Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 2015

A Statement of Support for Heather and the Death of Neal Falls.

By | 2017-03-21T22:13:56+00:00 July 28th, 2015|Hear Our Voice, News|

I am Kristen DiAngelo, a survivor of sex trafficking, beatings, and sexual assault and a sex worker who uses the internet to meet clients. I first want to express my solidarity and support for Heather, the woman who courageously shot and killed Neal Falls when he assaulted her. Heather worked as a sex worker via [...]

San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest

By | 2015-07-25T22:45:01+00:00 July 25th, 2015|Events, Hear Our Voice|

This year, once again, the amazing Carol Leigh hit it out of the park when it came to presenting sex worker films and art in a unique, honest, and informative manner. Sacramento Swop had a large attendance at the film festival and stayed for the incredible discussion afterwards about Human Trafficking and the current laws [...]

Police: If You’re Carrying Condoms, You Might Be a Hooker (Don’t cops have better things to do?!)

By | 2017-03-21T22:13:56+00:00 July 25th, 2015|Videos|

Imagine a city that passes out condoms for free and busts people who carry condoms (such as Sacramento... yes, sad but true!) . That's what seems to be happening in New Orleans, where the city's health department doles out protection while the city's police department doles out harassment. According to "In Harm's Way," a recent [...]

SWOP Sacramento Research on Survival Sex/Sex Trafficking – Now Available

By | 2017-03-21T22:13:57+00:00 July 25th, 2015|Educational, Fund Raising, Research|

Available for download today! Sex Workers Outreach Project Needs Analysis A year ago we began SWOP Sacramento in response to the closing of www.sfredbook.com. We saw an urgent need to help those who would become collateral damage. Historically each time there is policing of indoor sex work, we see a huge increase in street [...]