Monthly Archives: May 2016

SWOP-USA Supports Amnesty International’s Sex Work Policy

By |2017-01-25T05:19:00+00:00May 26th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Blogs|

Print Version - Statement in Support of Amnesty International Sex Work Policy Media Contact Katherine Koster Communications Director - SWOP-USA katherine@swopusa.org | 877-776-2004 x. 2   [5/26/2016 - For Immediate Release] Sex Workers Outreach Project [SWOP-USA] applauds the release of Amnesty International’s (AI) final policy promoting the decriminalization of adult, consensual sex work.  AI’s finalized policy [...]

SWOP-USA Statement on California SB 1110 and LEAD Programs for Sex Workers

By |2016-05-18T17:27:15+00:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Uncategorized|

Print Version (.pdf) Sex worker and cis and trans women of color-led anti-violence organizations recently issued a statement opposing California SB 1110. SWOP-USA shares many of the concerns regarding SB 1110, which as written, corrupts many of the core tenants of Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD). However, we support LEAD as implemented in Seattle and wish [...]

Fact Sheet: HIV & Sex Work

By |2017-05-01T03:05:46+00:00May 15th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|Tags: , |

Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: HIV & Sex Work Authors: SWOP-USA and Desiree Alliance Sex workers are recognized by the World Health Organization, along with other major health and human rights organizations, as one of four key populations in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. They are not recognized as a key population in the United [...]

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Statement on Conviction of Lonnie David Franklin Jr., Los Angeles Serial Killer

By |2016-05-13T05:56:25+00:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: Blogs|

On May 5, 2016 Lonnie David Franklin Jr., a former Los Angeles sanitation worker, was found guilty for the murder of 10 young Black women and the attempted murder of one survivor.  Known as the Grim Sleeper, the murders Franklin was convicted of span from 1985 to 2007: – Debra Jackson, 29, body discovered August 10, [...]

Webinar: Advocacy 101 – How to Change Laws!

By |2016-06-17T02:12:00+00:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Events|

RESCHEDULED | Register Now   Learn basic community organizing strategies for promoting effective legislation in your city, state, or nation!   As this past legislative season illustrated, state governments continue to to introduce and pass laws related to sex work and sex trafficking. Often these bills conflate the two and put sex workers at danger of arrest, civil [...]

Fact Sheet: Explaining Sex Worker Rights

By |2017-05-01T02:11:28+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|

Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: Explaining Sex Worker Rights Authors: SWOP-USA This fact sheet provides a conceptual overview of what sex worker rights are, in the U.S. and around the world. It also gives an overview of the main human rights abuses sex workers face.

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Fact Sheet: Explaining Sex Worker Rights and Regulations

By |2017-05-01T02:06:14+00:00May 1st, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|

 Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: Explaining Sex Worker Rights and Regulations Authors: SWOP-USA This fact sheet provides an overview of human rights abuses affecting sex workers, in the U.S. and globally, as well as an overview of legal regulatory models for sex work.

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