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Sex Workers and Allies To Hold Press Conference in Orlando, FL — Monday, April 22, 2019

Sex Workers and Allies To Hold Press Conference in Orlando, FL — Monday, April 22, 2019 We, SWOP (Sex Worker Outreach Project) Tampa, SWOP Orlando, SWOP Behind Bars, Sex Worker Solidarity Network, Decriminalize Sex Work, Florida NOW, and more, have gathered together today to ask our lawmakers to listen to sex workers and stop these…Continue reading Sex Workers and Allies To Hold Press Conference in Orlando, FL — Monday, April 22, 2019

Sex Workers and Allies To Hold News Conference in Orlando, FL

Decriminalize Sex Work www.DecriminalizeSex.Work Contact Kaytlin Bailey, Director of Communications kaytlin@dswork.org (919) 649-7725 (cell) NEW YORK, NEW YORK April 18, 2019 Sex Workers and Allies to Hold News Conference in Orlando, FL Responding to the escalation of police stings targeting minority-owned massage parlors, sex workers and their allies will be holding a news conference on…Continue reading Sex Workers and Allies To Hold News Conference in Orlando, FL

Sex Workers Are Organizing Against Proposed Prostitution Registry in Florida

Decriminalize Sex Work www.DecriminalizeSex.Work Contact Kaytlin Bailey, Director of Communications kaytlin@dswork.org (919) 649-7725 (cell) NEW YORK, NY March 26, 2019 Sex Workers Are Organizing Against Proposed Prostitution Registry in Florida Half a dozen sex worker rights activists traveled from all over Florida to fight a proposed law that will target them and their clients. They…Continue reading Sex Workers Are Organizing Against Proposed Prostitution Registry in Florida

Eight Women Charged With Prostitution After “Rescue Operation”

Decriminalize Sex Work www.DecriminalizeSex.Work Contact Kaytlin Bailey, Director of Communications kaytlin@dswork.org (919) 649-7725 (cell) NEW YORK, NY March 7, 2019 Eight Women Charged With Prostitution After “Rescue Operation” Only one woman arrested during the much acclaimed “rescue operation” in South Florida last week is willing to cooperate with police. So instead of being rescued, eight…Continue reading Eight Women Charged With Prostitution After “Rescue Operation”

Ohio Vice Cop Forces Women To Choose Between Arrest and Rape

Decriminalize Sex Work www.DecriminalizeSex.Work Contact Kaytlin Bailey, Director of Communications kaytlin@dswork.org (919) 649-7725 (cell) NEW YORK, NEW YORK March 5, 2019 Ohio Vice Cop Forces Women to Choose Between Arrest and Rape The criminalization of sex workers makes them more vulnerable to predators who want to rape or kill them. Andrew Mitchell, the Ohio police…Continue reading Ohio Vice Cop Forces Women To Choose Between Arrest and Rape