Mark Your Calendars

April 6, 2021: Equality New York (EQNY), a statewide advocacy organization working to advance equality and justice for LGBTQI New Yorkers and their families, will hold its 2021 Advocacy Day on April 6. DSW’s Legal Director Melissa Broudo, is part of the team organizing the day; DSW’s J. Leigh Oshiro-Brantly and Ceyenne Doroshow, and Broudo herself, will all be featured on panels throughout the event.

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.equalityny.org/2021-nys-lgbtqi-virtual-advocacy-day/

SWOP Mayoral Forum

(tentative date) May 20, 2021: SWOP Brooklyn will host a New York City Mayoral Candidate Forum on sex work and police reform. Candidates will answer questions from the community and have the opportunity to outline their plans to hold law enforcement accountable, reform mass incarceration, and improve the health, safety, and human rights of sex workers, trafficking survivors, and our communities at large. The date is subject to change.

Courtesy of Equality New York.

DSW Newsletter #24 (March 2021)

Heroes of the Month: Scientists for Sex Worker Rights

March 3, 2021 Since 2001, sex workers, allies, and advocates have commemorated International Sex Worker Rights Day on March 3 in an effort to raise awareness of the human rights abuses...
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Heroes of the Month: Scientists for Sex Worker Rights

Rhode Island Introduces Legislation Aimed at Protecting Sex Workers

March 8, 2021 DSW is pleased to be working with allies in Rhode Island on four bills critical to the health and safety of sex workers and communities as a...
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Rhode Island Introduces Legislation Aimed at Protecting Sex Workers

Decriminalization News From Oregon and Louisiana

March 3, 2021: New Orleans District 91 State Representative Mandie Landry proposed a new bill decriminalizing prostitution in Louisiana on International Sex Workers’ Rights Day. Landry partnered with local sex worker rights...
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Decriminalization News From Oregon and Louisiana

Welcome, Rebecca Cleary!

March 24, 2021 DSW is thrilled to welcome Rebecca (Becca) Cleary, J.D., to the team! Cleary joins DSW as a staff attorney. She is guided by the belief that a...
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Welcome, Rebecca Cleary!

Mark Your Calendars

April 6, 2021: Equality New York (EQNY), a statewide advocacy organization working to advance equality and justice for LGBTQI New Yorkers and their families, will hold its 2021 Advocacy Day...
Read More
Mark Your Calendars
Heroes of the Month: Scientists for Sex Worker Rights Heroes of the Month: Scientists for...
Rhode Island Introduces Legislation Aimed at Protecting Sex Workers Rhode Island Introduces Legislation Aimed at...
Decriminalization News From Oregon and Louisiana Decriminalization News From Oregon and Louisiana
Welcome, Rebecca Cleary! Welcome, Rebecca Cleary!
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