Tag Archives: Sex Trafficking

‘They Don’t Want to Include Women Like Me.’ Sex Workers Say They’re Being Left Out of the #MeToo Movement

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‘They Don’t Want to Include Women Like Me.’ Sex Workers Say They’re Being Left Out of the #MeToo Movement By SAMANTHA COONEY Like millions of others, Melony Hill took to social media last fall to say “me too.” The 36-year-old Baltimore resident disclosed on Facebook and on her blog in October that she had experienced sexual violence. But rather than receiving an outpouring of support, Hill said… Read more »

Sex Workers Decry ‘Moral Panic’ Over Human Trafficking by Victoria Mckenzie

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Sex Workers Decry ‘Moral Panic’ Over Human Trafficking by Victoria Mckenzie At the height of national outrage over what government officials and activists call a human trafficking “epidemic,” sex workers are challenging what they say are misleading and harmful efforts to link prostitution to sex trafficking. “People have used this moral panic, this idea that there is a trafficking epidemic,… Read more »

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 »

Las Vegas Women’s March Includes Sex Workers- 2018

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Las Vegas Women March Includes Sex Workers I am a mother, I am a grandmother, I am a great-grandmother, and I am a sex worker. As I stand here today, I look out and wonder how many of us, intentionally or unintentionally, place our boots on our sisters’ necks? That under the crushing weight of patriarchy, we divide, we separate,… Read more »

Women March Rhode Island Includes Sex Workers #WMWRI18

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  Women March Rhode Island Includes Sex Workers #WMWRI18   Coyote RI was one of the many local organizations who tabled at RI Women’s March. We had a 60 people sign up for our email list, and over 100 people stopped at our table.  We engaged with strippers from Westerly, and we had students from 3 universities and several communities members… 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 »

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 »