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Less is Best When Comparing Models of Sex Trade Governance

The sex trade is a vast and complex economy where people from all walks engage in erotic acts in exchange for money, goods, resources, and services. Policies governing erotic transactions have been historically been crafted through moral outrage. The outcome has been...

Brief Statement on the March 16th Massage Parlor Shootings

The March 16th  deadly massage parlor shootings are a devastating tragedy for the victims, their families and coworkers, for Asian American and Pacific Islanders and for our community at-large. While it is not clear that these women were participating in erotic labor,...

2021 Sex Worker Super Bowl Bail Out

The Super Bowl/Sex Trafficking myths come back every year and even though they have been debunked thoroughly by multiple reliable resources, there are 100’s of anti trafficking advocates in Tampa right now, hunting Sex Workers and their clients! We are fighting...

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...