DSW Newsletter #4 (July 2019)
“Gay Panic” Defense Can No Longer Be Used to Excuse Murder, a Win for Trans Sex Workers
Just before the June 30, 2019, kickoff of the World Pride March in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed A2707, a new law that bans the "gay and...Read More
California To Pass Bill for the Health and Safety of Sex Workers
On July 1, 2019, the California Assembly passed SB 233 54-13. SB 233 is an act to amend section 1162 of the penal code by prohibiting the arrest of a...Read More
Hawaii Passes Historic Change to Prostitution Law
On July 2, 2019, with the passage of SB1039, Hawaii became the first state in the U.S. to allow a person to have a prostitution conviction erased without being a...Read More
Mexico City’s Decriminalization Law Not Yet Implemented
Mexico City lawmakers voted 38-0 on May 31, 2019, to decriminalize prostitution in the nation's capital city. Rep. Temistocles Villanueva from the ruling center-left Morena Party says that the law...Read More
“Gay Panic” Defense Can No Longer Be...
California To Pass Bill for the...
Hawaii Passes Historic Change to Prostitution...
Mexico City’s Decriminalization Law Not Yet...