November 2016

Call to Action

By |November 11th, 2016|

Today, we call upon sex workers and other adult entertainers to assist us in our fight to be free from persecution and be endowed with the same civil rights as others in this nation. We stand firm that it is “our bodies and our right”.

As many of you know, the CEO and two of the […]

2016 Clothing Voucher Program

By |November 11th, 2016|

We are proud to announce our new voucher program courtesy of the very generous Later Day Saints Church. They are currently providing clothing and survival supply vouchers for our more marginalized workers. Monthly interns and volunteers go out to the fields and streets and offer shopping trips to the LDS thriftshop Deseret Industries. We are […]

October 2016

To Fight Sex Trafficking, Decriminalize Sex Work

By |October 7th, 2016|

Sacramento, CA. USA – October 6, 2016 -The Sex Workers Outreach Project of Sacramento is alarmed by today’s raid on Backpage.com’s Dallas offices and the arrest of their CEO, Carl Ferrer, and controlling shareholders Michael Lacey and James Larkin. It concerns us that the discourse around this arrest conflates consensual sex work with sexual exploitation, […]

September 2015

Sustain Condoms: Sustainable, Compassionate, and Charitable…

By |September 20th, 2015|

Earlier this month, SWOP Sacramento received a very nice donation from Sustain Condoms, which can be bought at supermarkets locally.

“Whether the issue is social equity, climate change, poverty, water pollution, population growth or Fair Trade, Sustain aspires to operate as a model for how a business can have a positive impact in every area […]

Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference

By |September 7th, 2015|

Pearl Callahan, Tara Cochinelle, and Kristen DiAngelo will be speaking at the Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference, on Sex Work, Human Trafficking and Social Justice at 1:30 pm on Friday, Sept 11th, at the student union at Toledo University. For more information about this presentation  TraffickingConference.

August 2015

Amnesty International Adopts a Policy to Support the Decriminalization of Sex Work

By |August 11th, 2015|

In a historical moment in our history, today Amnesty International adopted a policy supporting the decriminalization of prostitution.  The Sex Workers Outreach Project, Sacramento joins our colleagues around the world in celebrating the adoption of the Draft Policy On Sex Work at the International Committee Meeting of Amnesty International.

“Amnesty International is the largest and most […]

July 2015

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

By |July 28th, 2015|

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 […]

Sacramento Sex Workers are too Scared to Carry Condoms – News & Review

By |July 25th, 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 […]