Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Justice for Gigi Thomas – Court Date February 27

By |2017-02-27T04:38:19+00:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Blogs|Tags: |

Our friend, GiGi Marie Thomas, will be going into court this Monday, February 27th with support from the trans, sex worker, and faith-based communities she has touched over decades. As GiGi faces trial, we ask that you all keep Gigi in your thoughts. Nearly 16 months ago, GiGi Marie Thomas was arrested and charged with murder [...]

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Webinar: How to Run Meetings for Grassroots Organizers!

By |2017-02-19T18:22:32+00:00February 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Date: Wednesday, February 22 - 8PM EST | 7PM CST | 5PM PST Webinar Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTcat03d_0E As social justice activists and organizers, we spend a lot of time in meetings, time that can feel tedious, stressful or awkward. It doesn’t have to though, and meetings can produce the results we want with just a few organizational [...]

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Fact Sheet: Minority Stress and Sex Work – Understanding stress and internalized stigma

By |2017-05-01T03:57:02+00:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Educational, Fact Sheets, Information, Print Outs|Tags: , , , |

Download this resource:  Fact Sheet | Minority Stress & Sex Work (pdf) Year: 2017 Title: Minority Stress and Sex Work - Understanding stress and internalized stigma Authors: SWOP-USA (Katie Bloomquist) This fact sheet discusses the concept of minority stress--chronically high levels of stress faced by members of stigmatized minority groups--as it relates to sex workers. It [...]

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Fact Sheet: Ethical Considerations for Conducting Sex Worker Research

By |2017-05-01T03:55:14+00:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Educational, Fact Sheets, Print Outs, Research|Tags: , , |

Download this resource:  Fact Sheet | ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR  CONDUCTING SEX WORK RESEARCH (pdf) Year: 2017 Title: Ethical Considerations for Conducting Sex Worker Research Authors: SWOP-USA (Katie Bloomquist) As sex work research becomes more common to study in the social science fields, it is important for SWOP-USA to maintain a clear stance on ethical standards and guidelines, [...]

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What’s With the Red Umbrella? A Brief History, and a Call for Red Umbrella Stories!

By |2017-02-01T05:16:20+00:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Educational|

by Katherine Koster Recently, our networks were discussing the Women's March and who would be taking part and whether or not to take part. A SWOP Chapter leader asked "Are red umbrella's welcomed? If red umbrellas are not welcomed, I am not going." A while earlier, a board member who runs a harm reduction organization shared [...]

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