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Coyote RI COVID Sex Worker Harm Reduction Resource Guide

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Created by @malanasqueendom –  Media inquires to @CoyoteRI Summary General Resources Reproductive & General Health & COVID-19 Working Online Financial Security Mental Health & Disability Full-Service Sex Work International Resources For Allies General Resources Note: Coronavirus is no joke. Do what you can to flatten the curve now, rather than weeks or months from now when it’s too late [link]…. Read more »

Coyote RI 2020 Policy Agenda

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  This Policy Agenda promotes a rights-based approach, whereby consenting adults in the sex industry are neither perpetrators in need of punishment nor victims in need of rescue, but rather individuals with rights who are   free to make their own choices about their bodies and sexual behavior guaranteed all human rights and civil liberties, including the freedom of speech,… Read more »

Notes on Coronavirus and Sex Work Part 01

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This was originally posted by SWOP on their Facebook page  Sex Workers are Advised as a Minimum to Take the Same Precautions as Health Workers Clinical advice is for sex workers to take the same precautions against COVID-19 infection as health care workers. Health care workers are situationally like sex workers as they are in close and continuous contact with… Read more »

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers 2019

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International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers- 10 Years of Organizing Under Criminalization  In 2003, renowned sexologist, educator, and former sex worker Annie Sprinkle organized the first “International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers.” Today we mourn for the 48  sex workers who were lost to violence in 2019 and we renew our commitments to the on-going struggle… Read more »

2019 Red Bandana Award Event

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  Thank you to the Red Bandana Fund for making me one of the three recipients of this year’s award. I am so honored and so humbled. Congrats to Steve Ahlquist and Camilo Viveiros Steve Ahlquist.- below Camilo Viveiros- below The event was a blast. I met a lot of great people to network with. What a wonderful sense of… Read more »

International Sex Workers Day- AMOR’s 2nd Annual Grill-Off

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In honor of International Sex Workers Day, CoyoteRI participated in AMOR’S 2nd annual Grill-Off The AMOR Alliance was formed in 2017 by six grassroots organizations: Providence Youth Student Movement, Direct Action for Rights & Equality, The FANG Collective, COYOTE-RI, The Refugee Dream Center, and Colectivo Sin Fronteras. Check out the participants in this years Grill-Off: 1. Direct Action for Rights & Equality (DARE) 2. Providence Youth Student… Read more »

International Sex Workers Day 2019

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Taking Back the Neighborhood, Rally Against Criminalization; sponsored by Coyote RI June 2nd, 2018 Sophia Wright   Christopher Johnson Bella Robinson of COYOTE RI: Steven and Daniel from PrYSM Michael Galipeau Jesus Holguin Jocelyn DoCouto Catarina Lorenzo   David Veliz Monica Huertas Terri Wright Justice Gaines Vanessa Flores Maldonado MJ Robinson Anthony Hollins John Prince Elena Shih, COYOTE RI Osiris… Read more »

Know Your Rights Cards -Portuguese

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IF YOU ARE STOPPED BY THE POLICE…KNOW YOUR RIGHTS… SE VOCÊ FOR PARADA PELA POLÍCIA… CONHEÇA OS SEUS DIREITOS… STAY CALM, No matter how agitated or hostile the police act, DON” T lose your temper. CONTINUE CALMA, não importa o quão agitada ou hostil a polícia aja. NÃO perca a paciência. ASK THE OFFICER, if you are “BEING ARRESTED OR… Read more »

COYOTE-RI Interviews Scott Cunningham- Baylor University

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  COYOTE uses multiple ways of advocating for better sex work policies. We are sex worker-led and informed by the experiences of people in the sex industry. We partner with community organizations with similar aims in fighting state violence. Additionally, we work closely alongside academics to understand how research can enrich our understandings of community dynamics and make policy recommendations… Read more »

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 »