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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 »

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 »

More Bizarre Happenings. Corrupt Cops, Paying Sex with Strippers & Missing Guns

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  Just weeks after Coyote published their press release “Condemning the City of Providence Police Department’s Raid on the Foxy Lady and the Arrests of 3 Sex Workers” even more bizarre events are unfolding between local cops and sex workers in Rhode Island. One of the former arrested dancers from Foxy Lady’s that led to the club being shut down… 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 »

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 »

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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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  

New Posting Options List- Tool Kit- By Coyote RI

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  Coyote RI Supportline 401-525-8757 SWOP USA SUPPORT LINE 877-776-2004 Tool Kit updated 4/15/18 If you want to access some of these sites you will need to use a VPN (Very private network) browser like TOR. We will try to update this list as often as possible. Escorts: Why it’s Important to Read Terms of Use & Privacy Policies Your… Read more »