United States: Please vote YES ON PROPOSITION K

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!!Urgent call to action!! People of Asian descent and of all ethnicities and nationalities! When:  Monday, November 3rd 6pm, Wanted: lion head masks, lion dancers! Asian drummers (taiko?), horns, kazoos and signs! Please call 1-877-776-2004       x5 for info or if you … Continue reading

United States: PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT…YES ON PROP K

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WHAT: Public Speaks Out in Support of Prop K CONTACT: Rachel West             415.640.4250       or Carol Leigh             415.751.1659 DATE: Saturday, November 1st, 2008 TODAY’S ACTIVITIES: precinct walking; phone banking Legal Professionals Speak Out On Prop K Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender “Since the passage … Continue reading

United States: San Francisco’s Prostitutes Support a Proposition

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Sex-related businesses have expanded in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. A ballot measure in the city would decriminalize prostitution. By JESSE McKINLEY Published: October 31, 2008 New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — When Proposition K was added to Tuesday’s … Continue reading

The oldest conundrum

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Oct 30th 2008 | AMSTERDAM AND AUCKLAND From The Economist print edition The red lights are going out all over Europe—but not elsewhere WHEN the Netherlands legalised brothels eight years ago, the mood was upbeat. Politicians thought they were well on the … Continue reading

United States: Yes on K is the Christian thing to do

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SF Bay Guardian Wed Oct 29, 2008 OPINION Why would a Christian minister support Proposition K, the November ballot initiative that would decriminalize prostitution in San Francisco? There are many reasons. Prop. K would allow sex workers to organize for … Continue reading

United States: Prop K Could End Criminalization for Prostitutes

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On The Issues Magazine – Fall 2008 Rachel West On election day many hope for a transformation away from the politics of war, greed and repression. Many San Franciscans also hope for a transformation for sex workers and our families, … Continue reading

Decriminalize prostitution – vote yes on Prop. K

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Jeffrey D. Klausner Monday, September 8, 2008 San Francisco voters have an opportunity on election day to reduce violence against women and improve the health of sex workers and their clients. Voting yes on Proposition K to decriminalize prostitution – … Continue reading

Who profits from the criminalization of sex workers?

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The police, DA and the diversion program with the misleading name of Standing Against Global Exploitation (SAGE) as well as so-called anti-trafficking feminists. How do they make money from criminalizing sex workers? -         The police working the lucrative vice squad make money on … Continue reading

United States: San Francisco will vote on Prop K

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On November 4th, day of the US presidential election, another historic vote is taking place. The people of San Francisco will vote on Proposition K Decriminalizing sex work Prioritizing sex workers’ safety & rights. Vote YES on PROP K! 8 … Continue reading

United States: City and County of San Francisco Master Report

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Number: 001564 File Type: Resolution Status: Passed Enacted: 810-00 Effective: Version: 1                          Reference:                 In Control:  Mayor File Name: Mitigating violence against prostitutes    Introduced: 8/28/00 Requester: Cost:                          Date Passed: 9/29/00 Comment: No fiscal impact Title: Resolution urging the Police Department, the … Continue reading