Tag Archives: SWOP BEHIND BARS

Coalition condemns Cranston Police’s perpetuating anti-Asian violence and whorephobia by charging 11 alleged sex trafficking victims and calling it “rescue”

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Coalition condemns Cranston Police’s perpetuating anti-Asian violence and whorephobia by charging 11 alleged sex trafficking victims and calling it “rescue”    COYOTE RI, in coalition with The Womxn’s Project, and several other organizations, condemns the raids on six Cranston massage parlors on the evening of June 17 and stands with the 11 alleged sex trafficking victims who were charged in… Read more »

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 »

Investigating Drug Stigma and the Fake Hysteria Created by Prisons so they can Increase their Profits.

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Katie Mulvaney who is a staff writer at the Providence Journal wrote the article below. She seems to buy into what government officials tell her, rather than investigating and reporting a more realistic view of the story. An Unknown substance found at women’s unit at ACI; 8 hospitalized for testing This is the same fake hysteria they just used in PA to… 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 »

WHAT TO DO AT AN ICE CHECKPOINT: ESPECIALLY IF YOU’RE A WHITE CITIZEN

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  I saw someone post that they encountered an ICE checkpoint in NYC. Here’s the deal -Border Patrol can verify citizenship within 100 miles of a border or “external boundary.” This includes coastlines, so NYC, Philadelphia, and all of NJ are within the 100-mile zone. -Border patrol can only ask brief questions about citizenship, and they cannot hold you for… 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 »

Travel Advice For Sex Workers & Models

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BORDER COACHING –for Canadian & USA/International models traveling to/from the United States I travel a decent amount, and the more you travel alone, the more they are likely to question you at the border. I heard a few models were turned away at the US border last year when trying to attend XBIZ Miami from Canada. They stated they were… Read more »

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 2/22/2021 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. Reevaluating your relationship with social media post-Fosta/Sesta: Escorts: Why it’s Important to Read… Read more »

After FOSTA- Many of the Systems and Institutes that are Supposed to Protect us are Sent to Erase us

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“Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”  “Congress is Tying to Kill Sex Workers and Disconnect Them From their Community and Vital Support Services”  by Bella Robinson, executive director of Coyote RI (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics) April 6th, 2018 FOSTA (Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act) is a war on poor women.  This hate crime is being sponsored by… Read more »