Justice for Shelly Resnick! Stop targeting sex worker activists! At a time of economic recession, why are sex workers trying to make a living being targeted? And why is taxpayers’ money being used to arrest and prosecute an activist? The sex worker community, with the support of people from all walks of life, is mobilizing […]
US PROStitutes Collective
Our sister organisation the US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS) is a multiracial network of women who work or have worked in different areas of the sex industry. Founded in 1982, US PROS campaigns for the decriminalization of prostitution and for justice, protection and resources so that no one is forced into prostitution through poverty or violence.
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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 plan to show up! Bring a red umbrella. It is going to rain! Meet up […]
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 of the California Trafficking Victims Protection Act, I am not aware of any prosecutions for […]
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 ballot, many people likely snickered at the possibility that San Francisco might take its place […]
Thursday, October 30, 7pm -9pm First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco Info:415-626-4114, firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.YesonPropK.org, http://www.prostitutescollective.net For the last century, year after year, sex workers in SF have been hounded, arrested and jailed, evicted, raped and even murdered, their children taken away. Those of us who have least – often women of color […]
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 their rights and safety. It would enable them to report abuse in the industry without […]
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, away from violence and criminalization. Proposition K on the San Francisco ballot calls for the […]
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 – to prohibit the city from arresting prostitutes – will make it easier for sex workers […]
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 hundreds of hours of overtime pay, paid for by you the tax payer, as they […]
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 September 2008 US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS) is part of a coalition supporting Proposition K. […]