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SWOP Has a New Ombudsperson!

By |2018-02-16T21:24:29+00:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hello! My name is Sangam and I am excited to be stepping in to the role of Ombudsperson for SWOP-USA. Having been involved in sex work community advocacy for some time now, I've long respected the work SWOP does and am happy to join in it. For me, supporting sex workers' rights is an important way [...]

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Sex Workers Outreach Project is seeking Community Advisory Board members (Paid Position)

By |2018-02-01T18:06:18+00:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP) – USA is inviting applications for Community Advisory Board (CAB) members to help direct SWOP-USA ‘s Anti-Racism and Anti Oppression (AR/AO) training. We are currently seeking 3 individuals for this advisory board. These positions on the CAB are compensated at $20/hour. Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA is a national social justice network [...]

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Sex Workers Included in National Women’s March

By |2018-01-16T23:04:49+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

We are so thrilled that sex workers have been asked to be included in the planning process for the Women's March in Las Vegas on January 21st. Not only have sex workers been involved in the preliminary event coordination, but representatives from SWOP-USA and Desiree Alliance will be speaking during the rally. Last year, sex workers [...]

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SWOP USA International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Press Release 2017

By |2017-12-17T21:46:44+00:00December 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

SWOP USA INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST SEX WORKERS PRESS RELEASE 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: SWOP-USA Communications Director/Dec 17th Coordinater ~ Briq House Briq@swopusa.org This 3rd weekend of December 2017, Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP USA), and all it's chapters, joins individuals and organizations around the world in honoring International Day to End Violence [...]

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Fact Sheet: A guide to choosing a sex worker-affirmative therapist

By |2017-12-03T15:53:18+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Fact Sheets, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Finding a sex worker-affirmative therapist Due to the stigma of sex work, sex workers can be vulnerable to microaggressions, minority stress and may experience discrimination when they access basic services, like healthcare or therapy. As such, this guide is intended to help people with sex work experience in finding a mental health professional that approaches sex [...]

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Statement: Department of Homeland Security potentially puts millions of Sex Workers and Patrons in danger by raiding Eros.com

By |2017-11-10T23:21:51+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Statement: US Government potentially puts millions of Sex Workers and Patrons in Danger by raiding Eros.com  Contact: Briq House- Communications Director- Swop-USA                                                                        [...]

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RESEARCH SUMMARY  | The effects of language &  identity of sex work on stigma & the sex workers’ rights movement

By |2017-09-19T14:24:29+00:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Katie Bloomquist, Vice President SWOP-USA and Eric Sprankle, PsyD Background Sex work stigma is well-documented (e.g., Koken, 2012), and one effort among the multidisciplinary and intersectional sex workers’ rights movement is to correct stigmatizing language used in the media when reporting on sex workers (Schulte & Hammes, 2017). This multi-phase project examined the impact and importance [...]

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SWOP-USA stands in opposition of disguised internet censorship bill SESTA, S. 1963

By |2017-09-16T17:43:42+00:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Call to action, Uncategorized|

08/11/17 Contact Briq House: Communications Director, SWOP USA - Briq@swopusa.org Senator Rob Portman has introduced a bill to congress that would be detrimental to Sex Workers, small businesses, and tech giants alike. The Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act or SESTA, S. 1963, however cleverly titled, is not at all what it claims to be. It boasts of [...]

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National Transgender HIV Testing Day

By |2017-04-20T03:50:37+00:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Events, Uncategorized|

Tuesday,  April 18 was National Transgender HIV Testing Day. Organized by the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, the day is "designed to recognize the importance of routine HIV testing, status awareness and continued focus on HIV prevention and treatment efforts among transgender people." Watch the invitation video with Miss Major, a Desiree Alliance Conference keynote [...]

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