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Resolute Opponents Of The Prison-Industrial Complex

Both in the United States and around the world, incarceration is the default punishment for certain crimes. However, many individuals and organizations are rethinking the justice process, calling attention to the inequities caused by racial discrimination and...

A Question of Identity

Nikki had been chronically homeless from early childhood through her young adult life.  She never finished high school and was forced to trade sex in order to survive from the age of 15 after giving birth to a daughter by a much older man who was exploiting her.  Now...
Denver’s Hunt for “Victims” or Sex Workers?

Denver’s Hunt for “Victims” or Sex Workers?

Article by Eris Brianna Boyd, 2011 Denver police are potentially wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars of taxpayer money and distorting facts while trying to find the elusive “victims” of a crime that is being blown immensely out of proportion. Police officials are...
SWOP Launches Chat Feature for Supporting Sex Workers

SWOP Launches Chat Feature for Supporting Sex Workers

Last week SWOP Behind Bars launched its chat for support feature on its website.  This feature will help us reach more sex workers who are unwilling to call traditional hotlines for crisis support.  Within a few minutes of launching, we were able to connect with a...