“Sex Workers Fight Back Against a Dangerous Law by Stepping Into the Spotlight”

The sex workers are gathered here in Manhattan to fight back against SESTA/FOSTA, a federal law passed under the guise of combating human sex-trafficking but that effectively destroyed crucial online spaces for sex workers. While sex workers say the law is putting their lives at risk, it has invigorated the community and pushed the issues facing sex workers into the national consciousness. Before SESTA/FOSTA, Red says, getting the mainstream press to pay attention “was unthinkable.”

June 4, 2018 / by Melanie Ehrenkranz

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