All posts tagged "sex workers"

  • Legalizing Sex Work: A Rentboy.com escort on why legalization matters

    Advertising on Rentboy.com turned Nick Kinkand’s life around. The 33-year-old had broken up with his boyfriend, was homeless and couch-surfing at friends’ houses, and was...

  • Hotline Call Frequency Slow But Regular

    Last Friday, Aug. 1, marked the three-month anniversary for the LGBTQ Violence Response Hotline. Although there is still much more needed to publicize the 24-hour...

  • Groups Rally Against PFZs

    About 20 community activists and advocates rallied Friday outside the John A. Wilson Building, which houses the mayor’s office and the D.C. Council chambers, to...

  • Studying Sex Workers

    Delegates to AIDS 2012 were given the opportunity to listen to the latest research on sex workers, their behaviors, and risk of acquiring HIV. Among...

  • Human Rights Watch Decries Condom Confiscation

    The international human rights organization Human Rights Watch released a report July 19 that claims police in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington...

  • Arrested Development

    For the past three-and-a-half years, local transgender activist Earline Budd has volunteered her time on Wednesdays, visiting transgender inmates at the D.C. Department of Corrections'...

  • Sex-Worker Soiree

    Different Avenues, a local organization advocating on behalf of young people -- particularly GLBT youth -- affected by homelessness, HIV and violence, released a report...

  • The Ick Factor

    Some gay folks just wish that my colleagues and I in the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance would shut up about sex. It's not that...

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