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SF Supe's Program to Address Sex Work

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Dec 24
San Francisco Supervisor Hillary Ronen has announced she's launching a pilot program to address public safety concerns around sex work in the Mission district.

Germany Passes New Sex Worker Protection, No-Means-No Laws

Sep 27
German legislation designed to make life safer for sex workers, including making the use of a condom mandatory, and a stricter "no means no" law both passed their final hurdles Friday.

Rentboy Raid Inspires Activists From Coast to Coast

By Jason Parsley | Sep 13
The controversy started on Aug. 25 when Rentyboy's headquarters were raided in New York City by police, with help from Homeland Security. Reaction from the LGBT community was swift.

Sex Workers Protest Rentboy Raid

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 12
More than 100 sex workers and their supporters gathered in the Castro last weekend to protest the recent federal raid of gay escort site

On World Human Rights Day, Report Highlights Trans Health and Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
A new report by amfAR and GATE highlights the ongoing struggle of transgender individuals across the globe in their fight for access to appropriate and effective HIV care and treatment.

High HIV, Imprisonment Among Transwomen

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence that transgender women have disproportionately high rates of HIV infection and substance use, as well as unemployment, poverty, violence, victimization and discrimination.

Guyanese Gay Prostitutes Stabbed Dead, Suspect Commits Suicide

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 21
The main suspect in the stabbing murder of two gay sex workers in Guyana's capital of Georgetown last week died on Sunday, July 20 at Georgetown Hospital after confessing to the murders and setting himself on fire.

Groups Rally Against D.C.’s ’Prostitution-Free Zones’

By John Riley | Apr 19
Activists and advocates rallied to call for the repeal of ’’prostitution-free zones’’ (PFZs), which opponents say has led to profiling and harassment of transgender people.

The 11th International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
On December 17th, public events in 14 U.S. cities and 19 cities around the world will be held to call attention to violence committed against sex workers.

International Escort Awards Makes a Stop in South Florida to Find Best Local Rent Boy

By Ryan Dixon | Feb 10
The event will pit five of the best tops, bottoms and versatile rent boys the Sunshine State has to offer against each other in an online fan vote.

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