Sex Workers Outreach Program

Sex Workers Outreach Project- Sacramento is a California State social justice network dedicated to upholding both civil and human rights of sex workers and their communities, focusing on ending violence and stigma through education and advocacy.

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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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SWOP Unity Days 2015

August 10th, 2015|0 Comments

The Sex Workers Outreach Project – Sacramento invites you to a Weekend of National Unity
SWOP Unity Days 2015!!!
October 16-18th
As SWOP begins its twelfth year as a national organization, we are finding new […]

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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 […]

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SWOP Sacramento Research on Survival Sex/Sex Trafficking – Now Available

July 25th, 2015|0 Comments

Sex Workers Outreach Project Needs Analysis

A year ago we began SWOP Sacramento in response to the closing of We saw an urgent need to help those who would become collateral damage. Historically each time there […]

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Come Visit SWOP Booth at Sacramento Gay Pride 2015

May 25th, 2015|0 Comments

SWOP Sacramento will have a fundraising booth at Sacramento Pride on June 6, 2015 on the Capitol Mall. There we will we will be selling items and seeking donations for our upcoming project The Haven. […]

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Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution

May 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Condoms as evidence of prostitution in the United States and the criminalization of sex work

Margaret H Wurth, Rebecca Schleifer, Megan McLemore, Katherine W Todrys, and Joseph J Amon§

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Consent, It’s Simple as Tea

May 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

We came across this funny, but very effective way to communicate just how easy it is to know when consent is given when it comes to sex. In fact, It’s simple as tea!

Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens (Full Length)

May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens is a much needed documentary that brings to light the discrimination that the young gay and transgendered sex workers face in Jamaica.

I’ve Only Just Begun

May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

I’ve Only Just Begun is a moving music short that we saw the first time in Paris. It artfully depicts one man’s fight to free his lover who is imprisoned in Russia for possession of […]

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Twitter Party! – Topic: Sex Work Is Not Trafficking

May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

 Please forward to anyone you feel might be interested!
SWOP Sacramento is hosting our first in a series of twitter parties. Our first party will coincide with the the 2015 San Francisco Sex Worker Film and […]

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Sex Work is not Trafficking – Movies – Community – Discussion

May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

The 2015 San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest

Sex Work is not Trafficking

Wednesday, May 20th at 7:00 PM
Omni Commons
4799 Shattuck Ave. Oakland

Sponsored by Red Light Legal

An evening of short movies and discussion for sex […]

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May 21st in San Diego- OHSA Hearing on Porn, Mandatory Condom Use

May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

The Adult Performer Advocacy Committee has gotten a hearing on Thurs, May 21st in San Diego with the Occupational Health And Safety Appeals Board.

The hearing is going to allow adult film actors to testify regarding mandatory condom use […]