November 2021

Gov. Hochul Signs START Act Into Law

November 16, 2021 In a historic and long-fought victory, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Survivors of Trafficking Attaining Relief Together (START) Act into...
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Gov. Hochul Signs START Act Into Law

Commission Studying Sex Work Law and Policy Convenes in Rhode Island

November 16, 2021 A commission to study the health and safety impact of laws related to sex work met for its first official hearing at...
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Commission Studying Sex Work Law and Policy Convenes in Rhode Island

Decriminalization Gaining Momentum in Oregon

November 16, 2021 Advocates in Oregon filed a petition on the Sex Worker Rights Act which would decriminalize consensual adult sex work with the Oregon...
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Decriminalization Gaining Momentum in Oregon

Conferences

October 26: APHA’s Annual Meeting DSW’s J. Leigh Oshiro-Brantly, Melissa Broudo, and Frances Steele attended the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado,...
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Conferences

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2021 Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is observed each year to commemorate and honor lives lost to acts of anti-transgender violence. TDOR originated...
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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Hero of the Month: Gwendolyn Ann Smith

November 20, 2021 For Gwendolyn Ann Smith, the end of Rita Hester’s life was a beginning. Smith was living in San Francisco, working as a...
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Hero of the Month: Gwendolyn Ann Smith

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December 2: Panel Discussion The Center for Public Health and Human Rights at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is...
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Gov. Hochul Signs START Act Into Law Gov. Hochul Signs START Act Into...
Commission Studying Sex Work Law and Policy Convenes in Rhode Island Commission Studying Sex Work Law and...
Decriminalization Gaining Momentum in Oregon Decriminalization Gaining Momentum in Oregon
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Transgender Day of Remembrance Transgender Day of Remembrance
Hero of the Month: Gwendolyn Ann Smith Hero of the Month: Gwendolyn Ann...
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