Hear Our Voice

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 […]

The Best Pole Dance Ever

By |November 11th, 2016|

The amazingly talented Jenyne Butterfly, winner of The first US Pole Dance Federation (USPDF) Championship in 2009

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, […]

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 […]

San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest

By |July 25th, 2015|

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 […]

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.