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

By |2017-12-03T15:53:18+00:00December 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 such, this guide is intended to help people with sex work experience in finding a mental health professional that approaches sex [...]

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Research Summaries: Canada

By |2017-05-01T03:53:30+00:00June 14th, 2017|Categories: Print Outs, Research Summary|

Link to Canada Sex Work Research Summaries Here Year: 2007-Present Title: Gender & Sexual Health Initiative: Research Summaries Authors: Gender & Sexual Health Initiative [GSHI] Do you like SWOP-USA's research summaries? They were inspired by, and their structure is loosely based on research summaries created by the Gender & Sexual Health Initiative of the British Columbia Centre [...]

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Research Summary: Consequences of Policing Prostitution – An Analysis of Individuals Arrested and Prosecuted in New York City

By |2017-05-10T03:19:54+00:00June 7th, 2017|Categories: Print Outs, Research Summary|

Full Article | Research Summary (.pdf)   Year: 2017 Title: Consequences of Policing Prostitution An Analysis of Individuals Arrested and Prosecuted for Commercial Sex in New York City Authors: Just Policy Center Despite public interest in trafficking, and the conflation of all sex work with trafficking, sex workers and trafficking victims remain criminalized throughout the United [...]

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Fact Sheet: Sex Work and Labour

By |2017-05-01T01:53:41+00:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|

Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2015 Title: Sex Work and Labour Authors: Asijiki Coalition to Decriminalize Sex work In South Africa (Capetow) Challenges sex workers face are almost always the result of criminalization,  abusive working conditions and the setting of sex work (where it takes place). These challenges can be addressed by changing in the laws around sex [...]

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Research Summary: The Cook County Sheriff’s Human Trafficking Response Team: A Law Enforcement Model

By |2017-05-10T03:21:18+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Educational, Print Outs, Research Summary|

Full Article | Research Summary (.pdf) Year: 2012 Title: The Cook County Sheriff’s Human Trafficking Response Team: A Law Enforcement Model Authors: Jody Rafael and Lindsey LaPointe For the last 10 years, law enforcement jurisdictions around the country have increasingly embraced “End Demand” rhetoric, claiming to be taking a new approach to sex work policing. This [...]

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Research Summary: The Role of Sex Work Stigma in Victim Blaming and Empathy of Sexual Assault Survivors

By |2017-05-10T03:04:39+00:00March 28th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Print Outs, Research Summary|

Full Article | Research Summary (.pdf) Year: 2017 Title: The Role of Sex Work Stigma in Victim Blaming and Empathy of Sexual Assault Survivors Authors: Eric Sprankle, Katie Bloomquist, Cody Butcher, Neil Gleason & Zoe Schaefer This research study, by Dr. Eric Sprankle and SWOP-USA board member, Katie Bloomquist looks at how changing whether a sexual [...]

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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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Fact Sheet: How to Be an Ally

By |2017-05-01T02:26:19+00:00September 1st, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|

Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: How to Be an Ally Authors: SWOP-USA and SWOP-Chicago This fact sheet, adapted from a fact sheet collectively developed by SWOP-Chicago members, gives an overview of how private individuals, helping professionals, and institutions can be better allies to sex workers.

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Fact Sheet: Celebrating Pride – Intersections between the GLBTQ and Sex Work Community

By |2017-05-01T03:11:49+00:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|Tags: , , |

Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: Celebrating Pride - Intersections between the GLBTQ and Sex Work Community Authors: SWOP-USA This fact sheet discusses the intersection between sex work and the LGBTQ community, including common issues affecting LGBTQ sex workers. Developed as a GLBT Pride Handout in June, 2016, this is a great resource to add to [...]

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.