DSW Files Legal Brief in Federal Court Case

February 20, 2019

DSW drafted and submitted to a federal CA court a spirited amicus brief that challenges the constitutionality of the devastating FOSTA/SESTA law.

This “friend of the court” brief was cosigned by an impressive array of organizations, including Sex Workers Project, National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, Brooklyn Defender Services, St. James Infirmary, and other allies.

DSW Newsletter #1 (April 2019)

DSW & allies hold SESTA/FOSTA panel at SXSW

March 11, 2019 DSW teamed up with Alex Andrews from SWOP Behind Bars, Dan Savage, Larry Walters and River del Lano from Uncaged Love to discuss the dangerous implications of...
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DSW & allies hold SESTA/FOSTA panel at SXSW

DSW Hosts Soiree With Dan Savage

March 11, 2019 DSW hosted in Austin a soiree with Dan Savage, donors, local activists, and panelists, where advocates for decriminalization shared strategies and stories. Libertarians, progressives, harm reduction advocates,...
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DSW Hosts Soiree With Dan Savage

DSW & allies lobby RI legislators

March 14, 2019 DSW teamed up with COYOTE RI and allied organizations to educate RI legislators about the negative impact of criminalizing prostitution. DSW’s lobbyists and local RI advocates engaged...
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DSW Files Legal Brief in Federal Court Case

February 20, 2019 DSW drafted and submitted to a federal CA court a spirited amicus brief that challenges the constitutionality of the devastating FOSTA/SESTA law. This “friend of the court” brief was...
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DSW Files Legal Brief in Federal Court Case

DSW Hosts Panel at Seattle Summit

March 2, 2019 DSW hosted a panel at the Seattle Annual Sex Worker Summit after the debut of the documentary War on Whores, which investigates the harms of criminalizing sex...
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DSW Hosts Panel at Seattle Summit
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DSW & allies lobby RI legislators
DSW Files Legal Brief in Federal Court Case DSW Files Legal Brief in Federal...
DSW Hosts Panel at Seattle Summit DSW Hosts Panel at Seattle Summit

DSW Newsletter Archive

VIP With Erika Jayne

December 21, 2018

Melissa Broudo got to meet and greet Erika Jayne, one of DSW’s VIPs, when she recently played in Brooklyn, NY, on December 21, 2018. Melissa was able to thank her for her vocal support of sex workers on her show, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She is an inspiration to all people to live their greatest fantasies.

from L to R: Erika Jayne, Melissa Broudo

Harm Reduction Coalition Attorney Panel

October 1, 2018

Melissa joined providers from Legal Aid Society and Brooklyn Defender Services on a panel on representing sex workers at the Harm Reduction Coalition.

from L to R: Legal Aid Society (LAS) social worker Sara Weston-Shea, Brooklyn Defender Services attorney Jillian Modzeleski, LAS attorney Ryan Wall, and Melissa Broudo

Canvassing

August 24, 2018

Kaytlin Bailey led one of the first sex worker canvasses going door to door talking about decriminalization.

CANVASSING

Canvassing

August 24, 2018

Kaytlin Bailey talks to voters on behalf of Julia Salazar, who is one of the first politicians to run (and win) openly supporting sex worker rights.

PS1 MOMA Sex Worker Festival of Resistance

March 2018

Melissa coordinated and led a panel discussing diversity of experience within the sex industry at the first-ever sex worker event hosted by MOMA.

legal panel from L to R: Melissa Broudo, Shirley McLaren of APROSEX, J Leigh, Ceyenne Doroshow, Giselle Marie, RJ Thompson

Women’s March NYC – Sex Worker Contingent

January 2018

Melissa Broudo and members of the sex worker activist community, the NYC stripper strike, and allies marched together in the second Women’s March in NYC.

 

Melissa Broudo and members of the sex worker activist community, the NYC stripper strike, and allies marched together in the second Women’s March in NYC.

Recorded Interview

December 2017

Melissa has participated in dozens of interviews on video, podcasts, and in print. Here she is being interviewed in her home as part of a video for the website of GLITS, a sex workers’ rights and transgender rights organization for which she serves on the advisory board.

The Oldest Profession Podcast

November 2017

Kaytlin Bailey poses with a red umbrella, the international symbol of sex worker rights, for The Oldest Profession Podcast.

Sex Worker’s Stand Up

June 2017

Kaytlin Bailey performs at QED during a show she produced, Sex Worker’s Stand Up.

The Stand

January 2016

Kaytlin Bailey performs at The Stand in NYC.