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Andy Bowen in The 2021 New York City 40 Under 40

2021-10-13T13:41:49+00:00October 6th, 2021|

City & State

“As a public affairs consultant for the past four years, [Andy] Bowen has advised and supported clients such as worker cooperatives and the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center. Whether it’s supporting advocates for LGBTQ people or labor rights, Bowen says, “Helping take part in that change means the world to me.”

Sex Workers Sick of OnlyFans Are Building Their Own Websites

2021-10-04T17:45:55+00:00September 24th, 2021|


“While the purported target of the law [FOSTA/SESTA] was trafficking in the sex trades, it has proven incredibly ineffective but is instead invoked regularly by tech companies when censoring and removing content shared by sex workers, or even just users sharing content of a sexual nature,” Mariah Grant, Director of Research and Advocacy at The Sex Workers Project of the Urban Justice Center, told Motherboard.”

How to support sex trafficking survivors without harming consenting sex workers

2021-09-20T19:01:02+00:00September 11th, 2021|


“Answering what is the best group is "a tricky question because many organizations that serve survivors are more localized,” says Kate D'Adamo, a long-time sex worker rights advocate who previously was the national policy advocate at the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center, which works to destigmatize and decriminalize people in the sex trade. The best group may not have the best SEO on Google, and many anti-porn sex trafficking national groups take out ads on search platforms.”

Utah politicians applaud OnlyFans’ ban of sexually explicit content, but questions remain

2021-08-25T19:31:38+00:00August 20th, 2021|

KSL Utah

Harper Zacharias, director of development of the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center said the move by OnlyFans "indicates a troubling willingness of OnlyFans to bend under the slightest pressure of financial institutions. OnlyFans has made its fortune off of the backs of sex workers during a time of global crisis."

HBO Crime Drama ‘Mare of Easttown’ Perpetuates A Familiar and Dangerous Trope

2021-05-26T14:44:04+00:00May 17th, 2021|

Pop Matters

According to a study done by the Sex Workers Project of the Urban Justice Center, "Eighty percent of street based prostitutes interviewed had experiences or been threatened with violence while working."