Sex Worker Rights Summit Pens ‘National Sex Worker Anti-Criminalization Principles’

Sex Worker Rights Summit Pens ‘National Sex Worker Anti-Criminalization Principles’

Following unprecedented involvement during the International Whores’ Day actions that took place June 1-2 in numerous cities across the nation, a summit of sex workers, survivors, and advocates met late last month to discuss the next steps for the sex workers rights movement in the United States. The group published an important piece of educational […]

 

Brett Rossi: When Will Sex Workers Get Our #MeToo Moment?

Brett Rossi: When Will Sex Workers Get Our #MeToo Moment?

Brett Rossi is a model, entertainer, dancer, pornographic actress, and stand-up comedian based in Los Angeles. Over the past seven months, we’ve experienced a public reckoning surrounding sexual assault and harassment, particularly in the workplace. Today, #MeToo is much more than a hashtag, it’s an internationally recognized movement—one that will likely go down in history […]

 

Tracy Elise update: Leader of Phoenix Goddess Temple convicted of prostitution

Tracy Elise update: Leader of Phoenix Goddess Temple convicted of prostitution

PHOENIX – The leader of the Phoenix Goddess Temple that offered spiritual and touch-based She also was convicted of six counts of pandering and one count each of conspiracy to commit illegal control of an enterprise, illegal control of an enterprise, prostitution and operating a house of prostitution. Elise is scheduled to be sentenced on […]

 

Met officer pleads guilty to voyeurism after filming sex workers

Met officer pleads guilty to voyeurism after filming sex workers

A Metropolitan police officer who filmed himself having sex with dozens of sex workers has been placed on the sex offenders register for five years after pleading guilty to three counts of voyeurism relating to 18 sex workers he filmed covertly. Police found 202 movie clips on his computer. In 132 of them, the women […]

 

House bill looks to decriminalize NH prostitution

House bill looks to decriminalize NH prostitution

CONCORD – A representative is hoping to pass a bill that would legalize prostitution in New Hampshire for consenting adults. 1st term Rep. Elizabeth Edwards of Manchester said her bill was influenced by an Amnesty International study that supports worldwide legalization for sex workers. “Sex workers are not able to negotiate and organize for their […]

 

Transgender sex workers are mistreated by the institutions that are supposed to help them

Transgender sex workers are mistreated by the institutions that are supposed to help them

Transgender people, especially trans people of color, face devastating levels of discrimination in all walks of life. They experience dramatically higher rates of poverty, homelessness, mental health problems, harassment, and discrimination than other groups. But for transgender people who work in the sex trade, these problems are even worse. A new report takes a look […]

 

Kenyan ‘Jack the Ripper’ hunted as 10 mutilated sex workers found dead in Nakuru

Kenyan ‘Jack the Ripper’ hunted as 10 mutilated sex workers found dead in Nakuru

Ten female sex workers have been murdered in the city of Nakuru and several of the victims were disfigured and had their private parts removed, local media has reported. Other reports raised the possibilities that a Mungiki gang, a banned organisation that rejects Western values and religions and fights against modernisation of Kenya, could be […]

 

Turning sex workers into criminals is no solution

Turning sex workers into criminals is no solution

If, as it is often said, sex work is the world’s oldest profession, then what to do about it has to be one of humanity’s most long-standing sources of angst. The debate – legal, philosophical, religious, societal – has been sparked anew by Amnesty International’s call to decriminalize sex work involving consenting adults. The human […]

 

Sheri’s Ranch Sex Workers Train for Sex Marathon

Sheri’s Ranch Sex Workers Train for Sex Marathon

August 4th, 2015 / Pahrump, Nevada – Las Vegas-area adult resort and legal brothel Sheri’s Ranch posted an article on the company’s blog about the crucial relationship between prostitution and fitness, detailing the lengths sex workers go in order to stay in shape for the parade of men, women, and couples booking their services. Licensed […]

 
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