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.
Tenderloin Museum and the Center for Sex & Culture present: Wednesday January 25th, 2017 Doors: 5:30 pm Program: 6-8 pm Procession: 8-9 pm Presented by the Tenderloin Museum and the Center for Sex & Culture SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 2017) … Continue reading →
We support the New Hampshire bill NH HB 287 to establish a committee to study the decriminalization of sex work. Such a study is urgently needed and could play a crucial role in understanding the impact of criminalizing sex work … Continue reading →
Decriminalization would: 1. Increase safety. Police crackdowns break up safety networks. Raids, arrests and prosecutions make it harder for sex workers to collectively assert their rights to better working conditions. Street workers are forced into isolated areas and … Continue reading →
A lawsuit led by Erotic Service Provider Legal, Education & Research Project (ESPLERP) calls for the removal of California Penal Code 647(b), which criminalizes soliciting or engaging in prostitution. This law is used for most prostitution-related arrests in California. The court case … Continue reading →
LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) for sex workers is NOT a voluntary, non-arrest, no jail program as proponents suggest. It is NOT an alternative to the criminal justice system. LEAD programs authorize police to refer sex workers to a … Continue reading →