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...
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“Gay Panic” Defense Can No Longer Be Used to Excuse Murder, a Win for Trans Sex Workers

Queer Liberation March: Pride Without Barriers in NYC

June 30, 2019 DSW attended the Queer Liberation March and political rally that followed on June 30, organized by the Reclaim Pride Coalition to commemorate...
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Queer Liberation March: Pride Without Barriers in NYC

Tiffany Cabán: Champion of Sex Workers’ Rights

Campaigning for district attorney of NYC, Tiffany Cabán initially declared victory on election night, June 25, 2019, but a full recount is currently ongoing due...
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Tiffany Cabán: Champion of Sex Workers’ Rights

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...
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California To Pass Bill for the Health and Safety of Sex Workers

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...
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Hawaii Passes Historic Change to Prostitution Law

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...
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Mexico City’s Decriminalization Law Not Yet Implemented
“Gay Panic” Defense Can No Longer Be Used to Excuse Murder, a Win for Trans Sex Workers “Gay Panic” Defense Can No Longer Be...
Queer Liberation March: Pride Without Barriers in NYC Queer Liberation March: Pride Without Barriers...
Tiffany Cabán: Champion of Sex Workers’ Rights Tiffany Cabán: Champion of Sex Workers’...
California To Pass Bill for the Health and Safety of Sex Workers California To Pass Bill for the...
Hawaii Passes Historic Change to Prostitution Law Hawaii Passes Historic Change to Prostitution...
Mexico City’s Decriminalization Law Not Yet Implemented Mexico City’s Decriminalization Law Not Yet...

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