Tag Archives: Health and safety of sex workers

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Watch Out Congress, US Sex Workers are Coming for Their Rights

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Did Congress really think that Sex Workers were gonna just lay down? I have always said that sex workers are some of the most resilient people I know. Last week Bella Robinson, executive director of Coyote RI  (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics) attended a historical US sex worker Summit in LA. It was awesome.  Coyote RI was thrilled that we were recognized… 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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New Posting Options List- Tool Kit- By Coyote RI

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  Coyote RI Supportline 401-525-8757 SWOP USA SUPPORT LINE 877-776-2004 Tool Kit updated 4/15/18 If you want to access some of these sites you will need to use a VPN (Very private network) browser like TOR. We will try to update this list as often as possible. Escorts: Why it’s Important to Read Terms of Use & Privacy Policies Your… Read more »

After FOSTA- Many of the Systems and Institutes that are Supposed to Protect us are Sent to Erase us

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“Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”  “Congress is Tying to Kill Sex Workers and Disconnect Them From their Community and Vital Support Services”  by Bella Robinson, executive director of Coyote RI (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics) April 6th, 2018 FOSTA (Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act) is a war on poor women.  This hate crime is being sponsored by… Read more »

FOSTA Passes in the Senate: CityVibe & The Erotic Review Shuts Down

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FOSTA (Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act)  Passes in the Senate:  CityVibe & The Erotic Review Shuts Down I never dreamed the collateral damage of Fosta would appear so quickly.  Trump hasn’t even signed it into law yet and yet it seems cityvibe.com has closed without warning.   FOSTA Passes Senate, Making Prostitution Ads a Federal Crime Against Objections from DOJ and Trafficking Victims –… Read more »