Tag Archives: Bella Robinson

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 »

The Other Legalization: A Sex Worker’s Dream for Decriminalization in Rhode Island

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  Every Wednesday night she parks her tangerine Nissan Rogue inside the faded lines of the lot by the McDonalds and Dunkin Donuts on Broad Street, a spot she says the working girls often visit between shifts. It’s eighteen degrees tonight and her truck is one of the few stragglers in the glazed parking lot. It’s supposed to snow any… 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 »

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 »

WHAT TO DO AT AN ICE CHECKPOINT: ESPECIALLY IF YOU’RE A WHITE CITIZEN

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  I saw someone post that they encountered an ICE checkpoint in NYC. Here’s the deal -Border Patrol can verify citizenship within 100 miles of a border or “external boundary.” This includes coastlines, so NYC, Philadelphia, and all of NJ are within the 100-mile zone. -Border patrol can only ask brief questions about citizenship, and they cannot hold you for… Read more »

Crockor @CrockorUS to the Rescue

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Crockor @CrockorUS to the Rescue. US President Donald Trump signed a combined bill into law known as FOSTA (Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act) SESTA (Stop Enabling Sex-Trafficking Act) in the hope of combating illegal sex trafficking online. The move means that what has been dubbed one of the most important pieces of internet legislation, Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency… Read more »

International Sex Workers Day in RI- June 2nd 2018

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Taking back the neighborhood, Rally Against Criminalization Rally! A huge thank you to Sophia Wright & Ria Moni & Julianna Brown for helping to organize this event. Thank you to Christopher Johnson for being our  MC, and all our volunteers and speakers. A special thank you to our community who came out to support sex workers rights. We arrived at Roger Williams Memorial… Read more »

Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry in the United States 2017

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