workers are feeling the financial pain of an economic downturn, and it’s affecting all areas of the industry. From high-end escorts to street-based sex workers, many are reporting a decrease in demand and earnings.

Super Bowl Trafficking Myths Debunked

Super Bowl Trafficking Myths Debunked

Super Bowl trafficking myths have been debunked thanks to researchers at the University of Texas, Austin and the University of Minnesota.

Senate Bill 357 Decriminalizes Loitering for Sex Work

Senate Bill 357 Decriminalizes Loitering for Sex Work

Senate Bill 357 decriminalizes loitering for sex work. Kaytlin Bailey, advocates for ending arrests to reduce exploitation and violence in the industry. Check out her op-ed appearing in 11 syndicated newspapers throughout CA.

Spain Debates Dangerous Sex Work Law

Spain Debates Dangerous Sex Work Law

Spain debates a dangerous sex work law, and advocates hope it will be rejected by lawmakers. The proposed sex work law has sparked outrage and concern among human rights advocates.

Decriminalizing Sex Work in South Africa

Decriminalizing Sex Work in South Africa

South Africa is making strides in decriminalizing sex work, which is a huge win for sex worker rights and safety. The country’s parliament is set to review and potentially repeal legislation that criminalizes consensual adult sex work.

Jury Rejects Woman’s Claims

Jury Rejects Woman’s Claims

A jury rejects woman’s claims against four police officers in Virginia who protected an abusive prostitution trafficking ring. People love to lift up the trafficking narrative until it’s cops who are being accused of the trafficking.

Why Does January 25th Matter?

Why Does January 25th Matter?

On January 25, 1917, over 300 sex workers in San Francisco marched to protest the imminent closure of their brothels. This was the first sex worker led protest in the United States.

The Fight Against FOSTA Continues

The Fight Against FOSTA Continues

The fight against FOSTA continues as our friends at Woodhull Freedom Foundation went to the Court of Appeals this week.

Black Sex Worker Roundtable

Black Sex Worker Roundtable

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

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.

Taxation Without Representation

Taxation Without Representation

Lakeesha Harris fills us in on sex work related legislation in Louisiana and Ohio, and why she feels like the government just doesn’t want us to survive!

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.

We Are All Worthy – with Alexandra Hunt

We Are All Worthy – with Alexandra Hunt

Decriminalization in Belgium, a stripper strike in North Hollywood, and special guest Alexandra Hunt, whose background as a stripper is a proud part of her campaign.

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.

EARN IT V. Sex Worker Safety

EARN IT V. Sex Worker Safety

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