Media Releases

 

The new bill proposes studying sex worker safety- February 14th,2019

Lawmaker proposes studying whether to decriminalize sex work- February 13th, 2019

Bella Robinson – Executive Director COYOTE RI – Decriminalizing sex work.  Interview with the Matt Allen radio show

Representative Williams’ bill would establish a commission to study the decriminalization of prostitution -February 12th, 2019

ADVOCACY GROUPS SUPPORT NEW BILL THAT WOULD CREATE A LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPACT OF SEX WORK LAWS- February 12th, 2019

Representative Williams’ bill would establish a commission to study the decriminalization of prostitution -February 12th, 2019

Opposing RI S0096 (The Adult Entertainment Performance Tax)

Former Sex Trafficking Victim, Thomia Hunter Granted Clemency, After Serving Life Sentence For Killing her Trafficker.- February 6th, 2019

They’re Running! Announcing The Historic Petunia/Mrs. Robinson 2020 Campaign -January 14th, 2019

 

 

 

The Uprising, December 21, 2018

Letter Condemning the City of Providence Police Department’s Raid on the Foxy Lady and Arrests of Sex Workers

The Foxy Lady, iconic New England strip club, shut down days before Christmas rush -December 21st, 2018

Well-known strip club loses license while 100s lose jobs- December 20th, 2018

Providence liquor board permanently closes Foxy Lady; appeal expected -December 19th, 2018

Providence Liquor Board votes to shut down Foxy Lady -December 19th, 2018

Over 200 jobs lost as Providence Board of Licenses votes to close Foxy Lady- December 19th, 2018

Advocacy group calls for Foxy Lady prostitution charges to be droppedDecember 19th, 2018

City strips Foxy Lady of licenses-  December 19th, 2018

COYOTE RI observes the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers- December 18th, 2018

COYOTE RI: Letter Condemning the Providence Police Department’s Raid on the Foxy Lady and Arrests of Sex Workers -December 14th, 2018

WHAT IS ZINE? BY COYOTE (SLIDESHOW)

 

Anti Prostitution Lobby Attacks John Jay College Professors to Discredit their Research.- Oct 7th, 2018

Texas Christian University Presentation by Coyote- Sept 2018

How Abolition gets Trafficked 2018

Seven Police Officers Charged with Running Eight NY Brothels- Sept 16th, 2018

Investigating Drug Stigma and the Fake Hysteria Created by Prisons so they can Increase their Profits. Sept 16th, 2018

WAVAW- To The Sex Worker Community – We Owe You An ApologyAugust 8th, 2018

SESTA/FOSTA = DEATH #AIDS2018–  July 28th, 2018

WHAT TO DO AT AN ICE CHECKPOINT: ESPECIALLY IF YOU’RE A WHITE CITIZENJuly 3rd, 2018

Watch Out Congress, US Sex Workers are Coming for Their Rights--June 29th, 2018

Crockor @CrockorUS to the RescueJune 11th, 2018

Providence rallies against criminalization- June 4th, 2018

International Sex Workers Day in RI- June 2nd, 2018

Pedophile Files- May 28th, 2018

Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry in the United States May 28th, 2018

Policing Modern Day Slavery 2014-2016–  May 28th, 2018

The US Fails to Protect Undocumented Kids from Exploitation-May 27th, 2018

Best Practices for Connecting “People Involved in the Sex Industry” with Services by Coyote RI

After Fosta, It’s like Hunger Games on Sex WorkersMay 22st, 2018

“Take Back the Neighborhood: Rally Against Criminalization” May 19th, 2018

Travel Advice For Sex Workers & Models –May 11th, 2018

New Posting Options List- Tool Kit- By Coyote RIApril 11th, 2018

After FOSTA- Many of the Systems and Institutes that are Supposed to Protect us are Sent to Erase us–  April 7th, 2018

US Sex Workers Affected #AfterFosta- Next StepsMarch 23rd, 2018

FOSTA Passes in the Senate: CityVibe & The Erotic Review Shuts DownMay 22st, 2018

Whitewashing Abolition: Race, Displacement, and Combating Human TraffickingMarch 21st, 2018

Righting Carceral Feminism’s Wrongs in a #MeToo Era  March 3rd, 2018

What Everyone Can Learn from Sex Workers About How to Screen DatesMarch 3rd,  2018

Coyote RI Supports #SheDecidesMarch 2st, 2018

International Sex Worker Rights Day- March 3rd, 2018- Feb 28th, 2018

Sex Workers Oppose HR 1865--Feb 23rd, 2018

In Support of NH HB 287- AN ACT Establishing a Committee to Study Issues Related to Changing Prostitution Laws in New Hampshire. Feb 2st, 2018

Sex Trafficking Inside the Trump Campaign- This is not Fake News -Feb 15th, 2018

They Don’t Want to Include Women Like Me.’ Sex Workers Say They’re Being Left Out of the #MeToo Movement -Feb 13th, 2018

 Sex Workers Decry ‘Moral Panic’ Over Human Trafficking by Victoria Mckenzie-Feb 2st, 2018

Addressing Propaganda on Super Bowl Sex Trafficking-2018

Sex Workers Decry ‘Moral Panic’ Over Human Trafficking by Victoria Mckenzie-Feb 13th, 2018

Update from the Ninth Circuit ESPLERP v GASCON (#16-15927) Jan 2018

Women March Rhode Island Includes Sex Workers #WMWRI18 -Jan 20th, 2018

Las Vegas Women’s March Includes Sex Workers- 2018

‘We’re sex workers and we vote’: Women’s March event shines light on a marginalized group -Jan 21st, 2018

Best Practices for Connecting “People Involved in the Sex Industry” with Services by Coyote RI -Jan 6th, 2018

Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry in the United States 2017 

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers 2017   Uprise RI Dec 19th, 2017

International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers- 2017- Coyote RI-2017

ESPLER v GASCON UPDATE- Oct 10th 2017

AMICUS BRIEFS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2017

Criminalized Survivors Panel at No Perfect Victims Convening 2017
Survived & Punished Project

 

Bella Robinson – Framing the narrative- No Perfect Victims

 

COMPLETE INTERVIEW WITH BELLA ROBINSON- COYOTE RI

Policing Modern Day Slavery 2014-2016

Trending Globally: Politics and Policy – Episode 4 – Sex Work Is Work- Dec 2016

Sex workers’ rights activist Bella Robinson (Coyote RI)  and sociologist and Watson postdoctoral fellow Elena Shih discuss the “trafficking” and “rescue” narratives muddying the reality of what sex work is–and what sex workers really need.

 

Providence vigil remembers sex workers lost to violence  December 17th, 2016

Violence against sex workers a result of criminalization- December 18, 2016

International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers event in Providence, Rhode Island was a huge success despite the heavy snow and horrible weather.

February 18th- 21st 2016, Join Bella Robinson, executive director of CoyoteRI (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics), at Liberty Forum for a discussion of decriminalizing prostitution to support the rights of sex workers and as a way to reduce harm to women engaged in sex work.

DayOne peddling ineffective and costly sex trafficking programs By Bella Robinson on March 6, 2016

To combat underage prostitution we need facts, not myth By Bella Robinson on March 8th, 2016

Bella Robinson: A Call to Action December 15th, 2016  

DayOne peddling ineffective and costly sex trafficking programs By Bella Robinson on March 6, 2016  

Rhode Island Human Rights Activist To Testify In Support Of New       Hampshire Decriminalization of Prostitution Legislation  Jan/2016