Bay Area, international support groups discuss sex workers’ rights in Oakland

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https://oaklandnorth.net/Thanta Laovilwanyakul(middle) talks about her experience as a sex worker at the “Public Meeting with Empower.” By Saemmool Lee Posted March 21, 2018 1:14 pm On Monday evening, Thanta Laovilwanyakul, a sex worker from Thailand, sat in front of a stage at … Continue reading

Victory: Amnesty from arrest for sex workers reporting crime

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January 11, 2018,  ***PRESS RELEASE*** San Francisco announces first in-the-country policies to support sex workers who are victims or witnesses to violence in reporting to law enforcement. “Prioritizing Safety for Sex Worker” policies would protect a sex worker reporting a violent … Continue reading

Bay Area Int’l Day to End Violence against Sex Workers

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December 17, 2017   Center for Sex & Culture   1349 Mission St.  {bet. 9th & 10th Sts.}   Film show, discussion & potluck,  2-4 pm     “Les Prostitutées de Lyon Parlent – The Prostitutes of Lyon Speak ” by Carole Roussopoulos … Continue reading

San Francisco Sex Workers Battle For Rights, Legitimacy

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July 6, 2017 6:00 AM CBS SF Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — “Did you f*** her first or did you pay her first?” a man nonchalantly asked his friend outside a cluster of massage parlors on Kearny Street in … Continue reading

Is Feminism Failing Sex Workers? (article) — IAI News

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>  From our sisters in the English Collective of Prostitutes June 5, 2017   Why moral objections to sex work are hypocritical.   Niki Adams | Spokeswoman, English Collective of Prostitutes,   Adams campaigns for the decriminalisation of sex work and … Continue reading

US PROS film show at Sex Worker Film & Arts Festival: Saturday, May 27th, Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco, 4:00 – 5:30 PM

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US PROS flyer sex worker film festival Les Prostitutées de Lyon Parlent  – The Prostitutes of Lyon Speak  by Carole Roussopoulos On 3 June 1975, 150 prostitute women occupied the church of St. Nizier, one of the main churches in the centre of Lyon, … Continue reading

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