SWOP Bloomington strongly supports the struggle against police and the struggle for people of color’s humanity to be recognized. Black sex workers are often targeted by police (see the Daniel Holtzclaw case, for example) and experience exorbitant amounts of racism and sexual assault from cops. Don’t forget about black sex workers as you take your… More #blacklivesmatter
It is illegal for strip club management to take your hard-earned money, dancers. It’s illegal for them to fine you when you’re late to work. It’s illegal for them to fine you when you’re no call/no show. Strip club management will tell dancers they are independent contractors, but they don’t treat dancers like independent contractors.… More Strippers: It is ILLEGAL for Strip Club Management to Take Money From You
Notorious for their unethical behaviors, we kindly ask the media to stop contacting us in the future. We are not interviewing with anyone at this time, or ever, for any reason. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.
In order to get a better idea of where everyone’s at and how to address needs of sex workers, SWOP Bloomington is asking current or former sex workers to please fill out this anonymous form. It shouldn’t take too long and your answers will help us tremendously! The link to the form is: http://goo.gl/forms/Z4ofJpdnqQ.
Upon the eventual relocation of Bloomington Hospital (from west second street over to the golf range, 75 acres off the State Road 45/46 bypass) which will make it difficult for low-income families to access, the luxury apartments that are cropping up downtown, old buildings with character being renovated and repossessed by the city or wealthier… More Night Moves No More
The time for our pro-choice rally on Friday, April 8th has changed to 5PM instead of 3:30PM for the convenience of others. See you at Sample Gates!
Photo credit: Elaine Benken On Thursday, March 24, Mike Pence signed the HEA 1337, a new law notorious for being the strictest abortion law in the US. According to the NUVO, based out of Indianapolis, IN, the HEA 1337 “outlaws abortion for a variety of reasons, adds additional barriers to obtaining an abortion, and requires… More People Against Patriarchy Rally: Stop HEA 1337
Just a quick reminder that our peer group support meeting is on Sunday, March 20th at the Monroe County Library in meeting room 214 at 12:30PM. This is for current and former sex workers only. We will be discussing the purpose and goals of having this peer support group and what we plan on doing around… More SWOP Meeting Reminder
A special thanks to everyone who came out (and those who were really interested, but couldn’t make it) to the first SWOP Bloomington meeting! If you would still like a copy of the notes, shoot an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. It’s kind of a late notice, but we’re planning on tabling at the Back Door on free… More March Updates
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