Decriminalize Sex Work’s Statement on Manhattan DA’s Announcement

Decriminalize Sex Work’s Statement on Manhattan DA’s Announcement

Manhattan district attorney Cyrus R. Vance, following in the footsteps of other New York City boroughs, announced that his office would no longer prosecute individuals for prostitution and unlicensed massage. The news was met with mixed emotions from sex workers and their allies because the policy leaves intact the criminalization of clients. Some welcomed the…Continue reading Decriminalize Sex Work’s Statement on Manhattan DA’s Announcement

She Works Hard for the Money: Decriminalization and changing public attitudes makes sex work safer for everyone

She Works Hard for the Money: Decriminalization and changing public attitudes makes sex work safer for everyone (Motif) DSW’s Ariela Moscowitz is quoted: “We’re always pushing sex work to be seen as work … and to improve the health and safety of sex workers and communities at large. We know full decriminalization leads to a…Continue reading She Works Hard for the Money: Decriminalization and changing public attitudes makes sex work safer for everyone

Brooklyn DA: Outstanding prostitution warrants from past 4 decades dismissed

Brooklyn DA: Outstanding prostitution warrants from past 4 decades dismissed (News 12) DSW’s Melissa Broudo is featured: “This is not just symbolic. It is meaningful for those over 857 people whose lives were directly impacted by criminalization who either had warrants hanging over their heads or pending court cases hanging over their heads. The criminal…Continue reading Brooklyn DA: Outstanding prostitution warrants from past 4 decades dismissed