Tag Archives: Harm Reduction

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 »

Investigating Drug Stigma and the Fake Hysteria Created by Prisons so they can Increase their Profits.

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Katie Mulvaney who is a staff writer at the Providence Journal wrote the article below. She seems to buy into what government officials tell her, rather than investigating and reporting a more realistic view of the story. An Unknown substance found at women’s unit at ACI; 8 hospitalized for testing This is the same fake hysteria they just used in PA to… Read more »

WAVAW- To The Sex Worker Community – We Owe You An Apology

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    July 18, 2018 To the sex worker community, As an organization, we always say that systems and perpetrators of violence need to be held accountable. This is no different when we have enacted harm ourselves. Today, we’re writing this letter to take accountability. We have taken actions that have caused harm to sex workers, and it is important… Read more »

Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry in the United States 2017

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Policing Modern Day Slavery in RI 2014-2016

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  Coyote RI surveyed 63 RI sex workers from 2014-2016, and 24% of them reported being robbed, raped or assaulted by the police  

After Fosta, It’s like Hunger Games on Sex Workers

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The passing of Fosta (Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act)  is a hate crime. Congress is trying to kill Sex Workers! After FOSTA Slideshow Following the passage of SESTA,  a sex worker-led organization COYOTE-RI conducted an impact survey and documented 260 responses (and growing). The data is still being collected and analyzed, but we have some clear takeaways that must be shared: Of the 260… Read more »