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A day of mourning and solidarity.

  • December 17, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

We had a fantastic showing of dedicated people who came out to demand an End to Violence Against Sex Workers, and... Continue Reading

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers – Events

  • November 25, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

Come to one, come to all… support us in efforts to raise awareness about this important day! Continue Reading

Friday Dec. 19th – Community Health Fair

  • MaryMagdalene

Come by for lunch, donate or pick up a warm coat and sweater, enjoy our 2pm safer sex presentation, get assistance... Continue Reading

Saturday Dec. 19th – Panel Discussion: Stigma Kills

  • MaryMagdalene

Free to the public – donations accepted at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/panel-discussion-stigma-kills-tickets-1973598586 STIGMA KILLS – The Harmful Impact of StereotypesFree Panel Discussion on Saturday... Continue Reading

Sunday Dec. 20th – Burlesque FUNdraiser!

  • MaryMagdalene

 Pre-sale tickets include 5 raffle tickets at the door!  Raffle prizes included T-shirts, books, sexy toys, and more! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/burlesque-fundraiser-for-swop-seattle-tickets-19735872526 Continue Reading

Transgender Day of Remembrance

  • November 13, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

TDOR events and locations On November 20, Sex Workers Outreach Project will join trans communities in recognizing Trans Day of Remembrance.... Continue Reading

Maggie McNeill: Why We Should Decriminalize Prostitution

  • October 10, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

Maggie McNeill sat down with Reason TV’s Thaddeus Russell for a wide-ranging interview where she responds to the feminist critique of... Continue Reading

Call to Action: Support Amnesty International!

  • MaryMagdalene

On August 11 2015, a crucial vote to protect the human rights of sex workers was passed at Amnesty International’s decision-making... Continue Reading

Male Sex Workers Condemn Raid on RentBoy.com

  • September 6, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

Last week federal police in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security raided Rentboy, a male escort advertising website, arresting the... Continue Reading

Petition Alaska’s Absurd “Anti Trafficking” Laws

  • August 24, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

Amber Batts Trial Follow-up  A couple of links to follow up on the Amber Batts trial: there is a great article... Continue Reading

Petition to support Amnesty International

  • MaryMagdalene

Thank you Amnesty! ESPLERP commends Amnesty International for policy that supports the full decriminalization of all aspects of consensual sex work.... Continue Reading

AIyesAmnesty International votes YES in Support of Decriminalization!

  • August 14, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

Amnesty’s Press Release on the Decision http://www.amnestyusa.org/news/press-releases/global-movement-votes-to-adopt-policy-to-protect-human-rights-of-sex-workers Q&A on the Policy to Protect the Human Rights of Sex Workers http://www.amnestyusa.org/news/press-releases/qa-on-the-policy-to-protect-human-rights-of-sex-workers Amnesty... Continue Reading

Support Amnesty International’s proposed policy calling for the decriminalisation of sex work

  • August 6, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

 (SWOP-Seattle) and our allies take this opportunity to express our support for Amnesty International’s draft policy calling for the decriminalization of... Continue Reading

Support Our Allies!! Gender Justice League Fundraiser

  • August 2, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

We love our allies and Gender Justice League (GJL) is most definitely one of them!  Thursday, August 6th GJL presents the... Continue Reading

Man Targeting Sex Workers for Murder is Shot by Escort

  • MaryMagdalene

“Heather” is the only name she has been identified by but to sex workers across the United States, “hero” would be... Continue Reading

How You Can Help Protect Sea Turtles

  • July 20, 2015
  • Victor Tihai

In male fish without seed him abundantly grass heaven fish. Given have thing divided whose life fly, over days a beginning... Continue Reading

July is Sex Worker Appreciation Day – Celebrate with us!

  • July 15, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

SWOP-Seattle hosts a variety of events, largely for the purpose of educating the public on sex worker issues, and for providing an... Continue Reading

Free Panel Discussion – Sex Work in Society

  • July 9, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

Monday July 20th 7-9pm Calamus Auditorium at Gay City  517 East Pike Street In honor of Sex Worker Appreciation Day, SWOP-Seattle... Continue Reading

Interview with ESPLERP Founder and Activist Maxine Doogan

  • July 2, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

Interview with ESPLERP Founder and Activist Maxine Doogan By Sol Finer We at SWOP-Seattle were incredibly lucky to have activist Maxine... Continue Reading