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SWOP-USA stands in opposition of disguised internet censorship bill SESTA, S. 1963

By |2017-09-16T17:43:42+00:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Call to action, Uncategorized|

08/11/17 Contact Briq House: Communications Director, SWOP USA - Briq@swopusa.org Senator Rob Portman has introduced a bill to congress that would be detrimental to Sex Workers, small businesses, and tech giants alike. The Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act or SESTA, S. 1963, however cleverly titled, is not at all what it claims to be. It boasts of [...]

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Moral Panic Monthly: Super Bowl Anti Sex-Trafficking Campaign Harms Minnesota Sex Workers

By |2017-07-10T16:04:48+00:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Call to action, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the first installment of our coverage of the moral panic surrounding Super Bowl LII set for February 4th, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Under the guise of anti-sex trafficking and safety, Minnesota campaign efforts reinforce harmful anti-sex work moral [and actual] policing of marginalized sex work communities and promote increased violence and stigma. Throughout the [...]

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Latesha, Sentencing Youth as Adults, and the Hypocrisy of How We Talk About Children

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Call to action|

On January 11th, in Kent County, Michigan, Latesha, a 15-year-old African-American girl and mother to two toddlers, was sentenced in an adult court to 9 years in jail for being used as bait in a scheme to rob men responding to a Backpage escort ad placed for her. After men met Latesha at a motel and gave her money [...]

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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