Seasonal Site Sabbatical

Seasonal Site Sabbatical : After two incredibly busy years of constant happenings across the nation – and around the world – this site is taking a season off from the sex work and sex traffic discussion to consider the need for continued involvement. See you again in the spring. Thanks for following!

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Today we trade fear for sanctuary

Today we trade fear for sanctuary.

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Michael Angelo Diaz. Violently Attacked When Perceived To Be A Prostitute.

York County, Pennsylvania. A York man apparently upset because he thought his boyfriend was a male prostitute, used a knife to stab his boyfriend multiple times, York City Police said in charging documents.

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Sound Off: The Ethan Zach Trio Sex Work Sessions

Introduction by EJ: Over one year ago, I began working on a “Sex Work” episode for my podcast, The Ethan and Zach Trio. With the aid of my spirit guide, M., I dove in at the intersection of sexuality, labor and law. Together with my co-host Zach, we conducted several hours of interviews with M. and her associates, all of whom possess expertise in the sex industry

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CBS Reality to release documentary on killer Robert Pickton

A new documentary about one of the world’s most savage serial killers examines the grisly murders and resurfaces surveillance footage of his jail cell confession. The killings shocked the world and led in part to Canada decriminalizing prostitution. By Jennifer Smith For Dailymail.com

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J4N Oral Arguments

J4N 1/19 10A Courtroom 426 City of PHL

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Flashback: Florida 1970s

Suspected serial killer ‘Killer Cop’ Gerard John Schaefer profiled on Married with Secrets
5th January 2018 by James Wray

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THXXX Philly dot com!

D/17 PHL Thanks PHILLY dot com, The Daily News and The Inquirer: As allied with the mission of SWOP Behind Bars: “With these efforts we can reduce sexual violence in the US, ameliorate conditions for a marginalized portion of the population, and destigmatize what is a reality for many women.”


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Transgender woman suing Allegheny County Jail opens up about struggles, acceptance

We’re here to help.” Equality PA, a nonprofit working to advance the rights of those who identify as LGBTQ, estimates that 74 percent of transgender Pennsylvanians have reported experiencing some form of harassment at work. The organization says 26 percent of those who identify as transgender have lost a job. In 2016, advocates tracked at least 23 violent deaths of transgender people in the United States, then the most ever recorded, according to the civil rights organization Human Rights Campaign. This year, that number has risen to 27, the HRC said. Williams said that many of her friends did not make it out of their 20s because of violence, suicide or drug overdoses.

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Intersectionality Of Transgender Law and Sex Work Advocacy

“It means decriminalizing sex work so that people can earn a living safely. It means an end to policy and legislation that would label us as criminals simply for who we are, like the bill that almost passed this summer in Texas, where Brandi was murdered. The solution to violence is not harsher sentences for each individual who murders us, but rather to value our lives in the first place.” Isa Noyola, deputy director of Transgender Law Center, the largest national trans-led organization.

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