The US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS) is a multiracial network of women who work or have worked in different areas of the sex industry. Founded in 1982, US PROS campaigns for the decriminalization of prostitution and for justice, protection and resources so that no woman, young person or man is forced into prostitution through poverty or violence.
We killed SB 1204! Sex workers and supporters mobilized forcefully and successfully against a bill in the California legislature Senate Bill SB 1204. The Bill would have expanded the definition of pandering and further criminalized sex workers and anyone associating … Continue reading →
East Bay Express November 14, 2015, By Sam Levin @SamTLevin; In the spring of 2011, an officer with the Marin County Sheriff’s Office contacted a female escort via an adult erotic website to arrange a session. “Do you have time for me … Continue reading →
*************STOP PRESS************* Sex workers and supporters in Sacramento Tuesday to oppose SB 1388 Contact: Rachel West, US PROStitutes Collective 415-640-4250 & Maxine Doogan, Erotic Service Providers Union 415-265-3302 On Tuesday June 24, 2014, sex worker groups and others will be … Continue reading →
Action Alert! Action Alert! Action Alert! Urgent action is needed to stop SB 1388, a bill currently in the California Assembly Public Safety Committee which will increase danger and stigma for sex workers. The Bill isfalsely entitled “Human … Continue reading →
STOP PRESS… STOP PRESS… STOP PRESS… STOP PRESS… STOP PRESS… May 22, 2014 Contact: Rachel West (415) 640-4250; Maxine Doogan (415) 265-3302 On May 19 sex worker groups went to Sacramento to protest against Senate Bill 1388, only to find … Continue reading →
US PROStitutes Collective opposes SB 1388 on the following grounds: Summary of provisions in the bill: Bill SB1388 would make clients guilty of a misdemeanor for buying sex, punishable by imprisonment in jail for at least 48 hours, but not … Continue reading →