Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Hepatitis on the Hill

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00February 29th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Events, Uncategorized|

Hepatitis on the Hill Statement (.pdf) From March 6-8 2016, people living with Hepatitis B and C [HVB and HVC] and allies from around the country will converge in Washington, DC to take part in "Hepatitis on the Hill," an advocacy event aimed at educating legislators about hepatitis and garnering support for increased federal funding for [...]

March 3rd is International Sex Worker Rights Day!

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00February 24th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Events|

March 3rd Handouts | March 3rd Images - Graphics | Films | Readings Contents of Organizer Toolkit I.) What is International Sex Worker Rights Day, and how did it start? II.) Some Global Sex Worker Rights Goals III.) 10 Things to Do to Celebrate March 3rd IV.) What Sex Workers and Advocates Say About Sex Worker Rights [...]

New Resource: UNAIDS 2016-21 Strategy Plan

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Blogs, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

UNAIDS 2016-2021 Strategy Plan (pdf) The newly released UNAIDS 2016-21 Strategy Plan offers a bold set of goals and a deeper commitment to targeting structural barriers to global HIV prevention, including criminalization, stigma, poverty, travel bans, and broader civil rights abuses. While UNAIDS' pro-decriminalization stance predates the 2016-21 Strategy Plan, the plan provides a new level of specificity and [...]

Successful Mobilization Against New Adult Film Regulations Before OHSA Board

By |2016-02-22T20:45:29+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Bills, Legislation|Tags: |

  On February 18 2016, adult film performers successfully rallied to defeat new regulations being considered by the California Occupational Health and Safety Standards board [OHSA]. Mandatory condom, glove and goggle use, reductions to industry HIV/STI testing frequency, and expansion of medical record-keeping requirements for producers and studios were among the changes the failed proposal would [...]

Tell Oregon to to vote NO on HB 4082!

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00February 4th, 2016|Categories: Call to action|

HB 4082 in Oregon is a bill that seeks to expand crime of promoting prostitution (ORS 167.012) to include receiving goods, services or other things of value derived from prostitution activity in certain circumstances.Oregon's HB 4082 would expand the definition of sex trafficking with overly broad, vague language, putting consensual, adult sex workers and those who help them [...]

Four Things to Do to Help Pass HB 1614

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00February 4th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Call to action|Tags: , , , |

Four Things to Do to Help Pass HB 1614 Email the members of the New Hampshire House Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee  and urge them to support HB 1614. A template email and all the members’ emails are found in the SWOP-USA Advocacy Google Drive.   Email Representative J.R. Hoell and ask him to withdraw [...]

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