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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 »

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 »

Global Implications Of FOSTA by Meghan Peterson

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On April 11, 2018, the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA) and Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) were signed into law. FOSTA/SESTA outlined new provisions to amend the Communications Decency Act; importantly, they note that websites can be prosecuted if they engage “in the promotion or facilitation of prostitution” or “facilitate traffickers in advertising the sale of unlawful sex… Read more »

Exploring “Craigslist’s Effect on Violence Against Women” January 2019

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  Exploring the groundbreaking study.  Craigslist’s Effect on Violence Against Women  “The ability for sex workers to move indoors and advertise online resulted in less violence/ rape/ female homicide rates and increased the number of workers who became independent sex workers. “  PAGE 14 “We can calculate the number of saved female lives using a back-of-the-envelope calculation. Using the year prior to the… Read more »

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018 Memorial List

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  1) Brandi Seals, a 26-year-old Black transgender woman,  who was a sex worker was murdered  on December 13th, 2017, in Houston TX 2)   Christa Leigh Steel Knudslien, a 42-year-old white transgender woman, who was a sex worker,  was beaten with a hammer and stabbed in the back by her husband, on January 5th, 2018 in Pittsfield, MA 3)  Viccky Gutierrez, a Latina transgender woman in her… 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 cards-in Korean- By Coyote RI

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IF YOU ARE STOPPED BY THE POLICE…KNOW YOUR RIGHTS… 경찰을 만났을 때 나의 권리 알기   STAY CALM, No matter how agitated or hostile the police act, DON”T lose your temper. 침착하세요. 경찰이 당신에게 얼마나 적대적이고 과격하던, 흥분하지 마세요.   ASK THE OFFICER, if you are “BEING ARRESTED OR IF YOU ARE FREE TO GO”. 질문하세요. 당신은 경찰을 대면했을 때… Read more »