Amsterdam plans to relocate iconic red light district. Sex workers protest as city planners fail to consult those affected.
Pornhub’s new owner vows to listen to sex workers and improve site’s practices, including content control and screening.
Bella Robinson fights for sex workers’ rights in new interview.
Advocates in Vermont push for decriminalization of sex work, aiming to give sex workers more agency and protection.
That’s why SWers and advocates are pushing for a decriminalization bill in New York to fully stop police from arresting and harassing SWers.
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.
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 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.
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.
Sex work is decriminalized in some parts of Australia, which has led to a decrease in trafficking statistics there, but there’s still room for improvement.
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.
The fight against FOSTA continues as our friends at Woodhull Freedom Foundation went to the Court of Appeals this week.
Sex workers in Thailand, and their advocates, are working on a bill that would legalize sex work, but it is likely to receive a lot of pushback from the conservative government.
In this final episode of Old Pro News, host and human rights activist Lakeesha Harris gives a raw and righteous farewell to Old Pro News.
On this special episode, human rights activist Lakeesha Harris gathers a legendary roundtable of leaders in the Black Sex Worker movement.
This week on Old Pro News, we have an interview with Zola Z. Bruce and Mariah Grant from the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center in NYC.
Old Pro News writer and host, Lakeesha Harris, welcomes Tamika Spellman, the Advocacy Manager of the harm reduction organization HIPS DC.
Two online reporting programs, a new sex worker safety plan in Canada, Chippendales lobbying for a pandemic-era program, and special guest Tamika Spellman.