WBUR has been running a series on massage parlors in the Boston area. We were recently contacted for comment in this five part series. As of writing, parts one, two, and three have been published, but the perspectives in the stories are still limited. We’ve sent this to WBUR, but we’d like to offer it to the public, unedited.
What is SESTA? SESTA (Senate Bill 1693) would close online platforms for the sex industry. Being able to […]
On Tuesday February 20th, 2018, a MASWAN member testified at the New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee in support of House Bill 287, a bill that would establish a committee to study issues related to changing prostitution laws in New Hampshire.
Call your Congressional Representative by Tuesday, February 27th to support sex workers’ rights to work!!
The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA, H.R. 1865) will make it even harder to prevent trafficking and protect trafficking victims. And government will surveil and censor online free speech, including activist free speech, more forcefully than ever before.
Last November, MASWAN member Bobbi Taylor spoke at the Boston University School of Public Health Symposium, Understanding Commercial Sex Policy: A Global and Local Perspective. Bobbi’s speech is available on YouTube in its entirety!
MASWAN member Bobbi Taylor spoke about visibility, trans rights, and sex work with Madeleine Bishop at the Public […]
We have developed an extensive list of resources and pieces to read on sex work and feminism, trafficking, public policy, and decriminalization from a variety of different points of view and fields of study. If you have any suggestions or comments, don’t hesitate to send them our way!
One of the things we’ll be posting regularly is a roundup of news stories about sex work from Massachusetts and the greater Boston area. If you see any stories we missed, let us know!
We are thrilled to launch the Massachusetts Sex Worker Ally Network website!!!