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

US PROS quoted in Washington Post

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Increased sex trafficking during the Super Bowl is a dangerous myth, these L.A. sex workers say https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2022/02/08/sex-workers-trafficking-super-bowl/ Washington Post Ahead of the event, campaigns to curb trafficking have been popping up in the city. Some believe it could lead to … 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

US PROS quoted in: “Has FOSTA Accomplished Its Goals?”

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Liberal CurrentsLauren Crosby · March 16, 2021 In April 2018, the Trump administration signed FOSTA—a combination of the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act and the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act—into law, ostensibly a response to the Section 230 protections which kept … 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

Sex Workers Protest Mission Police Crackdown – MEDIA LINKS

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https://kcbsradio.radio.com/blogs/carrie-hodousek/san-francisco-sex-workers-demand-police-protection http://www.sfexaminer.com/sex-worker-advocates-demand-sfpd-shut-unit-focused-street-prostitution/ https://missionlocal.org/2018/12/sex-workers-advocates-denied-entry-into-mission-station-in-protest-over-sex-worker-abatement-unit/ https://kcbsradio.radio.com/media/audio-channel/groups-demand-sfpd-prioritize-safety-sex-workers http://www.sfweekly.com/news/sex-workers-advocates-challenge-mission-police/ _________________________________________________________________________________________ Sex worker advocates demand SFPD shut down unit focused on street prostitution Maxine Doogan, left, with the Sex Workers and Erotic Service Providers Legal Educational and Research Project speaks alongside sex workers and advocates … 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