In this episode of The Oldest Profession Podcast, we pay tribute to Carol Leigh, a hero of the sex worker rights movement.
Sex Worker Pride extends to all communities marginalized by criminalization, discrimination, and stigma across the sex worker movement.
Sound of Freedom explores the damaging effects of conspiracy theories and white savior films on real victims. Do not go see this movie.
Maine passes bill partially decriminalizing sex work, endangering sex workers. Full decriminalization is essential for their safety.
Discover the latest setback in decriminalizing sex work in South Africa. Find out the challenges faced and the impact on the journey towards safer and more equitable conditions for sex workers.
Discover Maine’s strides towards decriminalizing sex work as the state moves closer to ending criminal charges. Explore the concerns raised by sex workers regarding the “end demand” approach and its potential harm.
Explore the implications of confining sex workers to isolated areas in public spaces in Mumbai, India, and the issues surrounding their criminalization.
Learn about the progress of decriminalization sex work in Australia. Discover laws and models in each territory.
Kaytlin Bailey advocates for sex work decriminalization in Washington Blade article.
Pornhub’s new owner vows to listen to sex workers and improve site’s practices, including content control and screening.
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!
That’s why SWers and advocates are pushing for a decriminalization bill in New York to fully stop police from arresting and harassing SWers.
Louisiana is home to a bizarre law called CANS that criminalizes oral and anal sex, but not vaginal sex. This homophobic and transphobic law is known as “Crimes Against Nature by Solicitation”.
Red light district proposed in San Francisco, but decriminalization is the best solution. Advocates call for resources for vulnerable people.
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.
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.
The stigma of Mary Magdalene has endured throughout biblical times into the current era. How did she become aligned with sex workers?
Dr. Olivia Snow claims DoorDash recently banned her due to a detection of unspecified “abnormal behavior” from her account.
Decriminalization strategies in Rhode Island, dominatrix discrimination from DoorDash, and Geo from Sex Workers Against Criminalization New Orleans.
In early April 2022, proposed Rhode Island decriminalization was explored in hearings for two bills.
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.
Belgium is the first country in Europe to decriminalize selling and paying for sex.
Colorado lawmakers unanimously approved legislation that allows sex workers to report violent crime without fear of being arrested.
Sex worker health organization St. James Infirmary opens San Francisco’s first shelter dedicated to trans and gender non-conforming communities.
This week on Old Pro News, transgender housing justice, Safe Reporting in Colorado, the dictionary, and Yeonhoo Cho & Esther Kao from Red Canary Song.
In January 2022, Dictionary dot com added the term “sex worker” to their website after a widespread growth in awareness of the term.
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.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’s segment on global sex work politics got so much right, even featuring the Deep South Decrim movement.
The Oldest Profession Podcast: Maya Angelou – sex worker past matters, and to ignore her experience does a disservice to her legacy.