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Fact Sheet: A guide to choosing a sex worker-affirmative therapist

By | December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Fact Sheets, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Finding a sex worker-affirmative therapist Due to the stigma of sex work, sex workers can be vulnerable to microaggressions, minority stress and may experience discrimination when they access basic services, like healthcare or therapy. As [...]

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Statement: Department of Homeland Security potentially puts millions of Sex Workers and Patrons in danger by raiding Eros.com

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Statement: US Government potentially puts millions of Sex Workers and Patrons in Danger by raiding Eros.com  Contact: Briq House- Communications Director- Swop-USA                              [...]

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SWOP-USA is Hiring an Omsbudperson

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

SWOP-USA Hiring: Ombudsperson Job Description SWOP-USA is seeking to fill a part-time, ombudsperson position to help us implement and fine-tune our national and chapter grievance policies. The role will include managing our grievance form, responding [...]

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RESEARCH SUMMARY  | The effects of language &  identity of sex work on stigma & the sex workers’ rights movement

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Katie Bloomquist, Vice President SWOP-USA and Eric Sprankle, PsyD Background Sex work stigma is well-documented (e.g., Koken, 2012), and one effort among the multidisciplinary and intersectional sex workers’ rights movement is to correct stigmatizing language [...]

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