US PROS Speech at Sex Worker Rights Symposium for Super Bowl Week ’22

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On February 9th, 2022 the Stop The Raids committee held a Sex Worker Rights Symposium online. The committee came together to oppose the false pretext of an increase in trafficking during Super Bowl as an excuse for massive police crackdowns … Continue reading

Know Your Rights To: Protection Justice, Compensation for Sex Workers & Formerly Incarcerated People – Campaign & Booklet

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On July 14th 2021 US PROStitutes Collective launched a new Know Your Rights campaign and booklet for sex workers and formerly incarcerated people. The booklet focuses on hard won laws and policies that have to do with protection, justice and … Continue reading

Media: “Sex workers are human too. They deserve protections for reporting violence.”

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Lauren Crosby Medlicott , Opinion Contributor, Business Insider Feb 14, 2021, 5:03 AM Sex workers are scared to report violence for fear of criminalization for prostitution.  Between 45% and 75% of sex workers globally have experienced violence at work. Until decriminalization of sex … Continue reading

ACTION ALERT: Support CA Bill SB 233 Improving Sex Workers Health & Safety!

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ACTION ALERT!   ACTION ALERT!   ACTION ALERT! SB 233 prohibits the arrest of sex workers when they come forward as a victim of or witness to a serious crime, and calls for an end to possession of condoms being used as … Continue reading

US PROStitutes Collective Welcomes Bill to Improve Sex Workers Health and Safety – SB 233

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The US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS) strongly supports SB 233 Improving Sex Worker Health and Safety which prohibits the arrest of sex workers when they come forward as a victim or a witness to report violent and serious crimes.  We … Continue reading

D17: Stand with sex workers demanding that Mission Police stop arrests and prioritize safety!

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International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Stand with sex workers demanding that Mission Police stop arrests and prioritize safety! Noon on December 17, 2018 Mission Police Station 630 Valencia Street, SF More women, particularly mothers, are being driven … Continue reading

Media – How Sex Workers Made San Francisco Safer for Everyone

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Next City  BY HANNAH ALBARAZI | OCTOBER 25, 2018 San Francisco has a unique city department that most cities don’t have: the Department on the Status of Women. This department works to ensure that women and girls in the community have equal economic, … Continue reading

Press Release: California enacts historic measure to prioritize safety for sex workers

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CALIFORNIA ENACTS HISTORIC MEASURE TO PRIORITIZE SAFETY FOR SEX WORKERS BASED ON SAN FRANCISCO’S FIRST-IN-THE-COUNTRY POLICIES AB 2243, inspired by San Francisco’s “Prioritizing Safety for Sex Worker” policies, amends the Evidence Code to protect a sex worker reporting a violent … Continue reading