Tag Archives: Someone I love Is A Sex Worker

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 »

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  

Addressing Propaganda on Super Bowl Sex Trafficking-2018

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Women news should lose all credibility for publishing this nonsense   As far “Super Bowl Weekend – Where Sex Traffickers Win” by Vednita Carter,    Why are Swerfs (Sex worker exclusionary radical feminism) and Terfs ( Trans-exclusionary radical feminism so willing to throw poor women under the bus just so they can profit off their trafficking NGOs. Every year we prove that there… Read more »

Update from the Ninth Circuit ESPLERP v GASCON (#16-15927) Jan 2018

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Today we announced that we have filed a petition in the Ninth Circuit for a rehearing “en banc” (before an eleven-judge panel) asking the full Ninth Circuit Court to reconsider the dismissal of ESPLERP v Gascon [case #16-15927], which challenged California’s anti-prostitution law Penal Code 647(b) on the grounds that it is unconstitutional. You can read the latest filing and… 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 »

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 »