U.S. Media Ignores International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

December 17th 2016 officially marked the thirteenth anniversary of the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.

Most likely, you have never heard about this day if you live in the U.S. because the American media doesn’t cover this topic.

Article by Brian Saady. “Crying Liberty” copyright: Deborah Gross- Zuchman http://www.deborahzuchman.comMore U.S. Media Ignores International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

We Remember: Maya Young

EPGN: Community mourns stabbing victim Maya Young Paige Cooperstein February 25, 2016 Maya Young asked Anthony Harper for the time six years ago while she was walking in the Gayborhood. It was a simple question that spawned a long friendship. “I noticed the birthmark on her cheek and told her it was beautiful,” Harper told PGN through his … More We Remember: Maya Young

True Stories from the World’s Oldest Profession

SEX for SALE Friday November 18th 2016: Christ Church Neighborhood Theater in Old City Neighborhood, Philadelphia  Sex For Sale: True Stories from the World’s Oldest Profession First Person Arts DATE Fri., Nov. 18 TIME Doors at 7:30PM, Show at 8PM LOCATION Christ Church Neighborhood House Theater (20 N. American St., Philadelphia, PA 19106) Near the … More True Stories from the World’s Oldest Profession

Quantifying Violence: Frankford Kensington 19124

Inspired by Rickie Morgan’s murder to get the stats on the Frankford / Kensington street violence, here’s the deal: By conducting public records searches we are seeing zip code per zip code where the violence in Philadelphia is happening and how. All research costs are paid for by sex workers for sex workers. 01 June … More Quantifying Violence: Frankford Kensington 19124

NSWP: Researching Sex Worker Rights as Human Rights

GLOBAL NETWORK OF SEX WORK PROJECTS (NSWP)  NSWP Global D/17 Announcement from 2015: Today (12/17/2015) marks the 12th annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. For twelve years, sex workers have used this day to highlight the need for action to end violence against sex workers. The issues faced by sex workers vary … More NSWP: Researching Sex Worker Rights as Human Rights

2015 Murders Included Philly Fam

   DECEMBER 17th 2015: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers  in affiliation with Project SAFE, and the Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee (RSCC).  Great job, SKY! And thank you to the members of the  Erotic Literary Salon (ELS) who attended the rally!Our heartfelt sympathy for the families of: Kiesha Jenkins, and London Chanel.SWOP-Philly had … More 2015 Murders Included Philly Fam

Want To Get Involved? Annie Sprinkle’s Ten Ways to Participate in December 17th

 For Annie’s full letter please visit: december17.org Organize a vigil/memorial/gathering in your town. Simply choose a place and time. Invite people to bring their stories, writings, thoughts, related news items, poems, lists of victims, performances, and memories. Take turns sharing. Organize or attend a candlelight vigil in a public place. Do something at home alone … More Want To Get Involved? Annie Sprinkle’s Ten Ways to Participate in December 17th