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The Cranky Queer: HIV activist and wellness writer

The Cranky Queer: HIV activist and wellness writer

SWOP Behind Bars cofounder Alex Andrews recently stumbled upon JD Davids’ blog/book-in-progress The Cranky Queer.  Davids’ “perspectives are shaped by decades bridging health education, medical & research advocacy (including alongside or up against NIH and...

Helen has Stage 4 Breast Cancer

Our incarcerated sex worker community has a member that just was diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer. She will receive cancer treatment while in prison at Lowell Womens Correctional Institution where we already know that health care is horrible, inconsistent and...
How prevalent is human trafficking in Polk Co, Florida?

How prevalent is human trafficking in Polk Co, Florida?

Reposted from The Lakeland Ledger Nov. 10 2019 Gary White Officials call Florida a hot spot for human trafficking, though reliable statistics are lacking. It’s also difficult to tell if law enforcement efforts have reduced trafficking. LAKELAND — Law enforcement...
How Decriminalizing Sex Work Became a 2020 Campaign Issue

How Decriminalizing Sex Work Became a 2020 Campaign Issue

Reposted from Mother Jones July 5, 2019 Matt Cohen How Decriminalizing Sex Work Became a 2020 Campaign Issue Behind the grassroots movement that is turning decriminalization into a mainstream fight for the left. When Julia Salazar, the 28-year-old Democratic Socialist...