Tag Archives: Human Rights

‘We’re sex workers and we vote’: Women’s March event shines light on a marginalized group”

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Arielle Aquinas, an adult-film actress and former professional dominatrix, attends the Power to the Polls rally in Las Vegas to speak out for sex-worker rights. (Photo: Ronda Churchill for Yahoo Lifestyle) Of the many, many impactful statements made onstage at the Women’s March Power to the Polls event in Las Vegas on Sunday, one stood out for the uniqueness of its voice in… Read more »

Best Practices for Connecting “People Involved in the Sex Industry” with Services by Coyote RI

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Best Practices for Connecting “People Involved in the Sex Industry” with Services by Coyote RI Our Mission is to provide a nonjudgmental, safe and supportive environment that allows “the client” time to decide what they want next and what steps they need to take to get gain stability.   Our goal is to provide enough information and support in hopes that… Read more »

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS is the Decriminalization of Sex Work

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  All I want for Christmas is the decriminalization of sex work because it’s the gift that keeps on giving – not just to me. I’m not being selfish, even though it would benefit me as a sex worker in the US  where sex work is criminalized. For me, decriminalization would mean I have the same workplace rights as every… Read more »

Memorial List 2017- USA

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International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers   Memorial List 2017  USA   Memorial Slideshow   Diana Hemmingway 46 years-old, South FL, December 20th, 2016 Patricia Phelps aka Peppermint Patty,  48 years old,  Anchorage, Alaska,  August 11, 2017 Jessica Newcomb, 21 years old, Mobile AL, June 16th, 2017  Isabell Pam 43 years old, Huntsville, Al, Feb 26th Jennifer Ann Wilson,   50… Read more »

WHAT DO SEX WORKERS WANT?

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WHAT DO SEX WORKERS WANT? Decriminalization, Labor Rights, Anti-discrimination Legislation Sex workers want consensual adult sex work to be decriminalized.  We demand our right to agency and our labor rights, and we demand discrimination and hate crime legislation.  After we accomplish these goals it will still take several decades for public perception to change and to erase the stigma, as… Read more »

Coyote’s Letter To Women’s March 2017

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Coyote’s Letter To Women’s March 2017 Call off Your Old Tired Ethics (Coyote RI) appreciates the support of the Women’s March for sex workers’ rights.  We represent the many intersections that cross this profession and continuously strive to include those voices in our work. We have concerns over the erasure of the entire statement of your support.  We are also… Read more »

International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers

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International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics (Coyote RI)  joins sex workers, allies and advocates from around the world in recognizing December 17th, as International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers.  As we approach Dec 17th, we come together to publicly honor sex workers that we have lost to violence and we renew… Read more »

Open Letter To Open Society Foundation- Nov 2017

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November 3rd, 2017 Open Letter To Open Society: So while I think that it is wonderful that OS is providing grant opportunities in Europe. I wonder why OS in the US is throwing sex workers under the bus. It would be wonderful if OS in Europe’s could help educate them. Sex Work, Health, and Human Rights in Europe The backstory:… Read more »

How To Be An Ally to Sex Workers- Coyote RI

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How To Be An Ally to Sex Workers-  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 sex work pays a lot… Read more »

Coyote Howls- 3rd Edition San Francisco Sex Workers Battle For Rights, Legitimacy

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Coyote Howls- 3rd Edition San Francisco Sex Workers Battle For Rights, Legitimacy