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.
Category Archives: Rape, Violence & Serial Murders
US PROS took part in the IWS in Oakland with women in 50 other countries participating. We spoke at the main rally (see video link) at Oscar Grant Plaza, which was packed with thousands of people, and our statement was … Continue reading →
Posted by thenationreport SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA – The 14th Annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex workers was organized by the US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS), a network of former or current workers and their supporters in all areas … Continue reading →
Action Alert from the US PROStitutes Collective URGENT: The vote on the New Hampshire Bill HB1614 to decriminalize prostitution was postponed last week and will be voted on tomorrow February 17! Legislators are hearing from people in NH opposed to … Continue reading →
Dear Friends, Sex workers who are victims of violent crimes other than rape, sexual assault or domestic violence are still not covered under a statute in the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP). We are asking for your support to change … Continue reading →
A 10 month campaign led by sex worker organizations won an exciting victory on December 12, 2013 when discriminatory regulations in the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) were overturned. At a CalVCP Board meeting in Sacramento, the three Board members … Continue reading →
See links to unprecedented nationwide media coverage of the victory at the California Victim Compensation board to allow sex workers compensation for rape. ——————————————————————————————————————– TAKEPART: “Prostitutes Who Are Attacked Could Have a Safety Net in This State” SALON: “In major legal victory, … Continue reading →