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National Transgender HIV Testing Day

By |2017-04-20T03:50:37+00:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Events, Uncategorized|

Tuesday,  April 18 was National Transgender HIV Testing Day. Organized by the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, the day is "designed to recognize the importance of routine HIV testing, status awareness and continued focus on HIV prevention and treatment efforts among transgender people." Watch the invitation video with Miss Major, a Desiree Alliance Conference keynote [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Hepatitis on the Hill

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00February 29th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Events, Uncategorized|

Hepatitis on the Hill Statement (.pdf) From March 6-8 2016, people living with Hepatitis B and C [HVB and HVC] and allies from around the country will converge in Washington, DC to take part in "Hepatitis on the Hill," an advocacy event aimed at educating legislators about hepatitis and garnering support for increased federal funding for [...]

March 3rd is International Sex Worker Rights Day!

By |2017-01-25T05:19:05+00:00February 24th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Events|

March 3rd Handouts | March 3rd Images - Graphics | Films | Readings Contents of Organizer Toolkit I.) What is International Sex Worker Rights Day, and how did it start? II.) Some Global Sex Worker Rights Goals III.) 10 Things to Do to Celebrate March 3rd IV.) What Sex Workers and Advocates Say About Sex Worker Rights [...]

Trans Day of Remembrance Statement & Fact Sheet

By |2017-01-25T05:19:06+00:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Events|

  Printable TDOR Fact Sheet | Printable TDOR Statement | TDOR Event Locations   On November 20, Sex Workers Outreach Project will join trans communities in recognizing Trans Day of Remembrance. The Day of Remembrance began in 1998 in Boston, as the trans community mobilized around the murder of activist and advocate Rita Hestler. The vigils and speakouts held [...]

This Week: Protests Against Criminalization in NYC, Chicago, SF, LA

By |2017-01-25T05:19:07+00:00September 4th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Events, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

  This week - actions protesting the criminalization of sex work are being staged around the country, in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Thursday, 9/3   NEW YORK CITY | 225 Cadman Plaza East in Brooklyn, 12:00PM website We are outraged at this latest example of the abuse and selective prosecution of sex workers. [...]

Portland – Sex Worker Art Exhibition & $PREAD Book Release Party!

By |2017-01-25T05:19:07+00:00May 24th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

We're thrilled to share that SWOP-PDX will be hosting $PREAD The Love, an art show this summer that will showcase the creative works of local sex workers, as well as a history of activism in the Sex Worker Rights Movement. The show kicks off on June 4th, doubling as a book release party for the new $PREAD Anthology. To [...]

News and Actions this Month!

By |2017-01-25T05:19:07+00:00May 7th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Events|Tags: , , , , |

Take Action! NATIONAL | The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act [RHYA] would increase funding for street outreach, housing, crisis intervention, and transitional living programs for homeless youth. This funding directly addresses many of the reasons youth are pushed into the sex trade and vulnerable to exploitation in the sex trade and other industries. Learn more about the RHYA and [...]

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