Tag Archives: Harm Reduction

Open Letter to Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

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  Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: June 30th, 2020  We are writing to you today in opposition to the EARN IT Act- Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (The EARN IT ACT) Senate Bill 3398. We urge you not to support or co-sponsor the EARN IT Act, which the Judiciary Committee is voting on next Thursday, July 2nd, 2020.  This… Read more »

What Are Your COVID Rules?

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If you can’t stay locked down forever, what should you do? Again, I want to specify that in this essay I am saying *What I will do and what I think is wise.  You will obviously, have to make your own choices and take your own actions. The basic question to ask yourself is this – how much am I… Read more »

Coyote RI COVID Sex Worker Harm Reduction Resource Guide

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Created by a former intern Malana   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]. If you… 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 »

The 2018 USA International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Event List

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  Atlanta GA Atlanta SWerfs and Allies-  December 17th, 2018 @ 6 pm Vigil @ 4425 Fulton Industrial Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30341 Anchorage, AK 12/16/2018 @ 6 pm to 9 pm 233 E 5th Ave Anchorage AK 9950 Asheville, NC 12/17/2018 @ 7pm-9pm  More info and RSVP Here SWOP Baltimore, MD 12/17/2018 6 pm – 8:30 pm More information and RSVP on… Read more »

Know Your Rights Cards (English)

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IF YOU ARE STOPPED BY THE POLICE…KNOW YOUR RIGHTS… 1) STAY CALM, No matter how agitated or hostile the police act, DON”T lose your temper. 2) ASK THE OFFICER, if you are “BEING ARRESTED OR IF YOU ARE FREE TO GO”. 3) DON”T TALK: TEll the police officer that, “YOU WOULD LIKE TO INVOKE YOUR RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT” 4) DO NOT WRITE OR… Read more »

How to be an Ally to Sex Workers (Korean)

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How To Be An Ally to Sex Workers-  Coyote RI 성노동자와 연대하는 법 1) Don’t Assume that you know why a person is in the sex industry.  Most people make a choice to enter the sex industry because it is the best option for them.  Many sex workers only have to work a few hours a week because sex work… Read more »

如何成为性工作者的支持者 — Coyote RI- (How to Be an Ally to Sex Workers) Mandarin Chinese

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  How To Be An Ally to Sex Workers-  Coyote RI 如何成为性工作者的支持者 — Coyote RI 1) Don’t Assume that you know why a person is in the sex industry.  Most people make a choice to enter the sex industry because it is the best option for them.  Many sex workers only have to work a few hours a week because… Read more »

Know your Rights Card COYOTE RI ( Mandarin Chinese)

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Know your Rights Card COYOTE 罗德岛:权利须知卡 IF YOU ARE STOPPED BY THE POLICE…KNOW YOUR RIGHTS… 当你被警察拦住时,记住你的权利…   STAY CALM, No matter how agitated or hostile the police act, DON”T lose your temper. 保持冷静,无论警察表现得有多粗鲁和凶狠,不要对警察发脾气。   ASK THE OFFICER, if you are “BEING ARRESTED OR IF YOU ARE FREE TO GO”. 向警察询问,“你现在是否被逮捕,还是可以离开”。   DON”T TALK: TEll the police officer that, “YOU WOULD LIKE… Read more »