Sex Workers Outreach Program

The Sex Workers Outreach Project- Sacramento is a California State social justice network dedicated to reducing harm, improving healthcare, and upholding both civil and human rights of sex workers and their communities. Our focus is on ending violence and stigma through education and advocacy, while addressing the health and well being of both trafficking victims and those who engage in survival sex.

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12 Nov Trans Day of Remembrance Statement & Fact Sheet

November 20th, 2015|0 Comments

On November 20, Sex Workers Outreach Project will join trans communities in recognizing Trans Day of Remembrance. The Day of Remembrance began in 1998 in Boston, as the trans community mobilized around the murder of […]


The loss of an activist and a friend… Grace Bellavue

October 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Yesterday Grace Bellavue out of Australia passed away. She was one of the most passionate and courageous people I’ve known. It will be a great loss for those of us who had the privilege of […]

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Health Equity in Sacramento – UC Davis

October 9th, 2015|0 Comments

A must attend event for those who want to know more about what is going on in the world of Health Care in the Sacramento area. Our Executive Director, Kristen DiAngelo will be speaking on […]

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A Historical First for Women Take Back the Night

October 8th, 2015|0 Comments

SACRAMENTO! Join us as we take to the streets for the 36th Annual Sacramento Women Take Back the Night!

The 2015 Rally and March will be an evening of remembrance, celebration, and action to stand against […]

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Sacramento News and Review: Best Sex Economist 2015

September 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Kristen DiAngelo

The onetime escort shone a much-needed light on the world’s oldest profession when, earlier this year, she asked street sex workers about their lives. The resulting survey proved revelatory, and cemented DiAngelo’s status as […]

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Sustain Condoms: Sustainable, Compassionate, and Charitable…

September 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Earlier this month, SWOP Sacramento received a very nice donation from Sustain Condoms, which can be bought at supermarkets locally.

“Whether the issue is social equity, climate change, poverty, water pollution, population growth or Fair […]

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Back to School Event for the Children of Sex Workers

September 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP) Sacramento

Annual Clothing and School Supply Drive for Children of those who have been victims of sex trafficking or survival sex

Each year hundreds of Sacramento residents are either victims of human […]

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Steve Gustafson & Kristen DiAngelo Saturday Sept 12th, CatalystCon West

September 7th, 2015|0 Comments

CatalystCon is a conference created to inspire exceptional conversations about sexuality. It is about reaching out and stimulating those who attend to create those important conversations in their own communities, changing how we as a […]

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Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference

September 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Pearl Callahan, Tara Cochinelle, and Kristen DiAngelo will be speaking at the Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference, on Sex Work, Human Trafficking and Social Justice at 1:30 pm on Friday, Sept 11th, at the […]

Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends

September 7th, 2015|0 Comments

A humoristic look at why heterosexual men should be in favor of gay marriage.

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Sacramento’s Red Light District

August 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Pearl Callahan pulls her sedan to the side of Stockton Boulevard, just up from an abandoned house with boarded-up windows, somewhere near Sacramento’s southern city limits. Planted on the stoop is a young woman with […]

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Amnesty International Adopts a Policy to Support the Decriminalization of Sex Work

August 11th, 2015|0 Comments

In a historical moment in our history, today Amnesty International adopted a policy supporting the decriminalization of prostitution.  The Sex Workers Outreach Project, Sacramento joins our colleagues around the world in celebrating the adoption of […]

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A Statement of Support for Heather and the Death of Neal Falls.

July 28th, 2015|0 Comments

I am Kristen DiAngelo, a survivor of sex trafficking, beatings, and sexual assault and a sex worker who uses the internet to meet clients. I first want to express my solidarity and support for Heather, […]

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San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest

July 25th, 2015|0 Comments

This year, once again, the amazing Carol Leigh hit it out of the park when it came to presenting sex worker films and art in a unique, honest, and informative manner. Sacramento Swop had a […]

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2015 LGBT Pride Gallery

July 25th, 2015|0 Comments

We thought we’d share a bit of our time at Sacramento Pride…

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SWOP Sacramento’s New Office

July 25th, 2015|0 Comments

We are excited to say we are settled into our new office. Cozy and quaint, we are now have a place to call home. We look forward to growing and developing many programs from this […]

Police: If You’re Carrying Condoms, You Might Be a Hooker (Don’t cops have better things to do?!)

July 25th, 2015|0 Comments

Imagine a city that passes out condoms for free and busts people who carry condoms (such as Sacramento… yes, sad but true!) . That’s what seems to be happening in New Orleans, where the city’s […]