Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hawaii – Sex assault charges against 16 massage parlor workers dismissed

By |2015-05-28T17:13:21+00:00May 28th, 2015|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |

We are very pleased to announce that the 16 sex workers who were arrest in Honolulu during a prostitution sting have had their charges of "sexual assault" dropped. SWOP-USA teamed up with local groups to address the charges, and as a result of a strong response and media attention to the issue, the charges have been dropped. Still the [...]

Wanted: Graphic Designers!

By |2015-05-25T20:58:39+00:00May 25th, 2015|Categories: Blogs|

SWOP-USA is always looking for help creating graphic design. If you're a communication student, graphic design student, an amateur designer with mega-skillz, or just a new designer looking for projects to build up your portfolio -- PLEASE contact us! We'd love your support in snazzin' up our content.     Email swopusamedia@gmail.com to express interest, and [...]

Portland – Sex Worker Art Exhibition & $PREAD Book Release Party!

By |2017-01-25T05:19:07+00:00May 24th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

We're thrilled to share that SWOP-PDX will be hosting $PREAD The Love, an art show this summer that will showcase the creative works of local sex workers, as well as a history of activism in the Sex Worker Rights Movement. The show kicks off on June 4th, doubling as a book release party for the new $PREAD Anthology. To [...]

Stolen Ad or Website Content

By |2017-01-25T05:19:07+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , |

As an adult industry worker, there is literally nothing more irritating than having your ad copy or adult images stolen by others or by spam sites.   We've compiled some "Helpful Tips"   Click Here for...   - a guide on how to make photos harder to steal. -An overview of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. -An [...]

Former sex worker founder of the San Antonio Chapter of Sex Workers Out Reach Project – KABB – San Antonio Top Stories – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic

By |2015-05-19T03:52:25+00:00May 19th, 2015|Categories: Blogs|Tags: |

Former sex worker founder of the San Antonio Chapter of Sex Workers Out Reach Project featured on FOX News   SAN ANTONIO -- Sex Workers Out Reach Project or SWOP started in California and local chapters are popping up throughout the country, including San Antonio."So they have somewhere to go, someone to come to that understands [...]

Community Organizations Urge Kaneshiro to Drop Sexual Assault Charges against Women Arrested in Massage Parlor Raids

By |2015-05-08T18:12:50+00:00May 8th, 2015|Categories: Blogs|

Last week, 17 women arrested in Honolulu massage parlour stings were charged with fourth degree sexual assault. Classifying routine massage parlor acts as "sexual assault" is not only blatantly inaccurate -- it also constructs a group at high risk of victimization as perpetrators. More information about the issue can be found here. Community-based organizations and over 100 individuals have [...]

News and Actions this Month!

By |2017-01-25T05:19:07+00:00May 7th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Events|Tags: , , , , |

Take Action! NATIONAL | The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act [RHYA] would increase funding for street outreach, housing, crisis intervention, and transitional living programs for homeless youth. This funding directly addresses many of the reasons youth are pushed into the sex trade and vulnerable to exploitation in the sex trade and other industries. Learn more about the RHYA and [...]

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