How Decriminalizing Sex Work Became a 2020 Campaign Issue – Mother Jones

How Decriminalizing Sex Work Became a 2020 Campaign Issue – Mother Jones
— Read on www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/07/how-decriminalizing-sex-work-became-a-2020-campaign-issue/

Behind the grassroots movement that is turning decriminalization into a mainstream fight for the left. 2,120 more words

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California Passes SB233

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2.2019

Contact: Maxine Doogan, 415-265-3302, info@esplerp.org

Sex Workers Applaud Vote By California Assembly For Passing SB233

SB 233 prohibits the arrest for prostitution of people who witness or are a victim of specified violent and serious crimes, and prohibits the use of condoms as evidence of sex work. 404 more words

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Briefing Note: Sex Work Is Not Sexual Exploitation, NSWP – 2019

Year: 2019

This Briefing Note outlines the problems with the conflation of the term ‘sexual exploitation’ with sex work, and how this exacerbates harms to sex workers. 126 more words

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"We, Made of Bone" by Mahtem Shiferraw

“We, Made of Bone” by Mahtem Shiferraw These days, I refuse to let you see me the way I see myself. I wake up in the morning not knowing whether I will make it through the day; reminding myself of the small, small things I’ve forgotten to marvel in; these trees, blood-free and bone-dry have come to rescue me more than once, but my saving often requires hiding yet they stand so tall, so slim and gluttonous refusing to contain me; even baobab trees will split open at my command, and carve out fleshless wombs to welcome me. 48 more words

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We Applaud SF (D) Scott Weiner: CA SB 233

CA Senate Bill 233 prohibits the arrest of people involved in sex work when they come forward as a witness or victim of specified violent and serious crimes, as well as prohibiting use of condoms as evidence of sex work. 868 more words

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