#blacklivesmatter

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

Strippers: It is ILLEGAL for Strip Club Management to Take Money From You

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

Note to the Media:

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.

Night Moves No More

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

Time Change

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!

People Against Patriarchy Rally: Stop HEA 1337

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

March Updates

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: swopbloomington@gmail.com. It’s kind of a late notice, but we’re planning on tabling at the Back Door on free … More March Updates