After Contentious Hearing, D.C.’s Bill To Decriminalize Sex Work Isn’t Getting a Vote (dcist.com, November 1, 2019)
No Vote Planned for D.C. Sex Work Decriminalization Bill (Washington Blade, October 23, 2019)
D.C. Councilmember Discusses Bill To Decriminalize Sex Work (NPR’s All Things Considered, October 20, 2019)
At D.C.’s First Hearing on Sex Work Decriminalization, Everyone Said They Were Protecting the Vulnerable
At D.C.’s First Hearing on Sex Work Decriminalization, Everyone Said They Were Protecting the Vulnerable (dcist.com, October 18, 2019)
The District of Columbia City Council held a hearing on the Community Safety and Health Act of 2019 (Bill 23-0318), which would decriminalize sex work in the nation’s capital. This would-be historic measure addresses health risks, violence against women, and human trafficking in Washington, D.C. DSW Communications Director Kaytlin Bailey testified at the 14-hour hearing…Continue reading No Vote Planned for Decrim Bill in D.C.
LGBTQ Advocates Deliver Letter to D.C. Councilmembers Calling for Sex Work Decriminalization (Metro Weekly, October 2, 2019)
For Immediate Release: June 3, 2019 Contact: Matthew Nocella, (202) 724-8105 Councilmember David Grosso re-introduces legislation to decriminalize sex work in D.C. Washington, D.C. – With increased support from Council colleagues, Councilmember David Grosso today announced the re-introduction of legislation that would reduce violence and improve public health and safety by removing criminal penalties for consensual…Continue reading Councilmember David Grosso Re-Introduces Legislation To Decriminalize Sex Work in D.C.
In an exciting new bill affecting the D.C. in 2017, a task force would be created in order to study the effects of decriminalizing full service work in D.C. and make any recommendations for the future. (The Washington Post, October 13, 2017)