United States; Trafficking – a justification for increased deportations and a moralistic crusade against prostitution

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1. The public’s understandable concern for victims of trafficking including young people is being used to promote a moralistic and dangerous crusade against prostitution. The anti-trafficking campaign allied with law enforcement and the religious right claims that all prostitution is rape/sexual exploitation. It … Continue reading

United States: San Francisco press conference against cuts

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Rachel West, In Defence of Prostitute Women’s Safety, (project of US Prostitutes Collective and Legal Action for Women) speaking at a press conference on the steps of City Hall, San Francisco, against cuts in funding to groups addressing violence against … Continue reading

United States: US PROStitutes Collective model letter to oppose trafficking bill in Congress

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Dear Friends, The US PROStitutes Collective has asked the Global Women’s Strike to circulate a model letter to Senators opposing provisions in HR 3887, the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2007. The law is currently before the … Continue reading

United States: Mobilize against anti-sex censorship passing for anti-trafficking

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By US Prostitutes Collective, Thursday, 11 August 2011 at 23:53 Defend Village Voice under attack for adult ads. Protest Women’s Funding Network undermining sex workers’ rights & safety. Village Voice is under attack for running Backpage.com the on-line adult classified ads … Continue reading

United States: Sex workers groups and other oppose protest of Craigslist

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STOP PRESS…STOP PRESS…STOP PRESS…Thursday July 8, 2010 Contact: Rachel West (US PROS)  415-640-4250   Sex workers groups and others oppose protest of Craigslist US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS) and others will be holding a counter protest at Craigslist today at … Continue reading

United States: Debating Whether It’s a Crime to Rest on San Francisco’s Sidewalks

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SAN FRANCISCO — Starchild, a self-described sex worker and a candidate for San Francisco supervisor, says there is absolutely no reason that his beloved city needs any more rules. “I think that with a lot of laws, half of it is … Continue reading