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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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
Presents:

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 […]

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SWOP Sacramento begins In Service Program for Health Care Professionals

May 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Monday, May 18th will be SWOP Sacramento’s first In Service workshop in Sacramento at the Gender Health Center to advocates, counselors and staff of GHC. We will be presenting a class called Sex Work, Human […]

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How To Stay Safe and Sane on the Streets

May 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP)/Safer Alternatives through Networking (SANE)
Present
Street Safety for those in the Sex Trade and a Meal
Street Workers are targets for those who know you have little safety. Learn how to stay sane […]

SEX WORKER VIRTUAL EVENT!!!! – Thursday May 7, 2015

May 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

When: May 7, 2015

Time: 7 pm

What: SWOP Sacramento is hosting a ground breaking virtual event that we believe will be wave of the future. Together we will be able to achieve what those of us […]

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Valentine’s Day Party

February 14th, 2015|0 Comments

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Party notes…

February 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Amidst sirens and helicopters in the heart of Oak Park we sat together making Valentines. A large drug house had just been raided a block away, and yet, there were those who braved the streets […]

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Needs Analysis Research Project

February 1st, 2015|0 Comments

In December of 2014, SWOP Sacramento, in conjunction with Safer Alternatives through Networking and Education (S.A.N.E.) began a research project to determine the needs of the sex workers in the Sacramento area. Rachel Anderson, our […]

Safe House Placement

January 15th, 2015|0 Comments

In December 2014, SWOP Sacramento had our first safe house placement. It was a learning curve for all of us here in Sacramento. During outreach, we had made contact with a woman who was kidnapped […]

New Projects on the Horizon

January 8th, 2015|0 Comments

The Haven

Our flagship program will be called the Haven. We envision the Haven as a drop-in center on Stockton Blvd in Sacramento. This center will offer both services and comfort. Our services will include trauma-focused […]

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Dec 17th – International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers…

December 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Our day started with out reach to the street workers in Sacramento. Sacramento Swop raised over $1,000 to fund bags filled with necessities and blankets for those workers in need.

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Sacramento’s First Dec 17th Event

December 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Our Day Begun at the Oakpark Community Center as we were joined by many of the workers and gave out the gift bags.

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Dec 17th: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Vigil and March

December 17th, 2014|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Dec 17th: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Vigil and March

Sacramento, CA – December 6, 2014 – The Sex Workers Outreach Project Sacramento Branch is hosting their first annual International Day […]