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.
20th Anniversary Celebration of the In Defense of Prostitute Women’s Safety Project (IDPWS) & City Proclamation On March 12th, 2019, a celebration took place in San Francisco City Hall and a proclamation issued for the 20th anniversary of the IDPWS. … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
The Board of Supervisors is considering stepping up enforcement for massage establishments. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner) By Joshua Sabatini on October 16, 2018 1:00 am Sex worker advocacy groups on Monday opposed a proposal to increase San Francisco’s ability to shut down … Continue reading →
URGENT: The September 25 hearing in Oakland has been postponed. We’ll post the new date when we know it. In the meantime, please call Oakland City Council members to oppose this proposed legislation (see info below) Action Alert! Action Alert! Action … Continue reading →
Action Alert! Action Alert! Action Alert!Stop legislation that negatively impacts sex workers in Oakland. Going after clients violates rights & increases discrimination vs sex workers On July 19 legislation was introduced by Oakland City Council Member Abel Guillen to arrest … Continue reading →
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 →