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Statement: Sex workers denounce prison sentence of Rentboy CEO – Judge acknowledged Rentboy “did a lot of good”

By |2017-08-05T23:56:33+00:00August 5th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Bloomquist, Vice President, SWOP USA– katie@swopusa.org FORMER CEO OF RENTBOY, JEFF HURANT, HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 6 MONTHS IN PRISON AND $7500 FINE – DESPITE JUDGE ACKNOWLEDGING RENTBOY CEO AS “DOING GOOD WORK” FOR LGBTQI+ AND SEX WORK COMMUNITIES The Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA, an organization led by sex workers and [...]

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Sex & Drugs Go Good Together – Toolkit Launch & 6/29 Webinar

By |2017-01-25T05:18:59+00:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Blogs, Events, Uncategorized|

We are so thrilled to share our brand new Good Samaritan Expansion Toolkit with you!! Print Version  |  Web Version This toolkit was created to help advocates, grassroots organizations, and sex work and drug user harm reduction coalitions expand protection provided by Overdose Good Samaritan laws to better serve sex workers. The toolkit begins by documenting [...]

Pride Month!

By |2017-01-25T05:18:59+00:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Blogs, Uncategorized|

Pride Toolkit | Pride Organizer Resource Folder   Pride is a celebration and recognition of the Stonewall Riots and all those who have paved the way for LGBTQ equality. On June 28, 1969, after a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, an underground queer bar in New York City, the LGBTQ community and supporters rioted and fought [...]

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 [...]

4/21 – Technology Privacy & Security Webinar for Sex Workers

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00April 20th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Blogs, Events|

Are you a sex worker concerned about your online safety and anonymity? Do you want to learn how to keep your information secure? Join us in a free 2-hour webinar led by anti-surveillance activist and security and privacy educator Dia Kayyali. In this training, Dia will lead participants through a technology risk assessment, discuss various technology/data [...]

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 [...]

SWOP-USA Calls for Dialogue following Introduction of New Hampshire House Bills Addressing Sex Work Criminalization

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00January 27th, 2016|Categories: Announcements|Tags: , , , |

This week, the New Hampshire legislature will open discussion on two bills related to changing the criminalization sex work in the state. The first bill, HB1614 introduced by Manchester Representative Elizabeth Edwards, seeks to “legalizes consensual sex between consenting adults and makes any solicitation of sexual  contact involving a person under 18 years of age or [...]

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