Tag Archives: Sex Work

How Many Sex Trafficking Headlines are Bogus? Lots of them!

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International Sex Workers’ Rights Day’s history goes back to 2001 when over 25,000 sex workers gathered in India for a festival despite efforts from prohibitionist groups who tried to prevent it taking place by pressuring the government to revoke their permit. Sex worker groups across the world have subsequently celebrated the day as International Sex Workers’ Rights Day. So in… Read more »

The Real Story About Robert Kraft’s Prostitution Arrest

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Let’s unpack this headline Robert Kraft’s Prostitution Arrest Isn’t Just A Tabloid Scandal — Especially For The Women There is no evidence that the women were trafficked, or lured in with the promise of other jobs. Let’s not forget when the K girls were arrested in Seattle, the cops said these women just don’t understand that they are victims.  … Read more »

Anti Prostitution Lobby Attacks John Jay College Professors to Discredit their Research.

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  “Thirty academics and advocates from as far away as Australia are calling on John Jay College to examine the sex research done by its accused pimp profs — and to look for more potential victims.”  Here is the letter  So let’s think about why did they decided to use hysterical language like ringleader and pimping when no prostitution was involved,   Also notice… Read more »

Seven Police Officers Charged with Running Eight NY Brothels & then 40 Year old Cop Rapes 15 yr Old Girl

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 Let’s take a closer look at how the media covered this story.   7 NY police officers have been arrested for running 8 NY brothels. They used women from Central America  and yet the media doesn’t mention the word trafficking. This shows how much prosecutors and the police control the narrative in the media, because usually when a few sex… Read more »

COYOTE August 2018 Newsletter

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COYOTE August 2018 Newsletter Happy August! We’ve had a busy month planning new campaigns and partnering with other community organizations in Rhode Island, nationally, and globally. In this newsletter, we’ll talk about COYOTE-RI’s work both nationally and in the community, research findings and a report back on sex worker-led actions from #AIDS2018 in Amsterdam, as well as upcoming events and… 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 »

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  

Travel Advice For Sex Workers & Models

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BORDER COACHING –for Canadian & USA/International models traveling to/from the United States I travel a decent amount, and the more you travel alone, the more they are likely to question you at the border. I heard a few models were turned away at the US border last year when trying to attend XBIZ Miami from Canada. They stated they were… Read more »

US Sex Workers Affected #AfterFosta- Next Steps

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Understanding Sesta & Fosta (Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act) March 22st, 2018 The war on US sex worker is real and it’s on steroids.  Cityvibe.com shut down yesterday, The Erotic Review removed all their US escort ads today and then   Reddit’s like r/hooker Indie forum, Parts of Verify Him,  and Craigslist just shut down their dating section.  On March 23rd, 2018 our community lost Men4rent.com  … Read more »