December 17th IDTEVASW 2020

A first of its kind virtual gathering for active and retired workers and allies hosted by SWOP Behind Bars. International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers 2020 Drop In Memorial Online Join SWOP Behind Bars for a community hosted event from 9am to midnight on Thursday December 17, 2020. Drop in anytime. Names will [...]

But she was a sex worker

But she was a sex worker: Samuel Little, America's deadliest serial killer, dies at 80. The Washington PostIn San Diego in 1984, police caught Little in the act. Searching for a suspected rapist, they found Little still zipping up his pants as he emerged from a car where a Black woman lay bloody, seemingly dead. [...]

We Remember: Rickie Jolene Morgan

Part Two of our December 17th - International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers series. podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/all-in-a-days-sex-work/id1495979113

December 17th All December: All In A Days (Sex) Work Podcast

December 17th is International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. Started in Seattle in 2003 by Dr. Annie Sprinkle and SWOP-USA as a tribute to the victims of the Green River Killer, December 17th has become a global movement. Here at All In A Day’s (Sex) Work, we will observe December 17th by telling 17 stories. Every day between now and the 17th, I’ll post a mini episode in rememberance of a sex worker lost to violence. On the 17th, SWOP-Behind Bars will be hosting a 24-hour online vigil which is open to the public.

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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2020

Every five years the United Nations reviews the human rights record of the United States in its totality in a process called the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Sex workers and trans people have been able to use this process to bring attention to human rights abuses. Join Penelope Saunders (BPPP), Monica Jones (the Outlaw Project), NJRUA, the Black Sex Worker Collective, and Cris Sardina (Desiree Alliance) to learn about what recommendations our communities would like to see made by the international community when the US is held accountable by the United Nations