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Sex Worker Safety IS Human Trafficking Prevention

When I first began working in the anti-trafficking movement, I had a decade of experience working as a rape crisis center responder. I was familiar with trauma-informed care, non-judgmental provision of services, and the ways in which victim-blaming, rape culture, and...

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...