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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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Fact Sheet: Minority Stress and Sex Work – Understanding stress and internalized stigma

By |2017-05-01T03:57:02+00:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Educational, Fact Sheets, Information, Print Outs|Tags: , , , |

Download this resource:  Fact Sheet | Minority Stress & Sex Work (pdf) Year: 2017 Title: Minority Stress and Sex Work - Understanding stress and internalized stigma Authors: SWOP-USA (Katie Bloomquist) This fact sheet discusses the concept of minority stress--chronically high levels of stress faced by members of stigmatized minority groups--as it relates to sex workers. It [...]

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Fact Sheet: Celebrating Pride – Intersections between the GLBTQ and Sex Work Community

By |2017-05-01T03:11:49+00:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|Tags: , , |

Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: Celebrating Pride - Intersections between the GLBTQ and Sex Work Community Authors: SWOP-USA This fact sheet discusses the intersection between sex work and the LGBTQ community, including common issues affecting LGBTQ sex workers. Developed as a GLBT Pride Handout in June, 2016, this is a great resource to add to [...]

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Fact Sheet: HIV & Sex Work

By |2017-05-01T03:05:46+00:00May 15th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|Tags: , |

Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: HIV & Sex Work Authors: SWOP-USA and Desiree Alliance Sex workers are recognized by the World Health Organization, along with other major health and human rights organizations, as one of four key populations in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. They are not recognized as a key population in the United [...]

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Fact Sheet: Sex Work & Sexual Violence

By |2017-05-01T02:57:12+00:00December 4th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|Tags: , |

Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2015 Title: Sex Work & Sexual Assault: Criminalization, Stigma, and Vulnerability Authors: SWOP-USA Sex workers experience high levels of sexual violence, in the U.S. and globally. they also frequently experience victim blaming, exclusion from victim funds and services, and violence at the hands of police. This fact sheet, Developed for International Day [...]

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Fact Sheet: Violence Against Trans Sex Workers

By |2017-05-01T03:04:17+00:00November 10th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Fact Sheets, Print Outs|Tags: , , |

Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2015 Title: Violence Against Trans Sex Workers: Intersections of Gender Identity, Race, Class, and Criminalization Authors: SWOP-USA Trans individuals, especially trans women and trans women of color, face particular structural and interpersonal violence stemming from intersectional marginalization based on race, class, gender identity, and engagement in street-based economies and the sex trade. [...]

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