Stories about Sex Work

Supes want to crack down on massage businesses

Both therapeutic massage outlets and sex-worker advocates oppose measure by Sup. Katy Tang

Sex workers organize national anti-SESTA/FOSTA protests Saturday

Backers of the new law say it will curb sex trafficking—but the effect on sex workers and an open Internet has already been calamitous.

Appeals court considers challenge to prostitution laws

Judge: 'Why should it be illegal to sell something that you can give away for free?'

Tremble, fair reader, before the mighty Litquake!

13 can't-miss events -- from Black Panthers to Kathy Acker -- at this year's sprawling literary festival, October 6-14.

Will the courts legalize sex work?

Appeal to liberal Ninth Circuit seeks to bring sex work under the privacy rules of the Constitution

The real-estate sleaze reaches high tide in the DCCC race

Facts and truth don't matter a bit in last-minute hit mailers. Oh -- and are the people funding the real-estate slate even registered to vote in this town?

Dem Party Chair Mary Jung’s sex-work hypocrisy

She rails against candidates who support decriminalization of sex work -- but ignores the fact that much of her own slate is in favor of decriminalization, too

Some Mother’s Daughter: Fighting the criminalization of sex workers

Event in SF discusses the connections between the "Grim Sleeper" serial murder case in LA and the lives of poor women, sex workers, and prisoners

Move to overturn prostitution laws advances, for now

Federal judge appears open to at least hearing arguments about the legitimacy of laws that ban paid sex work

Homeland Security: The new morals police?

Are we going back to the days when the cops raided queer clubs and harassed street queens? by Tommi Avicolli Mecca AUGSUST 31, 2015 -- “What...