How SEX Workers stay SAFE

On International Sex Workers Rights Day US Congress Reintroduces Historic Legislation that Centers the Health and Safety of Sex Workers

The Devastation of SESTA/FOSTA

Cream background with red flowers, red writing. “Sex workers became even more vulnerable after the passage of SESTA/FOSTA in 2018 which pushed more sex workers offline and into the streets, where they have to work in isolated areas to avoid arrest and deal with clients without background checks. The SAFE SEX Workers Study Act would study these effects, helping us make informed policy decisions that protect sex workers’ health and rights. Sex workers, like all workers, have the right to safety and security as they make a living.” — American Civil Liberties Union
Cream background with red outlines of flowers, red box with text. “In order for Sex Workers to be counted, Sex Workers must be accurately represented and considered. The harm of FOSTA-SESTA cannot be easily quantified, but this is a step in the right direction.” — Assembly Four. Text below “Tell Congress to pass the SAFE SEX Workers Study Act, Introduced 3/3/22 by Sen. Warren, Rep. Khanna, Rep. Lee and Sen. Wyden.

The SAFE SEX Workers Study Act

Cream background with red outlines of flowers, red box with text. “The legislative process needs to be an inclusive one, where those impacted by public policy have a rightful seat at the table. The Safe Sex Workers Study Act is an important bill that seeks to ensure that trafficking survivors, those that participate consensually in commercial sex work, and everyone in between, has a voice and can engage in the legislative process equally by sharing their lived experiences, expertise, and the impact of any policy that purports to help them. Otherwise, legislation can jeopardize the health, safety, and the inherent right of citizens to work and to live a self-determined life,” said Amara Legal Center CEO Carole Bernard. Text below “Tell Congress to pass the SAFE SEX Workers Study Act, Introduced 3/3/22 by Sen. Warren, Rep. Khanna, Rep. Lee and Sen. Wyden.

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