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Remembering Shannon Williams

  • January 23, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

It is with a heavy heart that we share news of the passing of Shannon Williams, sex worker rights activist extraordinaire,... Continue Reading

Top insights into your event fundraisers

  • January 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

What have We Learned from the Drug War about Prohibition?

  • January 19, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

In a bold Ted Talk talk, drug policy reformist Ethan Nadelmann makes an impassioned plea to end the “backward, heartless, disastrous”... Continue Reading

#BlackLivesMatter Solidarity Statement

  • December 16, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

On December 17th, 2014 we will commemorate the 12th Annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. On this day... Continue Reading

Dec 17th, The International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

  • MaryMagdalene

Wed. Dec 17th — 6:30 meet up, 7pm procession, 8:30 vigil Starts and ends at the Merchant Cafe – 109 Yesler Way, Seattle,... Continue Reading

Fund International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

  • November 19, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

Click here to view SWOP-USA’s IndieGoGo page to help raised funds for this important day of reflection and remembrance. December 17th, International... Continue Reading

Sex Workers Oppose the Mass Arrest of “Johns”

  • November 18, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

There have been several articles published in King County, highlighting the efforts of local law enforcement to “crack down” on the... Continue Reading

Updates from SWOP Chapters around the USA

  • November 17, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

Each SWOP chapter is different, using volunteer power and grassroots organizing to work on initiatives that help promote the rights and... Continue Reading

Transgender Day of Rememberance

  • November 16, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

On Thursday November 20th, members of SWOP will be attending an event in Ravenna to acknowledge members of the transgender community... Continue Reading

Join Us for SASS – Seattle Annual Sex Work Symposium!!

  • October 28, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

December 12-14 with a vigil on Dec 17th Tickets Available NOW! For far too long, sex workers have been ignored... Continue Reading

Strippers Sue Pierce Country to Protect Identities

  • October 22, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

Strippers in WA are being faced with the prospect of have their business licenses, which contain private information such as home... Continue Reading

How to Be an Ally to Sex Workers

  • October 17, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

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SWOP Rocks! Monthly Drop-In Day for Volunteers

  • September 24, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

SWOP Rocks!  Monthly Volunteer Drop In Sunday Oct 5th 2-4pm First Sunday of Each Month – 10/5, 11/2, 12/7 Center for... Continue Reading

September Events for Sexy Professionals!

  • August 25, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

Monthly SEPIA Brunch Sept 3rd 11:30-1:30 Location sent out a day before the event – RSVP Required Our monthly brunches serve... Continue Reading

“You Might Think” Postcard Campaign

  • August 22, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

We completed a set of three “You Might Think…” postcards to hand out at events, and we’ve started distributing them to... Continue Reading

Help Us Stuff Our Goodie Bags!

  • August 8, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

You know all of those little bottles of shampoo you keep hoisting from hotels? Well, we want them! SWOP-Seattle is seeking... Continue Reading

Online Memoir Writing Class for Sex Workers! Free!

  • August 7, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

This just in from the @RedUPNYC Red Umbrella Project in NYC: The Red Umbrella Project Memoir Writing Workshop is a FREE eight-week long... Continue Reading

Decriminalise Sex Work to Help Control Aids Pandemic

  • August 5, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

This is big news for future decriminalization efforts! Presentations by medical professionals at the International Aids Conference in Melbourne reveal that... Continue Reading

Know Your Rights Manual for the Sex Worker Community: Criminal Law

  • July 31, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

This document recently came our way via contacts at the Sex Workers Project Urban Justice Center and The National Lawyers Guild Bay... Continue Reading

China sex-worker advocate ‘blocked’ from travel to AIDs Conference

  • July 20, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

Sex worker advocate Ye Haiyan has been barred from leaving China to attend the World AIDS Summit.  This is not the first... Continue Reading