Site icon December 17th 2022 The 19th Annual Intl Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers

Dec 17th #IDTEVASW 2022 US Prostitutes Collective

December 17th on Saturday December 10th

With  a very special radio interview opening the venue Monday, December 5th!

Tune in to KPFA on Monday, December 5, to Letters and Politics with Mitch Jeserich for an interview with Selma James of the Global Women’s Strike. The interview will be aired at either 10.08am or 10:30. Pacific Time.

Selma will speak about the historic 1982 occupation of the Holy Cross Church by sex workers in London. She was their spokeswoman at the time and participated in the 12 day occupation. Their banner outside the church said “Mothers need Money: End Police Illegality and Racism.” An event in San Francisco on Saturday, December 10, will show video clips of the occupation followed by a panel discussion.  See below.  


Hookers in the House of the Lord

St. Francis Lutheran Church – 152 Church Street – San Francisco

Saturday, December 10th – 2pm-3:30pm

Wheelchair accessible ●Childcare

Livestream link to tune into the event

Throughout many decades, sex workers have taken sanctuary in churches to bring to public attention the brutal impact of criminalization and to protest police illegality and racism. Mothers were at the forefront of these struggles 

 

Speakers confirmed include: 

 Pastor Bea Chun, St Francis Lutheran Church  Rachel West, US PROStitutes Collective 

 Jane Welford, Global Women’s Strike • Nell Myhand, Women of Color/GWS, Poor People’s Campaign

Endorsing organizations to date include: California Interfaith Power and Light; Chiapas Support Committee; Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education & Research Project; Liberated Lens Film Collective; National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter; Rad Mission Neighbors; Raging Grannies Action League; San Francisco Living Wage Coalition; San Francisco Night Ministry; Sex Workers Advocacy Project, UC Davis; St James Infirmary; SWOP Behind Bars, Inc; Western Regional Advocacy Project.

Tune in to KPFA on Monday, December 5, to Letters and Politics with Mitch Jeserich for an interview with Selma James of the Global Women’s Strike. The interview will be aired at either 10.08am or 10:30. Selma will speak about the historic 1982 occupation of the Holy Cross Church by sex workers in London. She was their spokeswoman at the time and participated in the 12 day occupation. Their banner outside the church said “Mothers need Money: End Police Illegality and Racism.” An event in San Francisco on Saturday, December 10, will show video clips of the occupation followed by a panel discussion.  See below.  

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