Oregon sex workers advocate for decriminalization, in their own words

Oregon sex workers advocate for decriminalization, in their own words

Oregon sex workers advocate for decriminalization, in their own words (opb.org [Oregon Public Broadcasting], July 19, 2021)
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Opinion: Portland Will Host the First Human Rights Commission Event for Oregon Sex Workers. Here’s Why.

Opinion: Portland Will Host the First Human Rights Commission Event for Oregon Sex Workers. Here’s Why.

Opinion: Portland Will Host the First Human Rights Commission Event for Oregon Sex Workers. Here's Why. (Portland Mercury, July 12, 2021)
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Paving the Path to Decriminalization in Oregon and Beyond

Paving the Path to Decriminalization in Oregon and Beyond

July 2, 2021 Paving the Path to Decriminalization in Oregon and Beyond (giddy.com, July 2, 2021) DSW’s Melissa Broudo is quoted: “We truly are sitting at the precipice of significant legislative change on a national level [for] this issue,” Broudo said. “This year alone, Oregon, with HB 3088, but also NEW...
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Advocates Plan Ballot Initiative to Repeal Oregon’s Prostitution Statutes

Advocates Plan Ballot Initiative to Repeal Oregon’s Prostitution Statutes

June 4, 2021 Advocates Plan Ballot Initiative to Repeal Oregon’s Prostitution Statutes (Willamette Week, June 4, 2021)
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Poll: Oregonians Support Decriminalizing Sex Work

Poll: Oregonians Support Decriminalizing Sex Work

Poll: Oregonians Support Decriminalizing Sex Work (The Appeal, March 17, 2021)
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Decriminalization News From Oregon and Louisiana

Decriminalization News From Oregon and Louisiana

March 3, 2021: New Orleans District 91 State Representative Mandie Landry proposed a new bill decriminalizing prostitution in Louisiana on International Sex Workers’ Rights Day. Landry partnered with local sex worker rights and domestic violence advocates to draft the legislation. Women With a Vision, a coalition that advocates for increased awareness around...
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An East Coast Advocacy Group Is Using Oregon as a Testing Ground for Decriminalizing Sex Work

An East Coast Advocacy Group Is Using Oregon as a Testing Ground for Decriminalizing Sex Work

An East Coast Advocacy Group Is Using Oregon as a Testing Ground for Decriminalizing Sex Work (Willamette Week, February 10, 2021)
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Hero of the Month: Portland-based stripper and sex worker rights activist Cat Hollis is demanding fair treatment for Black sex workers

Hero of the Month: Portland-based stripper and sex worker rights activist Cat Hollis is demanding fair treatment for Black sex workers

June 18, 2020 Across the country, strippers are mobilizing for increased labor rights and racial justice in the adult entertainment industry. At the center of the movement is Cat Hollis, a Portland-based dancer and founder of the Haymarket Pole Collective. The organization began its work in November of 2019 to...
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