DSW's Communications Director Kaytlin Bailey

Sex Workers Win Major Decision in Federal Court

Decriminalize Sex Work www.DecriminalizeSex.Work Contact Kaytlin Bailey, Director of Communications kaytlin@dswork.org NEW YORK, NEW YORK January 27, 2020 Sex Workers Win Major Decision in Federal Court Sex workers and their allies have won an important victory in their ongoing constitutional challenge to FOSTA/SESTA, a federal law that is having a destructive impact on the health…Continue reading Sex Workers Win Major Decision in Federal Court

Bill To Study SESTA’s Harms To Be Introduced in Congress

Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) , who was one of only 25 votes opposing FOSTA/SESTA (SESTA) in 2018, has announced a bill to study this new federal law. The bill, which would cause the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study SESTA’s harmful effects, would “establish the risks sex workers face on a day to day basis: the…Continue reading Bill To Study SESTA’s Harms To Be Introduced in Congress

DSW Supports the Fight Against FOSTA in U.S. Court of Appeals

Earlier this year, DSW filed an amicus brief in support of the lawsuit brought against the U.S. government by the Woodhull Freedom Foundation (WFF), Human Rights Watch, The Internet Archive, and two other plaintiffs in reaction to the terrible federal law known as the “Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act” (FOSTA). FOSTA chills speech and harms sex…Continue reading DSW Supports the Fight Against FOSTA in U.S. Court of Appeals

DSW Supports the Continued Legal Fight Against FOSTA/SESTA

Next month, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the appeal of Woodhull Freedom Foundation et al v. The United States of America, a case that seeks to challenge the constitutionality of the Fighting Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA). FOSTA modified the Communications Decency Act Section 230 to permit civil and criminal suits against…Continue reading DSW Supports the Continued Legal Fight Against FOSTA/SESTA

Prostitution Advocacy Group Launches National Campaign To Decriminalize Sex Work

Decriminalize Sex Work www.DecriminalizeSex.Work Contact Kaytlin Bailey, Director of Communications kaytlin@dswork.org NEW YORK, NY ***EMBARGOED UNTIL 5:00 p.m. ET on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3*** Prostitution Advocacy Group Launches National Campaign to Decriminalize Sex Work In response to the new federal law that resulted in widespread censorship of websites that include sexual content, a new national organization…Continue reading Prostitution Advocacy Group Launches National Campaign To Decriminalize Sex Work