In the Press

2013

Press Releases:

Canada, Sex Professionals of Canada

Canada, PEERS Victoria: DEC. 17 SEX WORKERS AND THEIR ALLIES MARCH TO END VIOLENCE

Canada, POWER Ottowa: Ottowa-Area Sex Workers Mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers/Supreme Court Ruling Imminent

Canada, HIV Community Link

Canada, Native Youth Sexual Health Network: Responding to the Violence of Ongoing Colonialism on December 17th: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

United States, Women with a Vision

Europe, La Strada International, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Europe, ICRSE – SWAN – TAMPEP joint statement

United Kingdom, Avon & Sommerset Police Crime Commissioner, Avon & Sommerset PCC Supports Piorneering Scheme on International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

United Kingdom, South House

Media Coverage & Op-Eds

US

Alaska Dispatch - Jerzy Shedlock, Advocacy Group Hopes to Rewrite Alaska’s Sex Trafficking Laws, Make Sex Workers Safer

Bitch Magazine: On Our Radar – Feminist News Roundup

Gambit – Missy Wilkinson, A Second Line Parade Honors Sex Workers Lost to Violence

Edge Boston - Winnie McCroy, The 11th International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

The Hairpin - Jia Tolentino, In many states, including Louisiana, police are permitted to use carrying condoms as evidence of prostitution

Huffington Post – James Nichols, Sex Workers Outreach Project Rallies for Victims of Violence

LA Times – Susan Rohwer, Are sex workers’ Lives Worth Less than Everyone Else’s?

KGNU (Denver Community radio) – Morning Mag

Nerve – Kate Hakala, Why We Celebrate International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers

Sin City Siren - International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers: In a civilized society, every person gets basic human rights

Slixa - Siouxsie Q, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Vice Magazine – Is Montreal’s Mayor Serious About a Massage Parlor Crackdown? 

Washington Post – Samantha Majic, What Prostitutes Can Teach the Canadian Government

Maggie McNeil, Honoring our Dead

SheRights, Sex Work Is Work

Canada

The Globe and Mail – Kyle Kirkup, With Sex-Work Ruling, Supreme Court Can be on the Right Side of History

Rabble News – Chanelle Gallant, Sex Workers Around the World Fight Back to End Violence and Create Justice

UK

Liberal Democrat Voice – James Shaddock, As Liberals, We Must Stand Up for Sex workers

The F-Word: Contemporary UK Feminists – Guest Post by Molly (SWOU)

Ruth Jacobs

 Yemisi Ilesanmi, Sex Workers Need Rights, Not Rescue!

Europe

Turkey: Başka Haber, 17 Aralık Seks İşçilerine Yönelik Şiddetle Mücadele Günü: “Seks İşçisiyim Diye Beni Öldüremezsin”

Australia

ABC Australia - Simon Lauder, Sex Workers Take Fight Against Criminalization to the Streets (Interview)

Africa

Kenya: Ghetto Radio - Claret Adiambo, Sex Workers Mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

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  • National Center for Transgender Equality and many many organizations signed a letter on behalf of December 17th.

 

 

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