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Understanding Some of the Common Legal Needs of Sex Workers

Understanding Some of the Common Legal Needs of Sex Workers

LGBTQ+ people overrepresented in the field, while underserved and sometimes not fully understood by those providing legal help By Derek J. Demeri in New Jersey Lawyer Magazine DEREK J. DEMERI is a graduate of Rutgers Law School, Class of 2020 and a co- founder of the...
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...

HIV & Solitary Confinement: CJ Palmer

On the 19th of January, 2018, CJ Palmer, a trans woman and former sex worker was charged with causing grievous bodily harm in relation to the alleged transmission of HIV to her ex-partner. CJ has been remanded in a maximum-security male prison in Western Australia...