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SWOP-USA Hiring: Executive Director

January 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on SWOP-USA Hiring: Executive Director

SWOP-USA is announcing the search for our next Executive Director. This position is responsible for overseeing the entire 501c3, growing and developing the network of sex worker organizers and activists, ensuring the financial stability of [...]

TDOR Statement from SWOP USA Board member Alex Corona

November 20th, 2019|Comments Off on TDOR Statement from SWOP USA Board member Alex Corona

Transgender people are beautiful and a magical gift to this world. They should be uplifted, celebrated, and protected by everyone for the courage and strength it takes to live in their truths. Unfortunately, transgender people, [...]

Announcing: The Sacred Whore Line

October 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Announcing: The Sacred Whore Line

I am very pleased to be able to announce the official launch of our Sacred Whore Line today! https://www.sacredwhoreline.org/ This is a growing collaboration between SWOP and queer, trans, people of color doing healing and [...]

Job Announcement: SWOP-USA Chapter and Bookkeeping Associate Director

October 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Job Announcement: SWOP-USA Chapter and Bookkeeping Associate Director

SWOP USA is looking to hire a Chapter and Bookkeeping Associate Director. This position will work closely with the Executive Director and report to the Board of Directors. Experience with Quickbooks Online preferred. This position [...]

Justice & Change: A Sex Worker Institute at Woodhull

August 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Justice & Change: A Sex Worker Institute at Woodhull

Thursday Schedule Thursday Institute 9am: Welcome and Opening Conversation on Beyond Decriminalization Facilitated By: Phoenix Calida & suprimbré We plan to explore the rhetoric around decriminalization, how prosecutors execute it vs how sex workers and [...]

March 3rd – International Sex Workers Rights Day

March 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on March 3rd – International Sex Workers Rights Day

International Sex Worker Rights Day began in 2001 when over 25,000 sex workers gathered in India for a festival organized by a Calcutta-based group called Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (Unstoppable Women’s Synthesis Committee). In 2002, [...]

SWOP Syringe Access Mini-grant application is open!

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on SWOP Syringe Access Mini-grant application is open!

In 2018, SWOP USA launched our harm reduction mini-grants that help supply sex worker outreach programs with supplies and information that reduce adverse consequences of substance use including sterile syringes. We are pleased to announce [...]

Sex Worker Track at Woodhull Summit August 2019

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Sex Worker Track at Woodhull Summit August 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit’s Sex Worker Rights Track A series of workshops on the rights, resilience and wellbeing on people who trade sex August 15 - 18, 2019 Alexandria, VA The Sex [...]

December 17th 2018, New Logo, and Executive Director

September 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on December 17th 2018, New Logo, and Executive Director

2018 has been an incredibly challenging year for so many of our communities - the visibility of white supremacist, rape apologist, and drug user stigma is on the rise. However, sex workers are nothing if [...]

The Real Stripper Report

June 21st, 2018|Comments Off on The Real Stripper Report

THE REAL STRIPPER REPORT: A NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF CURRENT WORKERS IN THE MINNEAPOLIS STRIPPING INDUSTRY A Collaboration Between SWOP-Minneapolis, Minnesota State University, & Sex Workers Outreach Project - USA Background After learning about possible new [...]