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Sex Worker Rights

2019 Red Bandana Award Event

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  Thank you to the Red Bandana Fund for making me one of the three recipients of this year’s award. I am so honored and so humbled. Congrats to Steve Ahlquist and Camilo Viveiros Steve Ahlquist.- below Camilo Viveiros- below The event was a blast. I met a lot of great people to network with. What a wonderful sense of… Read more »

International Sex Workers Day- AMOR’s 2nd Annual Grill-Off

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In honor of International Sex Workers Day, CoyoteRI participated in AMOR’S 2nd annual Grill-Off The AMOR Alliance was formed in 2017 by six grassroots organizations: Providence Youth Student Movement, Direct Action for Rights & Equality, The FANG Collective, COYOTE-RI, The Refugee Dream Center, and Colectivo Sin Fronteras. Check out the participants in this years Grill-Off: 1. Direct Action for Rights & Equality (DARE) 2. Providence Youth Student… Read more »

International Sex Workers Day 2019

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Taking Back the Neighborhood, Rally Against Criminalization; sponsored by Coyote RI June 2nd, 2018 Sophia Wright   Christopher Johnson Bella Robinson of COYOTE RI: Steven and Daniel from PrYSM Michael Galipeau Jesus Holguin Jocelyn DoCouto Catarina Lorenzo   David Veliz Monica Huertas Terri Wright Justice Gaines Vanessa Flores Maldonado MJ Robinson Anthony Hollins John Prince Elena Shih, COYOTE RI Osiris… Read more »

Know Your Rights Cards -Portuguese

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IF YOU ARE STOPPED BY THE POLICE…KNOW YOUR RIGHTS… SE VOCÊ FOR PARADA PELA POLÍCIA… CONHEÇA OS SEUS DIREITOS… STAY CALM, No matter how agitated or hostile the police act, DON” T lose your temper. CONTINUE CALMA, não importa o quão agitada ou hostil a polícia aja. NÃO perca a paciência. ASK THE OFFICER, if you are “BEING ARRESTED OR… Read more »

COYOTE-RI Interviews Scott Cunningham- Baylor University

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  COYOTE uses multiple ways of advocating for better sex work policies. We are sex worker-led and informed by the experiences of people in the sex industry. We partner with community organizations with similar aims in fighting state violence. Additionally, we work closely alongside academics to understand how research can enrich our understandings of community dynamics and make policy recommendations… Read more »

How Many Sex Trafficking Headlines are Bogus? Lots of them!

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International Sex Workers’ Rights Day’s history goes back to 2001 when over 25,000 sex workers gathered in India for a festival despite efforts from prohibitionist groups who tried to prevent it taking place by pressuring the government to revoke their permit. Sex worker groups across the world have subsequently celebrated the day as International Sex Workers’ Rights Day. So in… Read more »

The Real Story About Robert Kraft’s Prostitution Arrest

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Let’s unpack this headline Robert Kraft’s Prostitution Arrest Isn’t Just A Tabloid Scandal — Especially For The Women There is no evidence that the women were trafficked, or lured in with the promise of other jobs. Let’s not forget when the K girls were arrested in Seattle, the cops said these women just don’t understand that they are victims.  … Read more »

ADVOCACY GROUPS SUPPORT NEW BILL THAT WOULD CREATE A LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACT OF SEX WORK LAWS

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Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics (COYOTE) Rhode Island 69 Brown Street, Providence, RI, 02906 Email: info@coyoteri.org NEWS RELEASE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019 ADVOCACY GROUPS SUPPORT NEW BILL THAT WOULD CREATE A LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACT OF SEX WORK LAWS The sex worker advocacy group COYOTE-RI today released a statement of support for a new… Read more »

More Bizarre Happenings. Corrupt Cops, Paying Sex with Strippers & Missing Guns

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  Just weeks after Coyote published their press release “Condemning the City of Providence Police Department’s Raid on the Foxy Lady and the Arrests of 3 Sex Workers” even more bizarre events are unfolding between local cops and sex workers in Rhode Island. One of the former arrested dancers from Foxy Lady’s that led to the club being shut down… Read more »

CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACT OF REVISING COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY LAWS in RI

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We did it, we got our bill introduced with 5 sponsors and it guarantees Coyote gets a seat on the legislative commission   CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACT OF REVISING COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY LAWS IN RI   http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText19/HouseText19/H5354.pdf