I can’t remember when we first starting folding cranes to hang in the tree that overlooks the historic El Tiradito Shrine at Meyer and Cushing Streets in downtown Tucson, but it’s become a tradition for the Tucson chapter of the Sex Workers Outreach Project for the last several years. Each year in the weeks prior […]
We invite you to join us on Tuesday, December 17th for our IDEVASW event. It’s free and open to the public. 4:30 pm Main Library at Stone & Alameda: Die In/Art/Performance 5:00 pm Processional (Wear red, bring red umbrellas, candles, an open heart) 6:00 pm El Tiradito Shrine, Meyer & Cushing Street: Remembrance/Stories/Music/Poetry Also, please […]
A Kiss for Gabriela, the story of Gabriela Leite, a Brazilian grandmother, whore, poet and activist, is showing as part of the 2013 Arizona International Film Festival, 8pm, Wednesday, April 24 at The Screening Room, 127 E Congress. Filmmaker Laura Murray will be there.
Church members, law enforcement, and social service agencies came together last night at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church to stage a sting, which resulted in the arrest of 13 sex workers. Only four of the thirteen arrested qualified to participate in the three month diversion program that, if completed, would allow their charges to be dismissed. […]
December 17th is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. This event was created to call attention to crimes committed against sex workers all over the globe. Please join us in Tucson for a march and vigil to remember sex workers who have lost their lives this Saturday, December 17th, 2011. 4:30 p.m. Joel […]
A dangerous client has assaulted a number of workers in Tucson over the past three years. An article in the Tucson Weekly last week covered the story.
Stacey Swimme, activist for the Sex Workers Outreach Program (SWOP) discusses the recent murders of sex workers in Long Island. Stacey Swimme discusses the Long Island murders… by BeyondPixBroadcast
Slutwalk is coming to Tucson! Slutwalk Tucson will take place in Downtown TucsonÂ Friday, May 13, 2011 at 5pm. The ‘Slutwalk’ movement originated as a street parade in Toronto, Ontario, after a police officer involved in a sexual assault case stated the victim `would not have been raped had she not been dressed like a slut.’ […]
The observance of International Sex Workers Rights Day originated in 2001 when over 25,000 sex workers gathered in India for a sex worker festival. The organizers, Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, a Calcutta based group whose membership consists of somewhere upwards of 50,000 sex workers and members of their communities. Sex worker groups across the world […]
December 17th is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. This event was created to call attention to hate crimes committed against sex workers all over the globe.Â Originally conceived as a memorial and vigil for the victims of the Â Green River Killer in Seattle, the day has become an annual event to […]