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Video Project for Sex Workers

  • May 29, 2018
  • Savannah Sly

NSWP is launching a new project – ‘sex workers speak out’ – to amplify sex workers’ voices from across the world.... 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

Local Sex Workers Speak Out Against Proposed Legislation

  • February 18, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

By MARCIE SILLMAN & KATE O’CONNELL from KUOW http://kuow.org/post/local-sex-workers-speak-out-against-proposed-legislation Marcie Sillman speaks with Washington state Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, about the need for legislation which... Continue Reading

Meet the Sex Workers Who Lawmakers Don’t Believe Exist

  • February 11, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

How a New Anti-Trafficking Push in Olympia Is Disrespecting and Endangering Consensual Sex Workers by Sydney Brownstone Published in the Stranger... Continue Reading

Sex Work Style Guide – Writing Accurately & Ethically about Sex Work

  • February 9, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

This Style Guide for journalists and reporters was written by Mistress Matisse, and can be found on her blog. Thank you... Continue Reading

Seattle Sex Workers Speak Up at the State House

  • February 8, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

This past week, volunteers from SWOP-Seattle went twice to the State House to address concerns over several anti-sex trafficking bills that... Continue Reading

San Francisco Sex Worker Film & Art Festival

  • January 30, 2015
  • MaryMagdalene

Call for Movie Submissions First submission deadline is March 1, 2015 The San Francisco Sex Workers Film and Arts Festival– Biennial,... 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

“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

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

The War On Sex Workers Escalates with FBI Shutdown of MyRedBook

  • July 19, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

This is a thorough and sobering article about what the FBI shutdown of sex worker review forum (and free advertising site)... Continue Reading

The Price of a Sex-Slave Rescue Fantasy

  • June 8, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

In this article publish in the New York Times, Melissa Gira Grant explains how organizations that claim to rescue victims of... Continue Reading

Seattle Sex Worker Anti-Violence Demonstration 3/19/14

  • March 9, 2014
  • MaryMagdalene

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sex Workers Anti-Violence Demonstration Time: 8am-1pm Tuesday March 18th, 2014 Location: Seattle Municipal Court is at 600 5th Ave. From:... Continue Reading