Photos: US PROS at Rally, International Women’s Strike (IWS) Oakland & Our Sex Worker Contingent


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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

Report: International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers-Oakland


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

Support New Hampshire Bill to decriminalize prostitution! Vote is tomorrow! Feb 17th


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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

Action Alert: Stop Discrimination in Cal Victims Compensation Program!


 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

Campaign Wins Repeal of Discriminatory Regulation against Sex Workers


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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

Links to Media Coverage of the Victory on Compensation for Rape


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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