Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 2015

Come Visit SWOP Booth at Sacramento Gay Pride 2015

By |May 25th, 2015|

SWOP Sacramento will have a fundraising booth at Sacramento Pride on June 6, 2015 on the Capitol Mall. There we will we will be selling items and seeking donations for our upcoming project The Haven. The Haven will be the first drop in center for sex workers by sex workers in Sacramento area. We believe […]

Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution

By |May 23rd, 2015|

Condoms as evidence of prostitution in the United States and the criminalization of sex work

Margaret H Wurth, Rebecca Schleifer, Megan McLemore, Katherine W Todrys, and Joseph J Amon§

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The vulnerability of sex workers and transgender women to HIV infection is a result of many factors including […]

Consent, It’s Simple as Tea

By |May 22nd, 2015|

We came across this funny, but very effective way to communicate just how easy it is to know when consent is given when it comes to sex. In fact, It’s simple as tea!

Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens (Full Length)

By |May 19th, 2015|

Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens is a much needed documentary that brings to light the discrimination that the young gay and transgendered sex workers face in Jamaica.

I’ve Only Just Begun

By |May 19th, 2015|

I’ve Only Just Begun is a moving music short that we saw the first time in Paris. It artfully depicts one man’s fight to free his lover who is imprisoned in Russia for possession of what they call “Gay Propaganda”. A must see in our eyes.

 

Twitter Party! – Topic: Sex Work Is Not Trafficking

By |May 19th, 2015|

 Please forward to anyone you feel might be interested!
SWOP Sacramento is hosting our first in a series of twitter parties. Our first party will coincide with the the 2015 San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest. The event will begin May 20, 2015 at 7pm PST (10pm EST) til 10pm PST (1am EST) with […]

Sex Work is not Trafficking – Movies – Community – Discussion

By |May 19th, 2015|

The 2015 San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest
Presents:

Sex Work is not Trafficking

Wednesday, May 20th at 7:00 PM
Omni Commons
4799 Shattuck Ave. Oakland

Sponsored by Red Light Legal

An evening of short movies and discussion for sex workers and allies who are in the cross hairs of anti-trafficking campaigns.

Our community includes people who identify as sex workers […]

May 21st in San Diego- OHSA Hearing on Porn, Mandatory Condom Use

By |May 19th, 2015|

The Adult Performer Advocacy Committee has gotten a hearing on Thurs, May 21st in San Diego with the Occupational Health And Safety Appeals Board.

The hearing is going to allow adult film actors to testify regarding mandatory condom use and other health & safety regulations that might be applied to the adult industry. More details on the issue are here and here

Hearing […]

SWOP Sacramento begins In Service Program for Health Care Professionals

By |May 14th, 2015|

Monday, May 18th will be SWOP Sacramento’s first In Service workshop in Sacramento at the Gender Health Center to advocates, counselors and staff of GHC. We will be presenting a class called Sex Work, Human Trafficking, and Social Justice.

Sacramento SWOP’s board and members speak at numerous venues on many topics. We are always looking for […]

How To Stay Safe and Sane on the Streets

By |May 14th, 2015|

Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP)/Safer Alternatives through Networking (SANE)
Present
Street Safety for those in the Sex Trade and a Meal
Street Workers are targets for those who know you have little safety. Learn how to stay sane and safe while working in the sex trade. Know what resources there are out there for Sex workers, while learning […]