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Kamala Harris is our new VP, and that holds different meanings for people

2020-11-18T13:52:02+00:00November 9th, 2020|

Daily Kos

“The victim narrative and rescue mentality that most Democrats take around sex work is not helpful,” said RJ Thompson, a human rights lawyer, longtime sex worker, and director of the Sex Workers Project. “We do not need to be rescued, we need our human rights protected.”

EARN IT

2020-10-13T19:18:24+00:00October 2nd, 2020|

Our Campaigns The Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies or EARN IT Act (S. 3398) is a US Federal bill with the alleged goal to identify and remove child sexual abuse materials online. [...]

SWP Receives Historic $1.2M Grant from the Sex Work Rights Fund

2020-09-21T15:52:50+00:00September 21st, 2020|

SWRF has made a generous donation of $1.2 million to SWP to significantly increase SWP’s capacity, size, scope, and impact. With this gift, SWP is able to hire a Director of Communications, Director of Development, Director of Research, Organizing, and Advocacy, and an Associate Director for State and Local Campaigns, as well as locally based organizing consultants. While continuing to focus on legislative efforts in New York, SWP will also focus on building a statewide campaign in Oregon to decriminalize and destigmatize sex work, partnering with SWR and other national, statewide, and local human rights organizations through 2020 and beyond.

Call off your old, tired ethics

2020-09-28T18:28:06+00:00September 18th, 2020|

The Minnesota Daily

Testimonies from New York to Los Angeles tell the same story: officers aren’t above privacy violations, enforced acts of public nudity and inappropriate physical contact. The Sex Workers Project of the Urban Justice Center in New York City found that 17% of sex workers had been sexually harassed, abused or even raped by police officers.