!!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 point: o’farrell and polk streetsMarch through the […]
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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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 […]
Sex-related businesses have expanded in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. A ballot measure in the city would decriminalize prostitution.By JESSE McKINLEYSAN FRANCISCO — When Proposition K was added to Tuesday’s ballot, many people likely snickered at the possibility that San Francisco might take its place alongside such prostitute-friendly havens as Amsterdam and a few […]
Thursday, October 30, 7pm -9pmFirst Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin Street, San FranciscoInfo:415-626-4114, email@example.com://www.YesonPropK.org, https://www.prostitutescollective.netFor 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 – have received the […]
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 fear of prosecution. It would improve their chances […]
On The Issues Magazine – Fall 2008Rachel WestOn 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 decriminalization of consenting […]
Margaret Prescod, Every Mother is a Working Mother and Black Coalition Fighting Back Seriel Murders”Racist implementation of the law means that for sex workers on the street it is Black and Brown women who will be first arrested.There is an economic crisis going on in this country and the millions of dollars going into criminalising […]
Jeffrey D. Klausner 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 to report violence to […]
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 hound and […]
On November 4th, day of the US presidential election, another historic vote is taking place. The people of San Francisco will vote on Proposition KDecriminalizing sex work – Prioritizing sex workers’ safety & rights. US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS) is part of a coalition supporting Proposition K. Five days before the election, we are holding […]