sex work

Queens, NY Faces Nordic-Model Sex Work Crackdown

In 2019, the nation's most diverse county narrowly missed a major opportunity to embrace sex work decriminalization. A little less…

May 20, 2020

Barcelona Data Give Snapshot of COVID-19 Impact on HIV-Positive Queer Men

Research from Spain has provided an initial snapshot into how people living with HIV, and specifically queer men, may be…

April 20, 2020

San Antonio’s War on Street-Level Sex Workers

On a late August afternoon, a woman with shoulder-length brown hair asked a passing driver on the west side of…

March 31, 2020

Majority of Surveyed US Voters Support Sex Work Decrim

The sex work decriminalization movement has risen to the status of a mainstream political talking-point—and more than half of voters…

February 3, 2020

Listening to Marginalized Afghan Women: Stories of Survival

Afghan women whose lives involve drug use, sex work or having multiple sexual partners usually keep these parts of their…

October 13, 2019

Trans Justice? End Job Discrimination—And Sex Work Criminalization

On October 8, the United States Supreme Court is considering whether firing a person because of their transgender identity, as…

October 8, 2019

Sinister Motives, Moral Panic Behind Florida’s Persecution of Sex Workers

Bruce Colton, the chief elected prosecutor of Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie Counties in Florida, is anything but…

June 12, 2019

Florida Approves Database to Publish Details of People Who Pay for Sex

The Florida legislature passed legislation within the past week, Senate Bill 540 and House Bill 851, to establish a public…

May 7, 2019

“Hotbed of Corruption”—NY Lawmakers Condemn Sex-Work Policing Amid Calls to Defund Vice Squad

New York state assembly members and senators, as well as a NYC councilmember, are calling on the  NYPD's inspector general…

April 22, 2019

“Unsurprising” Transphobia at Anti-Sex Work Rally in NYC

On March 11, anti-sex work organizations rallied in New York City against the decriminalization of sex work—a movement that has…

March 13, 2019