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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.