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
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 →
For Release On Thursday December 12, 2013 Contact: Maxine Doogan, Erotic Service Providers Union 415-265-3302 & Rachel West, US PROStitutes Collective 415-640-4250 Sex Workers Groups and Supporters Celebrate Victory in Sacramento Sex worker groups and supporters are celebrating the historic … Continue reading →
…..ACTION ALERT..…ACTION ALERT…..ACTION ALERT.…. Dear Friends, Our campaign to overturn discriminatory regulations of the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) urgently needs your action. We are coming down to the wire and pressure is needed for the final push. The CalVCP board … Continue reading →