Tag Archives: Modern Day Slavery

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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Whitewashing Abolition: Race, Displacement, and Combating Human Trafficking

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Since the passing of the 2000 UN Palermo Protocol, efforts to combat human trafficking have received concerted attention from global governance agencies, nation-states, civil society, academic institutions, faith communities, the private sector, and even Hollywood actors and NFL quarterbacks. Brown University’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) Human Trafficking research cluster, founded in 2015, situates these interventions… Read more »

‘They Don’t Want to Include Women Like Me.’ Sex Workers Say They’re Being Left Out of the #MeToo Movement

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‘They Don’t Want to Include Women Like Me.’ Sex Workers Say They’re Being Left Out of the #MeToo Movement By SAMANTHA COONEY Like millions of others, Melony Hill took to social media last fall to say “me too.” The 36-year-old Baltimore resident disclosed on Facebook and on her blog in October that she had experienced sexual violence. But rather than receiving an outpouring of support, Hill said… Read more »

Sex Workers Decry ‘Moral Panic’ Over Human Trafficking by Victoria Mckenzie

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Sex Workers Decry ‘Moral Panic’ Over Human Trafficking by Victoria Mckenzie At the height of national outrage over what government officials and activists call a human trafficking “epidemic,” sex workers are challenging what they say are misleading and harmful efforts to link prostitution to sex trafficking. “People have used this moral panic, this idea that there is a trafficking epidemic,… Read more »

‘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 »

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 »

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 »