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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...
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...
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...

SWOP Behind Bars Advocacy Toolkit: Florida SB 540/HB 851

Last updated: March 31, 2019. SWOP Behind Bars is calling for heavy revisions to Florida Senate Bill 540 (SB 540) and the House companion bill 851 (HB 851). SWOP Behind Bars will only support these bills if the “Soliciting for Prostitution Registry/Public...

SWOP Behind Bars Advocacy Toolkit: Florida HB 703/SB 926

SWOP Behind Bars supports Florida House Bill 703 (HB 703) and its counterpart Senate Bill 926 (SB 926) which would greatly expand health education in public schools and repeal the abstinence-only mandate. We also advocate for amending these bills to include human...