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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 2018 USA International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Event List

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  Atlanta GA Atlanta SWerfs and Allies-  December 17th, 2018 @ 6 pm Vigil @ 4425 Fulton Industrial Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30341 Anchorage, AK 12/16/2018 @ 6 pm to 9 pm 233 E 5th Ave Anchorage AK 9950 Asheville, NC 12/17/2018 @ 7pm-9pm  More info and RSVP Here SWOP Baltimore, MD 12/17/2018 6 pm – 8:30 pm More information and RSVP on… Read more »

Know Your Rights Cards (English)

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IF YOU ARE STOPPED BY THE POLICE…KNOW YOUR RIGHTS… 1) STAY CALM, No matter how agitated or hostile the police act, DON”T lose your temper. 2) ASK THE OFFICER, if you are “BEING ARRESTED OR IF YOU ARE FREE TO GO”. 3) DON”T TALK: TEll the police officer that, “YOU WOULD LIKE TO INVOKE YOUR RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT” 4) DO NOT WRITE OR… Read more »

How to be an Ally to Sex Workers (Korean)

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How To Be An Ally to Sex Workers-  Coyote RI 성노동자와 연대하는 법 1) Don’t Assume that you know why a person is in the sex industry.  Most people make a choice to enter the sex industry because it is the best option for them.  Many sex workers only have to work a few hours a week because sex work… Read more »

如何成为性工作者的支持者 — Coyote RI- (How to Be an Ally to Sex Workers) Mandarin Chinese

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  How To Be An Ally to Sex Workers-  Coyote RI 如何成为性工作者的支持者 — Coyote RI 1) Don’t Assume that you know why a person is in the sex industry.  Most people make a choice to enter the sex industry because it is the best option for them.  Many sex workers only have to work a few hours a week because… Read more »

Know your Rights Card COYOTE RI ( Mandarin Chinese)

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Know your Rights Card COYOTE 罗德岛:权利须知卡 IF YOU ARE STOPPED BY THE POLICE…KNOW YOUR RIGHTS… 当你被警察拦住时,记住你的权利…   STAY CALM, No matter how agitated or hostile the police act, DON”T lose your temper. 保持冷静,无论警察表现得有多粗鲁和凶狠,不要对警察发脾气。   ASK THE OFFICER, if you are “BEING ARRESTED OR IF YOU ARE FREE TO GO”. 向警察询问,“你现在是否被逮捕,还是可以离开”。   DON”T TALK: TEll the police officer that, “YOU WOULD LIKE… Read more »

Anti Prostitution Lobby Attacks John Jay College Professors to Discredit their Research.

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  “Thirty academics and advocates from as far away as Australia are calling on John Jay College to examine the sex research done by its accused pimp profs — and to look for more potential victims.”  Here is the letter  So let’s think about why did they decided to use hysterical language like ringleader and pimping when no prostitution was involved,   Also notice… Read more »

Seven Police Officers Charged with Running Eight NY Brothels & then 40 Year old Cop Rapes 15 yr Old Girl

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 Let’s take a closer look at how the media covered this story.   7 NY police officers have been arrested for running 8 NY brothels. They used women from Central America  and yet the media doesn’t mention the word trafficking. This shows how much prosecutors and the police control the narrative in the media, because usually when a few sex… Read more »

COYOTE August 2018 Newsletter

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COYOTE August 2018 Newsletter Happy August! We’ve had a busy month planning new campaigns and partnering with other community organizations in Rhode Island, nationally, and globally. In this newsletter, we’ll talk about COYOTE-RI’s work both nationally and in the community, research findings and a report back on sex worker-led actions from #AIDS2018 in Amsterdam, as well as upcoming events and… Read more »

SESTA/FOSTA = DEATH #AIDS2018

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The USA Further Endangers Sex Workers and Threatens Internet Freedoms. Sex Workers are dying and are at an increased HIV risk under the recent passing of USA policy (SESTA/FOSTA) with global implications.   The legislation SESTA/FOSTA,  signed by President Trump on April 11th, 2018, shuts down websites where sex workers advertise, and it removes the online safety tools that sex… Read more »