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IDEVASW 2013 is December 17th!

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.   Stilt walkers, acrobats, hookers, activists.  And, you. 5:00 pm   Processional (Wear red, bring red umbrellas, candles, an open heart) 6:00 pm   El Tiradito Shrine, […]

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A Kiss for Gabriela playing April 24, 2013 in Tucson

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.

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Project RAISE – Jail or Jesus?

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. […]

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December 17th in Tucson – Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

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 […]

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Dangerous Client

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.

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SLUTWALK Tucson

Slutwalk is coming to Tucson! Slutwalk Tucson will take place in Downtown Tucson 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.’ […]

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March 3rd is Int’l Sex Worker Rights Day

The 3rd of March is International Sex Worker Rights Day. The 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 […]

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International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Event Schedule

December 17, 2009: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.     El Presidio Park, 160 West Alameda Street, Tucson, AZ.   Performance art/art installation with the theme, “No Human Involved.”  The central image will be a physical representation of the Perryville Prison which will honor the Marcia Powell tragedy, a performance piece/die-in and live  music. 6:30 p.m. -  7:30 p.m.  […]

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The Door’s Always Open

If you’re interested in attending a meeting of SWOP-Tucson, we periodically have meetings open to the public.   If you identify as a sex worker and are interesting in joining SWOP, you’re invited to our regular  meeting held on the first Wednesday of each month.  There is a screening process we use to ensure the safety […]

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