September 11, 2015 - 11:11 am
When law enforcement targets sex workers and the websites they use, mainstream outlets and organizations tend to give them a pass. But with the raid on Rentboy.com, that script has flipped.
March 14, 2014 - 10:16 am
Last year, Monica Jones was targeted as part of Project ROSE, an “arrest alternative” anti-prostitution program. As Jones’ trial starts, here’s a look at how Project ROSE operates.
November 1, 2012 - 9:39 pm
California voters hold the power this Election Day to decide if many thousands of people convicted of prostitution-related offenses in their state must now register as sex offenders.
October 2, 2012 - 8:32 am
When you picture a human rights defender, are they carrying handcuffs? Are they removing you from your home or workplace and directing you into a police van?
September 22, 2010 - 6:00 am
In response to increased calls for prohibitions on sex work at a Congressional hearing and intensified campaigns against the internet sex trade, Third Wave Foundation released its position statement on young people engaged in sex work.
February 10, 2009 - 7:00 am
In rural Nevada, the possible expansion of the brothel industry has sex workers hoping to be given a central role in governing their own industry, rather than being seen as at-risk women who require protection from themselves.